Constitution of the State of Florida: Adopted by the Convention of 1885, Together with an Analytical Index

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Dacosta printing and publishing house, 1887 - Constitutional law - 64 pages
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Page 4 - ... no person shall be rendered incompetent to be a witness on account of his opinions on matters of religious belief; but the liberty of conscience hereby secured shall not be so construed as to excuse acts of licentiousness, or justify practices inconsistent with the peace or safety of this state.
Page 9 - The General Assembly shall not pass local or special laws in any of the following enumerated cases, that is to say : Regulating the jurisdiction and duties of justices of the peace and of constables; For the punishment of crimes and misdemeanors; Regulating the practice in courts of justice...
Page 11 - State from the President of the Senate or Speaker of the House of Representatives in whichsoever house it shall last have been so approved, and he shall carefully preserve the originals.
Page 3 - The right of trial by jury shall be secured to all, and remain inviolate ; but in civil actions three-fourths of the jury may render a verdict.
Page 12 - In case of disagreement between the two Houses with respect to the time of adjournment, the Governor shall have power to adjourn...
Page 14 - The Governor shall have power to disapprove of any item or items of any bill, making appropriations of money, embracing distinct items, and the part or parts of the bill approved shall be the law, and the item or items of appropriation disapproved shall be void...
Page 16 - Each of the Justices shall have power to issue writs of habeas corpus to any part of the State, upon petition by or on behalf of any person held in actual custody, and may make such writs returnable before himself, or the Supreme Court, or before any Superior Court in the State, or before any Judge thereof.
Page 22 - ... or who shall make or become directly or indirectly interested in any bet or wager depending upon the result of any election, shall vote at such election...
Page 11 - SECTION 1. The Supreme Executive power of this State shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate who shall be styled the Governor of the State of Iowa.
Page 7 - No member of the Legislature shall, during the term ior •which he was elected, be appointed or elected to any civil office in the State which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been .increased, during the term for which he was elected.

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