Reports of Cases Determined in the Election Court, for the Province of Nova Scotia

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Fowler & Patrick, 1874 - Election law - 97 pages
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Page 90 - The privileges, immunities and powers to be held, enjoyed and exercised by the senate and by the house of commons, and by the members thereof...
Page 91 - The parliament of Canada may, notwithstanding anything in this act, from time to time provide for the constitution, maintenance and organization of a general court of appeal for Canada, and for the establishment of any additional courts for the better administration of the laws of Canada.
Page 90 - the Queen, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and "House of Commons, to make laws for the peace, order and good "government of Canada in relation to all matters not coming within "the classes of subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the "Legislatures of the Provinces...
Page 90 - It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and wjth the advice and consent of the. Senate and House of Commons, to make laws for the peace, order and good government of Canada, in relation to all matters not coming within the classes of subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the Legislatures of the Provinces ; and for greater certainty, but not so as to restrict the generality of the foregoing terms of this section, it is hereby declared that (notwithstanding anything in this Act...
Page 96 - Until Rules of Court have been made in pursuance of this Act, and so far as such Rules do not extend, the Principles, Practice, and Rules on which Committees of the House of Commons have heretofore acted in dealing with Election Petitions shall be observed so far as may be by the Court and Judge in the Case of Election Petitions under this Act.
Page 40 - Until the Parliament of Canada otherwise provides, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick shall, for the Purposes of the Election of Members to serve in the House of Commons, be divided into Electoral Districts as follows: 1.
Page 10 - Pounds; it shall be given either by Recognizance to be entered into by any Number of Sureties not exceeding Four, or by a Deposit of Money in manner prescribed, or partly in one way and partly in the other.
Page 32 - But it has been long held, before these Acts of Parliament passed at all, that by the Common Law of the land — "that is law not created by the enactments of Parliament — bribery, "undue influence and undue pressure vitiate an election...
Page 26 - Each of the fourteen counties into which New Brunswick is divided, including the city and county of St. John, shall be an electoral district ; the city of St. John shall also be a separate electoral district. Each of those fifteen...
Page 89 - Whereas the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick have expressed their Desire to be federally united into One Dominion under the Crown of the United Kingdom...

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