Political Dictionary; Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal and Embracing the Terms of Civil Administration, of Politic

Political Dictionary; Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal and Embracing the Terms of Civil Administration, of Politic

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...the residue of the time under articles to any other practising attorney, and the new articles are not subject to stampduty. The articled clerk may serve one year, but not a longer time, with the agent of the attorney to whom he is articled: a plan generally adopted by country clerks, who thus acquire a year's experience of the practice in London, without delaying their admission: and by the 1 & 2 Geo. IV. c. 48, 2, now repealed, an articled clerk who became bond fide a pupil to a barrister or certificated special pleader, for one whole year, might be admitted in the same manner as was done if 1ft had served one year with the agent of the attorney to whom he was bound. Under 6 & 7 Vict. he may now serve one year with the London agent, and also one year with a barrister or special pleader, leaving three years only to spend with the attorney to whom he was articled. Formerly, before the clerk could be admitted an attorney, an affidavit was required of the actual service under the articles, sworn by himself or the attorney with whom he had served, to be filed in the court to which he sought admission; he also made oath (or affirmation, if a Quaker) that he had duly paid the stamp duty on the articles, and that he would truly and honestly demean himself as an attorney; and he then took the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, and subscribed the declaration against popery, or, if a Roman Catholic, the declaration and oath prescribed by the 31 Geo. III. c. 32, 1. After paying a stamp-duty on his admission of 25/., his name was enrolled, without fee, by the officer of court, in books appointed for the purpose, to which books all persons had free access without payment of any fee. When the attorney was admitted, he subscribed a roll, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236574109
  • 9781236574107