Further Dissection of the New Reform Bill for Scotland ...

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Roake and Varty, 1831 - 72 oldal

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4. oldal - It were good therefore that men in their innovations would follow the example of time itself, which indeed innovateth greatly, but quietly and by degrees scarce to be perceived...
10. oldal - Clackmannan and Kinross, together with that Part of Perthshire which constitutes the Parishes of Tulliallan, Culross, and Muckhart, and the Perthshire Portions of the Parishes of Logie and Fossaway, and that Part of the Shire of Stirling which constitutes the Parish of Alva.
15. oldal - AND be it enacted, that in elections for shires, where two or more persons are interested in any subject to which a right of voting is for the first time attached by this Act, as life-renter and as fiar, the right of voting shall be in the life-renter, and not in the fiar...
71. oldal - Sordibus tecti, caret invidenda Sobrius aula: Saepius ventis agitatur ingens Pinus et celsae graviore casu Decidunt turres feriuntque summos Fulgura montis.
25. oldal - Name shall appear in the last corrected Register, and none other, shall be entitled to vote ; and it shall not be competent to inquire on that Occasion into any other Facts except those of the Party tendering the Vote being truly the Individual mentioned in the said Register, of his being still possessed of the Qualification there recorded, on his own Account, and not in Trust for or at the Pleasure of any other Person, and of his not having previously voted at that Election...
16. oldal - Act, as life-renter and as fiar, the right of voting shall be in the life-renter, and not in the fiar ; and all co-proprietors or joint owners shall be entitled each to vote in respect of their joint property within the shire, provided the share...
41. oldal - ... in conformity thereto, and he shall, on such judgments being made known to him by the parties, alter and correct such registers accordingly: provided always, that no alteration of the sheriff's judgments, either by the courts of review above named, or by any other judges of appeal, shall affect the merits of any election actually completed and carried through before the date of such alteration...
48. oldal - ... under authority of this Act, shall in any way prevent or abridge the operation of this Act, provided that such person or place shall be so designated in such writing, list, register, or notice as to be commonly understood : Provided also, that no appeal shall be competent to any sheriff or stewart from any thing which may be done by their substitutes in the execution of this Act.
57. oldal - ... prevented from taking his seat, a precedent would be established, and in consequence "the electors and freeholders in future time will never be able to withstand so powerful an interest, but rather, by continual discouragement, the majority of them must become subservient to the nobility, in depressing all those who shall have the courage to resist their encroaching upon or giving up the rights and privileges of the Commons." The Aberdeenshire freeholders further prayed that the House of Commons...
18. oldal - To seek hot water beneath cold ice Surely it is a great follie. I have asked grace at a graceless face, And there is none for my men and me.

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