Law Relating to County Government in California, Annotated

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Chas. W. Palm, 1897 - County government - 712 pages


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Page 451 - The board of directors must declare elected the persons having the highest number of votes given for each office. The secretary must immediately make out and deliver to such person a certificate of election, signed by him, and authenticated with the seal of the board.
Page 515 - Land by township, range, section, or fractional section, and when such land is not a Congressional division or subdivision, by metes and bounds, or other description sufficient to identify it, giving an estimate of the number of acres, locality, and the improvements thereon.
Page 482 - Such. election shall be conducted in accordance with the general election laws of the state, so far as the same shall be applicable, except as herein otherwise provided. Every qualified elector, resident within...
Page 509 - Directors must then and there proceed to canvass the returns; but if all the returns have not been received, the canvass must be postponed from day to day until all the returns have been received, or until six postponements have been had.
Page 10 - Any county, city, town, or township may make and enforce within its limits all such local, police, sanitary, and other regulations as are not in conflict with general laws.
Page 24 - The writ of mandamus may be denominated a writ of mandate. SEC. 1085. It may be issued by any court, oxeopt a justice's or police court, to any inferior tribunal, corporation, board or person, to compel the performance of an act which the law specially enjoins, as a duty resulting- from an office, trust, or station...
Page 526 - The Board of Directors, or other officers of the district, shall have no power to incur any debt or liability whatever, either by issuing bonds or otherwise, in excess of the express provisions of this Act; and any debt or liability incurred in excess of such express provisions shall be and remain absolutely void...
Page 510 - The legal title to all property acquired under the provisions of this act shall immediately and by operation of law vest in such irrigation district, and shall be held by such district in trust for and is hereby dedicated and set apart to the uses and purposes set forth in this act...
Page 552 - ... the district shall not impair or affect its organization, or its rights in or to property, or any of its rights or privileges of whatsoever kind or nature ; nor shall it affect, impair, or discharge any contract, obligation, lien, or charge for or upon which it was or might become liable or chargeable, had such change of its boundaries not been made.
Page 512 - ... in conducting such an election shall invalidate the same, if the election shall have been otherwise fairly conducted. At such election the ballots shall contain the words " Bonds — Yes," or " Bonds — No,

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