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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
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 142_page_196
Description 196 LAWS OF UTAH. i heard in their defense, and the council shall have power to compel the attendance of witnesses, and the production of papers when necessary. Sec 11.-When any vacancy shall happen by th<? death, resignation or removal of any officer, such vacancy may be filled by the City Council, and every person elected or appointed to any office under this act 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 ordiuauces of the.city, and that he will well and truly perform all the duties of his office to the best of his knowledge and ability; and he shall be required to give bonds as shall be prescribed by the city ordinances, which oath and bond shall be filed with the City Recorder. Sec. 12.-The City Council shall have power to divide the city into wards, and specify the boundaries thereof, and when necessary create additional wards, and add to the number of Aldermen and Councilors, and proportion them among the several wards as *nay be just and most conducive to the welfare of said city. Sec. 13.-The Justices of the Peace 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 posses the same powers and jurisdiction, both in civil and criminal cases 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 all fines and forfeitures arising under the ordiuauces of the city into the City Treasury, and all fines and forfeitures arising under the laws of the Territory into the county treasury, and shall issue such process as may be necessary to carry into effect all ordinances of said city. Appeals may be had from any decision or judgment of a Justice's court in the same manner as are or may be provided by statute for appeals from Justice's courts, and they shall account for, and pay over to the City Treasurer within three months all fines and forfeitures received by them, by virtue of their office, and they shall keep a docket, subject at all times to the inspection of the Gity Council and all other parties interested. Sec. 14.-All process issued by the Justices of the Peace shall be directed to the Marshal, or other legal officer, and in execution thereof, he shall be governed by such rules and regulation as may be provided by city ordinance. Sec. 15.-It shall be the duty of the Recorder to make and keep accurate records of all ordinances made by the Oity 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, and audit all accounts of said incorporation. He shall have and keep a plat of all surveys within the city, and he is hereby authorized to take the acknowledgements 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 Treasurer shall receive all money or funds 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 fuuds 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. 17.-The City Council shall have power, within the city, bj' ordinance to annually levy and collect taxes on the assessed value of all property in the city made taxable "by the laws of the Territory, for the following named purposes, to wit: not to exceed five mills on the dollar for contingent expenses, nor to exceed five mills on the dollar to open, improve and keep in repair the streets of the city. The City Council is further empowered to divide the city into School Districts, provide for the election of Trustees, appoint a Board of School Inspectors, anuually assess and collect and expend the necessary tax for school purposes and for furnishing the city with water for irrigating and other purposes, and regulate arid control the same; and furthermore, so far as may be necessary, control the water courses leading thereto. Sec. 18.-The City Council shall have the management and control of the finances and property of said city. Sec. 19.-To require and it is hereby made the duty of every able-bodied male resident of the city, over the age of eighteen and under the age of fifty years, to labor not to exceed two days in each year upon the streets; but every person may, at his option, pay two dollars for the day he shall be so houud to labor: Provided it be paid within five days from the time he shall be notified by the Street Supervisor. In default of payment as aforesaid, the same may be collected as other taxes. Sec. 20.-The Council shall have power to borrow money for city purposes, the interest of which shall not exceed one-fourth of the city revenue arising from taxes of the previous year. Sec. 21.-The City Council shall have power by ordinance to regulate the form
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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 717158
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717158