Northwest Ordinance_page 17

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Title 1855 Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1855
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1855) The Fourth Legislature, 1854, passed an act compile and revise the laws currently in force. Included were those of the current session. No 1854 session law was published. Laws not included in the compilation were deemed repealed, obsolete or not necessary to reprint. Included were marginal notes, index and table of contents
Publisher Published by Virtue of an Act Approved January 19, 1855, Great Salt Lake City, Utah
Date 1855
Type Text
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Source KFU30 1855 .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 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 12 cm x 19 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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Date Created 2005-11-22
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Title Northwest Ordinance_page 17
Description five<liuridred'ac'r#§ of flan"d;*wtiilein tlie| threirro!fflc'4s";> and:;their commis'sioas-shalitGbntiniue in force during goM feeliia'vibr.7.^'i» â- *" bh-x'wfi â- â€¢â-  taitT ^o^Ur^biNin'^ \->nim 9i(J «n ;^!i-lie; 'Governor -''atid'â- judges1,1 or a ma^ofityiotff^ttam,1 shall; adopt and publis-h; in, the district, such laws Off'the ,6rigiii;a!lastates> i.'Gfimi-_nal 'aH'd civil',' as- may be: necessary, and best« suited i feo^ the - foittfeaSH stances of the district, and report them to Congress-ff6m'time-;to time;--which laws shall be in force 'in the district until the "ofganiza-tiotf'of-the 'general'assembly therein, Unless -disapprove'd of'by congress; â- but'afterwards the legislature^ shall fhave autfroHty-to alter'them as'they sti^ll:thint fit;''"â- ' '> ,itnJifldi?.i k' -^v -,-il ii-Adv The Governor for the time being, shall be commander-in-chief of the militia, appoint and Commission all officers:itt the- same, below the rank of general officers; all general officers shall be appointed alid commissioned by Congress., .: : ]"^J .â- ...:. .;â- (;„!â- ',< t 'Previous to the'organization of the1 general as'sembly, th&igover^ nor;sh'all appoint such magistrates and other civil officers;-lin^ each" county or township, as he shall find necessary for: the preservation of peace and good order in the same. After the -general assembly shall be, organized, the powers arid duties of the magistrates'and other civil officers shall be regu-fotedand defined by the said assembly; but all magistrates and' other civil officers, not herein<otherwas^ directed,"sh'alL during'the continuance af'this'itemporary gdvefn'-ment, be appointed by the governor.- â- ' â- rt '""â-  '' •' ' p < <"i ^ For the prevention oi crimes and injuries, the laws to be adopted or made, shall have force in all parts of the district, and' for the execution of process,1 criminal and civil, the governor shall make proper divisions thereof; and he shall proceed from time to time' as circumstances ;may ' require, to lay out the:parts' of the district,' 'â- ' in which the Indian titles shalthave been- extihgwfehed, into counties and'townships, subject, however/to such' alterations as may;"there-affrer:be made by the legisl;akire. ' ' "â- â- â- : '"/â- 'â- ;!i;:. ' ' :'r â-  '^.noo <»] So-soon as there shall-be five thousand/ree male inhabitahtsf'-of full age, in the district, upon giving proof thereof to the governor, they "s'hall recef^e^ authority, ;with time and'place, to elect represent tatives frdrtf iiheir 'counties or;townships, to represent them1 in â-  the general a>sembly': Provided, Thaf- for every 'five hundred â-  fre'e1 maleinhabitaritsj t'h^^ shall be':onfxrepresentative, and so- oh;: pro1 gressively^ith the'number of free inal'e inhabitants, shall tfre' right of representation increase, untilihe riumJbeir of represen-tatives'-s'liali amount tb'twenty-five, after which^ the; numberâ-  and proportion.-.of representatives1 shall;be regulated by;the legislature: Pr'0vTded> That no person'be eligible or qualified to act as a resFesentative> unless he shall iiave been a citizen of oiieof the United States three years, and be a resident in the district, â-  or unless he shall have re- 2
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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, 1855
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-22
Date Modified 2005-11-22
ID 718278
Reference URL