The Municipal Corporations Act, 1882, and Provisions of the Ballot Act and Corrupt Practices Prevention Acts Applicable to Municipal Elections, and Other Statutes: With Notes (Google eBook)

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Knight, 1883 - Municipal corporations - 446 pages
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Contents

Power of mayor to appoint deputy
23
Officers of Council 17 The town clerk and deputy
24
The treasurer
25
Section Page
26
Accountability of officers
27
Meetings and Proceedings of Council Committees 22 Quarterly and other meetings of council appointment of committees minutes c
28
Byelaws
30
Power of council to make byelaws 3
31
Evidence of byelaws
32
Halfyearly accounts of treasurer
33
Audit and publication of treasurers accounts
34
Revising Assessors 29 Revising assessors in nonparliamentary boroughs
35
Division of Borough into Wards or alteration of Wards 30 Proceedings for division of borough into wards or altera tion of wards
36
Supplemental and Exceptional Provisions 31 Occupation of part of house
38
Rules as to qualification of burgess on succession c
39
Obligation to accept office or pay fine
40
Section Page 35 Declaration on acceptance of office
42
Reeligibility of office holders
43
Filling of casual vacancies
45
Validity of acts done notwithstanding disqualifica tion c
46
PART III
47
Arrangement of lists and rolls
49
Correction of burgess roll
50
Printing and sale of burgess roll and other documents
51
Separate list of persons qualified to be councillors but not to be burgesses
52
Title to vote
53
Notice of election
54
Relation of nomination to election
55
Mode of conducting poll at contested election
56
Questions which may be put to voters
57
Election of Mayor
58
Time and mode of election of mayor
59
Election of Auditors and Assessors 62 Time and mode of election of auditors and assessors
60
Supplemental and Exceptional Provisions 63 Right of women to vote
61
Notices as to elections
62
Election of councillor in more than one ward
63
Burgess roll to be in operation until revision of new burgess roll
64
Offences in relation to nomination papers
65
Revival of former law on expiration of Ballot Act
67
General penalties for corrupt practices
68
Disqualifications and avoidance of election for corrupt practices by candidates
69
practices by agents and for offences against this Part
70
Section Page 81 Avoidance of election for general corruption
71
Striking off votes
72
Election Petitions 87 Power to question municipal election by petition
73
Presentation of petition
75
Security for costs
76
Petition at issue
77
Constitution of election court
78
Trial of election petition
79
Witnesses
81
Power to borrow with approval of Treasury
90
Power to acquire land with the approval of the Treasury
91
Section Page
92
Investment of proceeds of sale or exchange authorized
98
Advowsons and similar Rights
104
Section Page
106
Saving against new liability to debts contracted before
112
Section Page
117
Orders for payment of money
124
Collection of borough rate in undivided parish
130
Borough rate to go to borough fund and its applica
136
Mayor and last mayor to be borough justices 156 Separate commission of peace 157 Qualification of borough justice
141
Jurisdiction of borough justices
142
Clerk to borough justices
145
Justices room Stipendiary Magistrate 161 Appointment of stipendiary magistrate
146
Borough Quarter Sessions Recorder Clerk of the Peace 162 Grant of separate court of quarter sessions
147
The recorder
148
Recorder to hold court of quarter sessions 149
149
Power to appoint deputy recorder
150
Powers of mayor in absence of recorder and deputy recorder
151
Liability of borough having quarter sessions for pro secutors expenses
152
Appointment of sheriff in counties of cities and counties of towns
153
Appointment fees c of borough coroner in boroughs having separate quarter sessions
154
Power of borough coroner to appoint a deputy
155
Borough Civil Court 175 Judge of borough civil court where there is a recorder
156
Judge of borough civil court where there is no recorder
157
Solicitors
158
Power for judge to make rules of procedure
159
Saving for borough civil courts and for 35 36 Viet c 86 160 185 Power to extend jurisdiction of borough civil court
160
Exceptional Provisions 187 Grants to boroughs not affected by subsequent grants to counties
162
Trial of offences committed in counties of cities and counties of towns 163
163
Appointment duties and powers of borough constables
164
Quarterly returns as to borough constables
165
Power for constables to apprehend disorderly persons c
166
Special Constables 196 Appointment of special constables
167
Watch Rate 197 Levy of watch rate
168
The freemens roll
173
Supplemental provisions as to scheme and charter
179
Section Page
180
Provisions for protection of persons acting under Act
187
Distance
193
Tables of fees to be posted 194
194
Section Page
199
Saving as to repealed enactments
205
SECOND SCHEDULE
213
FOURTH SCHEDULE
228
NINTH SCHEDULE
243
The Ballot Act 1872 35 36 Vict c 33
247
The Corrupt Practices Prevention Acts 1854 1858
279
The Local Loans Act 1875
289
Consolidation of Borough and County Police Super
317

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Page 283 - Every person who shall, directly or indirectly, by himself, or by any other person on his behalf, make any...
Page 250 - Any ballot paper which has not on its back the official mark, or on which votes are given to more candidates than the voter is entitled to vote for, or on which anything, except the said number on the back, is written or marked by which the voter can be identified, shall be void and not counted.
Page 256 - Every officer, clerk, and agent in attendance at the counting of the votes shall maintain and aid in maintaining the secrecy of the voting...
Page 65 - ... to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months, with or without hard labour.
Page 85 - Part, he shall be liable to a fine not exceeding five pounds for every day during which the default continues.
Page 265 - ... station, so that they may see that it is empty, and shall then lock it up, and place his seal upon it in such manner as to prevent its being opened without breaking such seal...
Page 260 - Act, if it appears to the tribunal having cognizance of the question that the election was conducted in accordance with the principles laid down in the body of this Act, and that such non-compliance or mistake did not affect the result of the election.
Page 129 - Hereditaments rated thereunto; that is to say, of the Rent at which the same might reasonably be expected to let from year to year, free of all usual Tenant's Rates and Taxes, and Tithe Commutation Rent-charge, if any, and deducting therefrom the probable average annual cost of the repairs, insurance, and other expenses, if any, necessary to maintain them in a state to command such Rent...
Page 77 - Case may for the sake of Convenience be tried at the same Time, but for all the Purposes of this Act such Petition shall be deemed to be a separate Petition against each Respondent.
Page 322 - That it shall be lawful for Her Majesty, with the advice of Her Privy Council, to...

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