The Statutory Rules and Orders Revised: Being the Statutory Rules and Orders (other Than Those of a Local, Personal, Or Temporary Character) in Force on December 31, 1903 ...

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1904 - Administrative law

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Page 71 - WE, THE POOR LAW COMMISSIONERS, in pursuance of the authorities vested in Us by an Act passed in the fifth year of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled "An Act for the Amendment and better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales...
Page 24 - ... shall be marked on both sides with an official mark, and delivered to the voter within the polling station, and the number of such voter on the register of voters shall be marked on the counterfoil, and the voter having secretly marked his vote on the paper, and folded it up so as to conceal his vote, shall place it in a closed box in the presence of the officer presiding at the polling station (in this act called "the presiding officer") after having shown to him the official mark at the back.
Page 24 - ... person, to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months, with or without hard labour.
Page 60 - The offence of personation, or of aiding, abetting, counselling, or procuring the commission of the offence of personation by any person, shall be a felony, and any person convicted thereof shall be punished by imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years together with hard labour.
Page 49 - ... shall vote without undue delay, and shall quit the polling station as soon as he has put his ballot paper into the ballot box.
Page 46 - Any attempt to commit any offence specified in this section shall be punishable in the manner in which the offence itself is punishable.
Page 61 - ... it shall be in the form set forth in the Second Schedule to this Act or as near thereto as circumstances admit, and shall be capable of being folded up.
Page 448 - local rate " means a rate the proceeds of which are applicable to public local purposes, and which is leviable on the basis of an assessment in respect of the yearly value of property, and includes any sum which, though obtained in the first instance by a precept, certificate, or other instrument requiring payment from some authority or officer, is or can be ultimately raised out of a local rate as before defined : Other expressions have the same meaning as in the Elementary Education Acts, 1870...
Page 24 - ... and shall be taken charge of by the returning officer, and that officer shall, in the presence of such agents, if any, of the candidates as may be in attendance, open the ballot boxes, and ascertain the result of the poll by counting the votes given to each candidate, and shall forthwith declare to be elected the candidates or candidate to whom the majority of votes have been given, and return their names to the clerk of the crown in chancery.
Page 34 - The voter will then fold up the ballot paper so as to show the official mark on the back, and leaving the compartment will, without showing the front...

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