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Page 289 - Her Majesty the Queen of England confirms and guarantees to the chiefs and tribes of New Zealand, and to the respective families and individuals thereof, the full, exclusive, and undisturbed possession of their lands and estates, forests, fisheries, and other properties which they may individually or collectively possess, so long as
Page 18 - It shall be lawful for the Governor, by Proclamation, to constitute within New Zealand convenient electoral districts for the election of members of the said House of Representatives, and to appoint and declare the number of such members to be elected for each such district, and to make
Page 18 - the registration and revision of lists of all persons qualified to vote at the elections to be holden within such districts, and also provision for the appointing of Returning Officers, and for issuing, executing, and returning the
Page 18 - the orderly, effective, and impartial conduct of such elections ; and in determining the number and extent of such electoral districts, and the number of members to be elected for each district, regard shall be had to the number of electors within the same, so that the number of members to
Page 52 - said,—I beg to move, as an amendment, That the Bill be referred to a, Select Committee, to consist of
Page 18 - members of the House of Representatives, as nearly as may be, the same proportion as the number of electors within such district shall bear to the whole number of electors in New Zealand.
Page 55 - The House divided on the question, "That the words proposed to be omitted stand part of the question.
Page 109 - to it. I do not wish to take up the time of the House ; but I