The Statesman's Year-book

Frederick Martin, Sir John Scott Keltie, Isaac Parker Anderson Renwick, Mortimer Epstein, Sigfrid Henry Steinberg, John Paxton, Brian Hunter, Barry Turner
St. Martin's Press, 1877

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Side 182 - It hath sovereign and uncontrollable authority in the making, confirming, enlarging, restraining, abrogating, repealing, reviving, and expounding of laws concerning matters of all possible denominations, ecclesiastical or temporal, civil, military, maritime, or criminal: this being the place where that absolute despotic power, which must in all governments reside somewhere, is entrusted by the constitution of these kingdoms.
Side 182 - The sovereign is not only the head, but also the beginning and the end — caput, principium, et finis — of Parliament; he alone, can summon Parliament; and no Parliament, save on the demise of a sovereign, can assemble of its own accord. Parliament is summoned by the writ of the sovereign issued out of Chancery, by advice of the privy council, at least thirty-five days previous to its assembling. On a vacancy occurring whilst Parliament is sitting, a writ for the election, of a new member is issued...
Side 187 - ... either as lessee or assignee to any lands or tenements of freehold or of any other tenure whatever, for the unexpired residue, whatever it may be, of any term originally created for a period of not less than GO years of the clear yearly value of not less than five pounds over and above all rents and charges payable out of or in respect of the same...
Side 187 - Tenure whatever, for his own Life, or for the Life of another, or for any Lives whatsoever, or for any larger Estate...
Side 658 - ... appointed unless nine of the continuing members be so qualified. The office is held for a term of ten years, but a member may be removed upon an address from both Houses of Parliament, and the secretary of state for India may, for special reasons, reappoint a member of the council for a further term of five years. No member can sit in Parliament. The duties of the council...
Side 270 - The Imperial and Colonial Constitutions of the Britannic Empire, including Indian Institutions.
Side 562 - The times, places, and manner of holding elections for Senators and Representatives are to be prescribed in each State by the legislature thereof; but Congress may at any time, by law, make or alter such regulations, except as to the place of choosing Senators.
Side 287 - The Senate is composed of the princes of the royal house who are of age, and of an unlimited number of members, above forty years old, who are nominated by the King for life ; a condition of the nomination being that the person should either fill a high office, or have acquired fame in science, literature, or any other pursuit tending to the benefit of the nation, or, finally, should pay taxes to the annual amount of 3,000 lire, or 120/.
Side 715 - NEW ZEALAND. Constitution and Government. THE present form of government for New Zealand was established by statute 15 & 16 Viet. cap. 72. By...
Side 187 - As a Lodger has occupied in the same Borough separately and as sole Tenant for the Twelve Months preceding the last day of July in any Year the same Lodgings, such Lodgings being Part of one and the same Dwelling House, and of a clear yearly Value, if let unfurnished, of Ten Pounds or upwards; and 3.

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