The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity

The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity : From the Year 1785, as Are Still of Practical Utility Volume 144

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: the latter, the party has the option of getting his discharge by paying the debt. Here, the respondent has by his own wilful misconduct deprived himself of the right to reside within the borough. In the case of In re Jones (1) an unsuccessful attempt was made to obtain a habeas corpus to enable a. prisoner in custody upon a conviction for a misdemeanor to vote at an election. Ki-nglake, Serjt. (with whom was the Hon. R. Bourke), for the respondent: The Revising Barrister finds the fact of residence, unless the imprisonment precludes it. Decisions on settlement cases are altogether inapplicable to appeals under the Registration Act: per MAULE, J., in Dewhurst v. Fielden (2). The word "residence " has different meanings according to the occasion upon which and the intention with which it is used. The residence in Wit/l0I'n v. Thomas was clearly insufficient. In Rogers on Elections, 7th edit. 176, it is said: "The following cases were decided by the Ipswich Committee: Pisey's case (3). The voter at midsummer (before the election) had removed a Waggon-load of goods to another house at some distance from Ipswich: the house at Ipswich was shut up till Michaelmas (the election being in July), to which time he paid the rent and kept the key; he had never given notice to quit, but, on the contrary, had not abandoned all intention of returning. It did not appear whether all his furniture had been removed in the waggon, or whether any had been left. In Preintice's case (4) it was proved that the voter having removed in June from his house to one opposite, a placard of 'house to let' was put on the former house, which was returned 'empty' by the rate collector, and the more

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