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Page 70 - That no Person shall be entitled to be registered in any Year as a Voter in the Election of a Member or Members to serve in any future Parliament for any City or Borough who shall within Twelve Calendar Months next previous to the last Day of July in such Year have received Parochial Relief or other Alms which by the Law of Parliament now disqualify from voting in the Election of Members to serve in Parliament.
Page 195 - If the servant of a horse-dealer with express directions not to warrant, do warrant, the master is bound; because the servant, having a general authority to sell, is in a condition to warrant. and the master has not notified to the world that the general authority is circumscribed.
Page 52 - If by a former law an offence be indictable at the quarter-sessions, and a latter law makes the same offence indictable at the assizes, here the jurisdiction of the sessions is not taken away, but both have a concurrent jurisdiction, and the offender may be prosecuted at either: unless the new statute subjoins express negative words, as, that the offence shall be indictable at the assizes, and not elsewhere.
Page 169 - Berwick-upon-Tweed, directly or indirectly give, present, or allow, to any person or persons having voice or vote in such election, any money, meat, drink...
Page 41 - ... of voters the names of all persons to whom no objection shall have been made by the overseers, or by any other person, in the manner hereinbefore mentioned...
Page 95 - Chief Baron, and divers other Justices there present, — " That the direction and delivery of the writ did not make him a baron or noble, until he came to parliament, and there sat according to the commandment of the writ; for until that, the writ did not take its effect.
Page 492 - Ireland, a new body corporate and politic, in deed, fact and name, really and fully, for us, our heirs and successors do erect, make, ordain, constitute, create, and declare, by these presents.
Page 400 - Offence by any Law in force at the Time of committing the same ; and in case of a Petition to the House of Commons for altering the Return, or setting aside the Election at which such Person shall have voted, his Vote shall be struck off by the Committee, with such Costs as to them shall seem meet, to be paid by him to the Petitioner.
Page 421 - This is a writ of error, brought to reverse a judgment of the Court of King's Bench, in which there was no argument. It was an action on a libel published in a letter which the bearer of the letter happened to open. The declaration has certainly some very curious recitals. It recites that the plaintiff...