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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
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Title Chapter 91_page_114
Description 114 LAWS OF UTAH. and answer to such charges, then the Council may declare the office vacant. All officers appointed by the Council may be removed at any time by vote, at discretion of two-thirds of said Council; and any officer may be suspended until the disposition of charges preferred against him. Sec. 10.-Whenever any vacancy shall happen by the death, resignation, or removal of any officer, such vacancy may be fifled by the City Council; and every person elected or appoiuted to an elective, judicial or administrative office, shall, before he enters upon the duties thereof, take and subscribe an oath or affirmation that he will support the Constitution of the United States, the laws of this Territory and the Ordinances of this city, and that he will well and truly perform all the duties =of his office to the best of his knowledge and ability, and file the same, duly certified by the officer before whom it was taken, with the city Eecorder. Sec. 11.-Any person or persons illegally voting at any election under th^s act, shall be punishable according to law regulating general elections. Sec. 12.-The Mayor shall, before he enters upon the duties of his office, in addition to the usual oath, swear or affirm that he will devote so much of his time to the duties of his office as an efficient and faithful discharge thereof may require; and shall from time to time give the Council such information and recommend such measurers as he may deem advantageous to the city. Sec. 13.-The Mayor and Aldermen shall be conservators of the peace within the limits of the city, and shall give bonds and qualify as other Justices of the Peace; and, when so qualified, shall possess the same power and jurisdiction, both in civil and criminal eases arising under the laws of the Territory, and may be commissioned as Justices of the Peace in and for said city by the Governor; they shall account for and pay over to the city Treasurer, with three months, all fines and forfeitures received by them in their judicial capacity; and they shall each keep a docket, subject at all times to the inspection of the City Council and all other parties interested. Sec. 14.-The Mayor and Aldermen shall have exclusive jurisdiction in all cases arising under the ordinances of the city, and issue such process as may be necessary to carry such ordinances into execution and effect. Sec. 15.-It shall be the duty of the Recorder to make and keep accurate records of all ordinances made by the City Council and all their proceedings in a corporate capacity; which record shall at all times be open to the inspection of the electors of the city and all other parties interested. He shall have and keep a plat of all surveys within the city, and record all deeds, transfers or other instruments of writing that may be presented to him for that purpose; and he is hereby authorized to take the acknowledgement of deeds, transfers and other instruments of writing, and shall perform such other duties as may be required of him by city ordinance. Sec. 16.-The Marshal shall perform such duties as shall be prescribed by the City Council for the preservation of the public peace. All process issued by the Mayor or an Alderman shall be directed to the Marshal or his deputy; and in the execution thereof he shall be governed by such rules and regulations as may be pro- ' vided by city ordinance, and shall be the principal ministerial officer. Sec. 17.-The Treasurer shall receive all moneys belonging to the city, and shall keep an accurate account of all receipts and expenditures in such manner as the City Council shall direct. He shall pay all moneys that may come to his hand, by virtue of his office, upon orders signed by the Auditor of Public Accounts, and shall report to the City Council a true account of his receipts and disbursements, as they may require. Sec. 18.-The City Council, a majority of whom shall form a quorum to transact business, shall meet at such times and places as they may direct; and the Mayor, when present, shall preside at said meetings and have a casting vote. In the absence of the Mayor, any Alderman present may be appointed to preside, in such manner as shall be provided by the City Council. Sec. 19.-The City Councifshall bold stated meetings; and the Mayor or any two Aldermen may call special meetings, by notice to each of the members of said Council, served personally or left at their usual place of abode. Said Council shall determine the rules of its own proceedings, and be the judge of the election and qualification of its own members. See. 20.-The City Council shall have the management and control of the finances and property, rpai, persona) and mixed, belonging to the corporation. Sec. 21.-The City Council is hereby empowered within the jurisdiction of the city, by ordinance and the enforcement thereof, to prevent, punish or prohibit every kind of fraudulent device and practice; all descriptions of gaming, playing at dice, cards or other games of chance, with or without betting. Sec. 22.-To, tax, regulate, suppress or prohibit billiard tables, pin alleys, nine or ten pin alleys, or tables and ball alleys; to suppress or restrain bawdy and pther disorderly houses and groceries; to authorize the destruction and demolition
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717076
Reference URL