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An Act to Establish a Territorial Government for Utah_page 30

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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
ARK ark:/87278/s60v8dhv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv

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Title An Act to Establish a Territorial Government for Utah_page 30
Description 30 sons voted foiythe governor shall order a new-election to supply the vacancy made by such a tie. And the person thus elected to the legislative assembly shall meet at such place, and on snch day, as the governor shall appoint; but, thereafter, the time, place, and manner of holding and conducting all elections by the people, and the apportioning the representation in the several counties or districts to the council and house of representatives, according to population, shall be prescribed by law, as well as the day of the commencement of the regular sessions of the legislative assembly; .p^^^ -That no one session shall exceed the term of forty days. ';'. Purification Sec. 5. And be'it further enacted, That every of r«t«t. free whitQ maie inhabitant above the ageof twenty one years, who shall have been a resident of said territory at the time of the passage of this act, shall ! be entitled to vote at the first election, and shaU be eligible to any office within the said territory; but the qualifications of voters and of holding office, at Fr*ru>. ^ subsequent elections, shall be such as shall be prescribed by the legislative assembly: Provided, That the right of suffrage and of holding office shall be exercised only by citizens of the United States, including those recognized as citizens by tLe treaty with the republic of Mexico, concluded February second eighteen hundred and forty-eight, fh Sec. 6. And be it further enated, That the ^legislative power of said territory shall extend to all rightful .subjects of legislation, consistent with the Constitution of the United States and the . provisions of this act; but no law shall be passed Interfering with the primary disposal of the soil; no tax shall be imposed upon the property of the Otiited States; nor shall the lands or other property of non-residents be taxed higher than the lands or other property of residents. All the laws passed by the legislative assembly and governor shall
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716712
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716712