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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 Laws not included in the compilation were deemed repealed, obsolete or not necessary to reprint.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
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 12 cm x 19 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-22
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 718723
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6c53mkv

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Title Northwest Ordinance_page 18
Description IS sided in the district thiee, years,, and te either?; case shall r like wise-hold, in his, own right, in fee simple, two;hundred acres of land, within the same: Provided, also, That a freehold in fifty acres;of land in the district, having been a citizens of one of the states, and bejng resident in the district, or the like freehold,i:and two years residence in the district shall be necessary, to qualify a man; as an elector of.yi representative. r^rtij' â- â- â-  â- â- -.a-- i.: :::\ â- :':â- :; ", • .• • â- â€¢ . â-  •• -• : â- â- ; The representative thus elected shall serve for the term of two. . years; and in case;,of the. death,of a representative, or removal from office, the governor shall issue a writ to the county or township tor which he was a member, to elect another in his stead, to serve for the residue of the .term. <â-  f â-  . .: â- ; 'i â- â-  â- â- â- â- â- . v â-  . â- ; : The general assembly, or legislature, shall consist of the governor, legislative council, and a house of representatives. The legis-islative council shall consist of fi^e members, to, continue in office five years, unless sooner removed by congress; any three of whom to be a quorum. And the members of the council shall be nominated and appointed in the following manner, to wit: As soon as representatives shall be elected, the. governor'shall appoint a time and place for them-to meet together, and when met, they shall nominate ten persons, residents in the district, and each possessed of a freehold in five hundred acres of land, and return their names to congress:, five of whom congress shall appoint and commission to serve as aforesaid; and whenever, a vacancy shall happen in the council, by death or removal from office, the house of representatives shall nominate two persons, qualified as aforesaid, for each vacancy, and return their names to congress; one of whom congress shall appoint and commission £or the residue of the term. And every five years, four, months at least before the expiration of the time of service, of th.es members of the council, the said house ;shall nominate ten persons, qualified as aforesaid, and return their names, to congress; five of whom congress shall appoint and commission to, serve as members of -the. council five years; unless sooner removed. And the governor, legislative council, and;house of representatives, shall have authority to make laws, in all cases, for. the good government of the district, not repugnant to the principles;, and. article^, in this ordinance established and declared.- And all bills, haying passed by a majority in the house,;, and by. a,;rn,aj,ority in the..council, shall be referred. to,t.he governor for his, assent;, but 1*0 bill.or legislative act wkatev^ry-,-shall be^Oif, -any force without his,assent. ; The governor shall ha;ve;power.-to convene,, pr^ogue, and dissolve ,the general assembly,, when in;his opinion it shailibe expedient. ., t The governor^ judges, ]legislative GounciJ,. secretary,, aad such other officers as;oongress.shall appoint-in the district,; shall, take an oath, or affi.r;matio%.of, fidelity an4 of office; ,^he gQ.ve;r,iiQr b,efor.e. the
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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 718279
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6c53mkv/718279