Report of the Attorney General of North Dakota to the Governor

Report of the Attorney General of North Dakota to the Governor

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...general election and qualified." The emergency clause explains that the purpose of this amendment was to let the people choose the commissioner. Under the old section, 429, an appointed member would hold for the balance of the term of his predecessor. 7S0 you will see that if one of your members resigns now, that his successor should be elected at the general election this fall. Yours very truly, Alfred Zuger, Assistant Attorney General. COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. Term of Office First Elected County Commissioners in Counties ' Created By Division.. June 11, 1912. Thomas F. Clifford, Esq., Mohall, N. D. Dear Sir: We are in receipt of your letter of June 5th. In answer your first question, I think that section 2319, if it had never been touched by the legislatiure, would have required that an election of one of the commisioners of Renville county be had this year. But Section 2319 is expressly repealed by chapter 59 of the Laws of 1907, and the only section governing the term of commissioners is section 2390, which applies only to counties having five commissioners. Answering your second question, in my opinion section 5, chapter 63, of the Laws of 1907, does not govern the election of commissioners in substantially the same manner as section 2319 would have done if it had not been repealed. Chapter 63, Laws. of 1907, applies only to counties that are organized out of unor-' gani_zed territory. In counties organized in this way, the gov ernor appoints the county commissioners and all the county ofii-. cers, also designates the location of the temporary county seat. The emergency clause attached to this law states, "Whereas, there is no general law in force applicable to the organization of the unorganized territory of this...
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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236877837
  • 9781236877833