||84 and have at his election, an actual -residence in the District he may be chosen to represent. Sec. 5. Senators shall be chosen for the term of four years, at the same time and place of Representatives; they shall be thirty years of age; and possess the qualifications of Representatives, as to residence and Citizenship. Sec. &. The number of Senators shall not be less than one third, nor more than one half of the Representatives; and, at the first Session of the General Assembly, after this Constitution takes effect, the Senate shall be divided by lot, as equally as may be, into two classes; the Seats of the Senators of the first class, shall be vacated at the expiration of two years, so that one half of the Senate shall be elected biennially. Sec. 7. Each house shall choose its own Officers; and judge of the qualification, election, and return of its own Members; and contested elections shallbe determined in such manner as shall hereafter be directed by law. Sec. 8. A. majority, in each house, shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller numbeF may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent Members, in. such manner, and under such penalty, as each house may provide. Sec. 9. Each house shall have all powers necessary for a Branch of the General Assembly, of a free and independent Government. Sec. 10. Each Member of the Assembly shall be privileged from civil arrest, during any Session, and in going to, and returning from the same. Sec. 11. Neither house shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days; nar to any other place, than that in which they may be sitting. Sec. 12. The Assembly shall, at its first Session, provide for an enumeration of the white Inhabitants, and an apportionment for the Senators and Representatives. Sec. 13. Each Member of the Assembly shall take an oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of the United States, and of this State; and Members shall and are hereby empowered to administer said oath, or affirmation, to^each other. Sec. 14. The Veto power of the Governor, shall Be allowed by the Assembly, except on Bills, which when re-considered, shall be again passed by a maj6z-ity of two thirds of those present; and any Bill vetoed by the Governor, shall be returned within ten days. (Sundays except-ed,) with his objections; otherwise it shall become a law; unless the Assembly, by adjournment, prevent its return. Sec. 15. Every law passed by the Assembly, shall take effect -irx>m and after due publication by Authority.