Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 20

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 20

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...of 1688, and was regarded as of Ristine, Auditor, &c. v. The State of Indiana, ex rel. The Board, &c. the highest importance. What it was is thus stated in Greasy on the English Constitution, p. 293: . "In addition to this important guarantee, (the mutiny act, ) for the regular meeting of Parliament, a system of settling the royal revenue was established in Wzlliam's reign, which necessitated the observance of the same constitutional principle. The House of Commons then determined no longer to vote to the crown certain general large sums of revenues to be applied to particular purposes, according to the royal discretion; but they appropriated specific parts of the revenue to specific purposes of government. This principle had been previously attempted, but it is only since 1688 that it has been strictly enforced." _ Says Mr. Hallam, in his Constitutional History, p. 555: "This great and fundamental principle, as it has long been justly considered, that the money voted by Parliament is appropriated, and can only be applied, to certain specified heads of expenditure, was introduced, as I have before mentioned, in the reign of Charles the Second, and generally, though not in every instance, adopted by his Parliament. The unworthy House of Commons that sat in 1685, not content with a needless augmentation of the revenue, took credit with the King for not having appropriated their supplies; but, from the revolution, it has been the invariable usage. The lords of the treasury, by a clause annually repeated in the appropriation act of every session, are forbidden, under severe penal ties. to order by their warrant any moneys in the exchequer, so appropriated, from being issued for any other service, and the more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 367g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236772660
  • 9781236772664