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AND SHOWING THE ALTERATION IN THE LAW
DISTRICT COUNCILS AND BOARDS OF GUARDIANS. Loen ges
ALEXANDER MACMORRAN, M.A.,
OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW,
Editor of Lumley's "Public Health," "The Local Government Act, 1888," and one of the Editors of the "Justice of the Peace," &c.
T. R. COLQUHOUN DILL, B.A.,
OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW,
Author of "The Parish Councils Election Manual," "The Guardians and District
SHAW & SONS, FETTER LANE AND CRANE COURT, E.C.,
PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION.
INCE the First Edition of this Work was published
in May last, many portions of the Act have been carried into effect. The important duties cast upon County Councils of re-arranging areas and boundaries so as to bring this measure into immediate operation, have (for the most part) been performed. A large number of General Orders have been issued by the Local Government Board, the chief of which relate to the elections of the various local authorities whose constitution is regulated by this Statute. These Election Orders are set out in the Appendices to the present Edition, but, as they are not of a permanent character— having reference to the first elections only-it has been thought inexpedient to annotate them. An exception has been made in the case of the Parish Councillors Election Order, to which short notes have been added where the rules seemed to require comment or explanation; and the notes to these rules will often be found to apply to the corresponding rules for the elections of the remaining bodies. The former Edition being entirely out of print, it has been felt to be impossible