Reports of the Decisions of Committees of the House of Commons: During the Fifteenth Parliament of the United Kingdom, Volume 1

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V. & R. Stevens and G. S. Norton, 1853 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 129 - Thirty-second years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria intituled an Act...
Page 54 - A Senator shall not be capable of being elected or of sitting or voting as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 300 - ... shall be capable of giving his vote for the election of any knight of the shire, commissioner, citizen, burgess, or baron, to serve in parliament...
Page 164 - Act all Relief given to or on account of the Wife, or to or on account of any Child or Children under the Age of Sixteen, not being blind or deaf and dumb, shall be considered as given to the Husband of such Wife, or to the Father of such Child or Children, as the Case may be...
Page 43 - Taylor is not duly elected a burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the borough of King's Lynn. 3. That the late election for a burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the said borough of King's Lynn is a void election.
Page xvi - That the Committee expect that with respect to cases of bribery, which it is intended to bring home to the sitting member, or his agents, the counsel for the petitioners will now state the names of the electors bribed, and those of the persons who actually gave the bribes.
Page 259 - That counsel will not be allowed to go into matters not referred to in their opening statement, without a special application to the Committee for permission to do so.
Page 288 - ... the life or lives of any other person or persons then living, of which term not less than thirteen years...
Page 92 - Majesty, and of this present Act, be adjudged and taken to be, and all such children are hereby declared to be natural-born subjects of the Crown of Great Britain, to all intents, constructions, and purposes whatsoever.
Page xvi - The Committee, however, reserve to themselves a power, upon the special application of counsel, to proceed with any case which tends to inculpate any principal or agent, the knowledge of which case has been brought out before the Committee in the progress of the investigation, with the circumstances of which the parties could not be reasonably supposed to have been previously cognisant.

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