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Title (1876) The Compiled Laws of the Territory of Utah, Containing All the General Statutes Now In Force, 1876
Subject Law
Description (1876) The twenty-second legislature in 1876 authorized compilation of all statutes then in force. The poorly organized compilations of 1855, 1866 and 1870 finally gave way to a modernized codification topically arranged by broad subject titles, in some cases, more specific chapters within titles, and numbered sections. Additionally, each section throughout the compilation is given a separate consecutive number. Reference is made to these in a content summary preceding each title or section. A much more thorough index is provided. No separate session law volume was published for 1876.
Date 1876
Type Text
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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 14 cm x 23 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
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Date Created 2005-11-29
Date Modified 2006-01-25
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Title Provisions_page 040
Description 40 LAWS OF CONGEESS Council, in any office which, under the Organic Act of any Territory is to be filled by appointment of the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Council, the governor shall fill such vacancy by granting a commission, which shall expire at the end of the next session of the Legislative Council. Sec. 1859. Every male citizen above the age of twenty-one, including persons who have legally declared their intention to become citizens in any Territory hereafter organized, and who are actual residents of such Territory at the time of tbe organization thereof, shall be entitled to vote at the first election in such Territory, and to hold any office therein; subject, nevertheless, to the limitations specified in the next section. Sec. 1860. At all subsequent elections, however, in any Territory hereafter organized by Congress, as well as at all elections in Territories already organized, the qualifications of voters and of holding office shall be such as may be prescribed by.the Legislative Assembly of each Territory: subject, nevertheless, to the following restrictions on the power of the Legislative Assembly/^namely: First. The right of suffrage and of holding office shall be exercised only by citizens of the United States above the age of twenty-one years, and by those above that age who have declared on oath, before a competent court of record, their intention to become such, and have taken an oath to support the Constitution and Government of the United States. Second. There shall be no denial of the elective franchise or of holding office to a citizen on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. Third. No officer, soldier, seaman, mariner, or other person in the Army or Navy, or attached to troops in the service of the United States, shall be allowed to vote in any Territory, by reason of being on service therein, unless such Territory is, and has been for the period of six months, his permanent domicile. Fourth. No person belonging to the Army or Navy shall be elected to or hold any civil office or appointment in any Territory. Sec. 1861. The subordinate officers of each branch of every Legislative Assembly shall consist of one Chief Clerk, who shall receive a compensation of eight dollars per day, and of one Assistant Clerk, one Enrolling Clerk, one Engrossing Clerk, one Sergeant-at-Arms, one Door-keeper, one Messenger, and one Watchman, who shall each receive a compensation of five dollars per day during the sessions, and no charge for a greater number of officers and attendants, or any larger per diem, shall be allowed or paid by the United States to any Territory. Sec. 1862. Every Territory shall have the right to send a Delegate
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Source Original Book: The Compiled Laws of the Territory of Utah Containing All the General Statutes Now In Force
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-29
Date Modified 2005-11-29
ID 718774
Reference URL