Analysis of Recent Statutes Affecting Parliamentary Elections in Scotland: With Appendix Containing the Statutes, and a Digest of Recent Decisions of the Registration Appeal Court

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Bell and Bradfute, 1885 - Election law - 56 pages
 

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Page xvi - 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 to inflict, by himself or any other person, any temporal or spiritual injury, damage, harm or loss...
Page lxvii - A description or citation of a portion of an Act is inclusive of the words, section, or other part, first or last mentioned, or otherwise referred to as forming the beginning, or as forming the end, of the portion comprised in the description or citation.
Page xxv - All expenses incurred by or on behalf of a candidate at an election, which are incurred on account of or in respect of the conduct or management of such election...
Page lxx - Where a man himself inhabits any dwelling-house by virtue of any office, service, or employment, and the dwellinghouse is not inhabited by any person under whom such man serves in such office, service, or employment, he shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act and of the Representation of the People Acts to be an inhabitant occupier of such dwelling-house as a tenant.
Page 6 - Every man shall, in and after the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight, be entitled to be registered as a voter, and, when registered, to vote for a member or members to serve in parliament for a county, who is qualified as follows; (that is to say,) 1. Is of full age, and not subject to any legal incapacity...
Page l - Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent in the third column of that Schedule mentioned : Provided that...
Page lxxi - One thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight, be entitled to be registered as a Voter, and, when registered, to vote for a Member or Members to serve in Parliament for a Borough, who is qualified as follows; (that is to say,) 1.
Page 56 - The parties to any proceeding instituted in consequence of adultery, and the husbands and wives of such parties, shall be competent to give evidence in such proceeding : provided that no witness in any proceeding, whether a party to the suit or not, shall be liable to be asked or bound to answer any question tending to show that he or she has been guilty of adultery, unless such witness shall have already given evidence in the same proceeding in disproof of his or her alleged adultery.
Page xciv - ... the Act of the session of the third and fourth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter one hundred and eight, intituled " An Act for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in Ireland...
Page 10 - Premises, but may be different Premises occupied in immediate Succession by such Person during the Twelve Calendar Months next previous to the last Day of July in such Year...

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