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affect aforesaid agency agent alleged allowed answer appeared application appointed authority barrister behalf Blackburn borough bribe bribery C. P. P. Act candidate canvasser cause certificate charged claim clerk committee Common Pleas corrupt practices costs court Court of Common crown decision deemed duly election petition electors employed entitled evidence expenses express fact force further give given ground guilty held house of commons inquiry intended judge Judgments justice manner master mean ment notice Number objection Oldham otherwise paid Parl parliament party payment PENALTIES person petitioner poll prescribed presented proceedings procure proved queen question rates reason received reference refrain relating residence respect respondent returning officer revising rule scrutiny seat serve sitting struck taken tion treating trial undue influence Vict void vote voter withdrawal witness
Seite 3 - use of any other person, with the intent that such money or any part thereof shall be expended in bribery at any election, or who shall knowingly pay or cause to be paid any money to any person in discharge or repayment of any money wholly or in part expended in bribery at any election.
Seite 25 - Every person who shall, directly or indirectly, by himself or by any other person on his behalf, make use of or threaten to make use of any force, violence or restraint, or inflict or threaten the infliction of, by himself or by or through any other person,
Seite 129 - revoke and alter, general rules and orders (in this act referred to as the rules of court) for the effectual execution of this act, and of the intention and object thereof, and the regulation of the practice, procedure and costs of election petitions and the trial thereof, and the certifying and reporting thereon.
Seite 90 - such costs, charges and expenses as are by this act otherwise provided for, shall be defrayed by the parties to the petition in such manner and in such proportions as the court or judge may determine, regard being had to the disallowance of any costs, charges or expenses which may, in the opinion of the court or
Seite 25 - either to give or to refrain from giving his vote at any election, shall be deemed to have committed the offence of undue influence, and shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and in Scotland of an offence punishable by fine or imprisonment, and shall also be liable to forfeit the sum of 50Z. to any person who shall sue for the
Seite 122 - pleas at Westminster, and in its application to Ireland the court of common pleas at Dublin, and such court shall, subject to the provisions of this act, have the same powers, jurisdiction and authority with reference to an election petition, and the proceedings thereon as it would have if such petition were an ordinary cause within their jurisdiction.
Seite 134 - years of the reign of his majesty King William the Fourth, chapter seventy-six, or of the session of the third and fourth years of the reign of her present majesty, chapter one hundred and eight, or any municipal office; and
Seite 128 - of bribery and treating. 17. On the trial of an election petition under this act, unless the judge otherwise directs, any charge of a corrupt practice may be gone into and evidence in relation thereto received before any proof has been given of agency on the part of any candidate in respect of such corrupt practice.
Seite 75 - by 1. Some person who voted or who had a right to vote at the election to which the petition relates. 2. Some person claiming to have had a right to be returned or elected at such election. 3. Some person alleging himself to have
Seite 145 - 18 , before me [name and description} came AB, of [name and description as above prescribed] and acknowledged himself [or severally acknowledged themselves] to owe to our sovereign lady the queen the sum of one thousand pounds [or the following sums'] (that is to say) the said CD, the sum of