Canadian Franchise and Election Laws; A Manual for the Use of Revising Officers, Municipal Officers, Candidates, Agents, and Electors

Canadian Franchise and Election Laws; A Manual for the Use of Revising Officers, Municipal Officers, Candidates, Agents, and Electors

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...of a member of the Application, legislative assembly, whether the same be held at the time of a general election or to fill a vacancy. 2. In interpreting this Act, unless it be otherwise pro-interpretation, vided, or unless there be in the context of its provisions something which indicates a different sense or requires another interpretation: 1. The word: "municipality" means every munici-Municipality, pality of a parish or part of a parish, of a township or part of a township, of united townships, of a village, of a town, existing under the operation of the municipal code, and every town or city municipality, incorporated by charter or special Act; 2. The word: "secretary-treasurer" includes the clerk seoreur-J t m treasurer. of every town or city municipality; (a) Only those portions of the Act which relate to the Franchise, are here given. Owner. Occupant. Tenant. Registrar. Voting subdivision. 3. The word: "owner" signifies any one who pos-. sesses real estate or whose wife possesses real estate whether as owner or usufructuary. Whenever one person has the mere ownership of real estate, and another has the enjoyment and usufruct thereof to his own use and benefit, the person who has the mere ownership of such real estate shall not be entitled to vote as owner thereof, and the usufructuary shall in such case alone have the right to vote, by reason of. such real estate; 4. ('As amended by 89 Vict., cap. IS, s. 1). The word: "occupant," signifies the person who occupies immovable property, otherwise than as owner, tenant or usufructuary, either in his own right or in the right of his wife, and who derives the revenue therefrom. 5. The word: "tenant" means as well the person who pays rent...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236938496
  • 9781236938497