Revisal of 1908 of North Carolina; Being the Public and General Statutes of the State Volume 3

Revisal of 1908 of North Carolina; Being the Public and General Statutes of the State Volume 3

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...14, of the organic law: Lutterloh v. Fayetteville, 149-65. The expense of a public school system is not a necessary municipal expense: Hollowell v. Borden, 148-255. When a debt to be contracted by a city is for necessary expenses, the restrictive provision of the constitution, requiring the approval of a majority of the qualified voters, does not apply: Jones v. Newberne, 152-64. The cost of maintaining, repairing and paving the public streets of a city is a necessary expense: Jones v. Newberne, 152-64. The failure to provi'_ie a sinking fund to pay bonds does not affect their validity: Jones v. Newberne, 152-64. Bonds, otherwise properly voted for, are not invalid because there were several distinct debts provided and voted for in one ballot box: Smith v. Belhaven, 150-156. Cost of maintaining streets of a town is a necessary expense: Hendersonville v.. Jordan, 150-35. As to bond elections being conducted under charter of town and general law, see Hendersonville v. Jordan, 150-35. If the election laws require that the registrar be a freeholder, the objection that he was not one is only an irregularity and in the absence of evidence of substantial harm does not afiect the result: Hendersonville v. Jordan, 150-35. An election will not be declared invalid because a few illegal votes were cast, unless there were enough to have afiected the result: Hendersonville _ v. Jordan, 150-35. While a municipality may ordinarily issue bonds to pay necessary expenses without a vote of the people, it may not do so when there is a special legislative act providing that an election be held: Ellison v. Williarnston, 152-147. A municipal building in cities the size of Raleigh is a necessary expense; and no majority vote of qualified electors is...
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123689331X
  • 9781236893314