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Page 447 - The Legislature shall provide for the maintenance and support of a system of free common schools, wherein all the children of this State may be educated.
Page 252 - Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the State, and of all the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall be made according to merit and fitness to be ascertained, so far as practicable, by examinations, which, so far as practicable, shall be competitive...
Page 214 - No judicial officer, except Justices of the Peace, shall receive to his own use any fees or perquisites of office...
Page 252 - ... that honorably discharged soldiers and sailors from the army and navy of the United States in the late civil war, who are citizens and residents of this State, shall be entitled to preference in appointment and promotion, without regard to their standing on any list from which such appointment or promotion may be made. Laws shall be made to provide for the enforcement of this section.
Page 210 - The court for the trial of impeachments shall be composed of the president of the senate, the senators, or a major part of them, and the judges of the court of appeals, or the major part of them.
Page 207 - Appeals, the same shall be filled, for a full term, at the next general election happening not less than three months after such vacancy occurs ; and until the vacancy shall be so filled, the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, if the Senate shall be in session, or if not in session the Governor may fill such vacancy by appointment.
Page 207 - The official terms of the chief judge and associate judges shall be fourteen years from and including the first day of January next after their election.
Page 202 - The Supreme Court is continued with general jurisdiction in law and equity, subject to such appellate jurisdiction of the Court of Appeals as now is or may be prescribed by law not inconsistent with this article.
Page 212 - Courts the Legislature may confer upon the Supreme Court in any county having a population exceeding four hundred thousand, the powers and jurisdiction of Surrogates, with authority to try issues of fact by jury in probate cases.
Page 317 - Laws relating to the property, affairs or government of cities, and the several departments thereof, are divided into general and special city laws ; general city laws are those which relate to all the cities of one or more classes ; special city (316) laws are those which relate to a single city, or to less than all the cities of a class.