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And whereas by s. 29 of the Redistribution of Seats Act, 1885,* it is enacted that where the Lord ('hief Justice or Judge appoints in the present year barristers for counties and boroughs, he shall appoint them to act for all the counties and boroughs for which he has power to appoint revising barristers; and each barrister, when acting for any county or borough, shall have the same duties, powers, and authorities, as if he had been appointed sole revising barrister for such county or borough (a).
It is therefore ordered by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice of her Most Honourable Privy Council, that the number of revising barristers to be appointed in manner aforesaid in the present year (6) shall be as set forth in the schedule to this Order.
The said Order of the 27th day of June, 1876, is hereby revoked (b).
C. L. PEEL.
of Westminster and boroughs of the County of Middlesex.
Within the Northern Circuit
Eastern Circuit, 15; in Oxford Circuit, 12; in Western Circuit, 14; in N. W. Division of North and South Wales Circuit, 6; in S. W. Division of North and South Wales Circuit, 6; in Surrey, 2—making 79 in all.
8th October, to appoint one or more duly qualified barristers to act in addition to the barrister originally appointed.
(6) The revocation of the Order of 1876, and the applicability of the present Order to the year 1885 only, will render it necessary to issue a further Order in 1886.
(©) As to appointment of substitute by reason of death, illness, or absence of any revising barrister, see s. 29 of the Act of 1843, p. 88.
(a) By s. 29 of the Act of 1885, p. 240, which applies in the year 1885 only, power is also given to a judge in chambers, at any time after 5th September, on proof that any lists cannot by reason of insufficiency of numbers of revising barristers be revised by the
37 & 38 Vict. c. 63. Revising Barristers Act, 1874. 37 & 38 Vict.
An Act to amend the Law relating to the Payment of
[30th July, 1874. BE IT ENACTED, as follows :1. Whereas doubts have arisen as to whether the provisions Payment of of the fifty-ninth section of the Parliamentary Electors Regis- substitutes for
revising tration Act, 1843, with respect to the payment of barristers,
barristers. appointed to revise any list of voters in addition to the revising barristers originally appointed, apply to the payment of substitutes appointed in case of the death, illness, or absence of any revising barrister, or from any other cause, and it is expedient to remove such doubts, and to provide for the payment of such substitutes :
Be it therefore enacted that
Where by reason of the death, illness, or absence of any barrister appointed to revise the lists of voters for any county, city, or borough, or from any other cause, a barrister is after the passing of this Act appointed to act in the place of the barrister so originally appointed, there shall be paid to him out of the sum which under section fifty-nine of the Parliamentary Electors Registration Act, 1843,* would otherwise be payable to * p. 104. the barrister originally appointed, such sum for his remuneration and travelling expenses as to the Lord Chief Justice or judge who appointed him may seem reasonable.
Every barrister so originally appointed, in forwarding to the Commissioners of her Majesty's Treasury his appointment, and the statement of having completed his sittings, shall state wbether any barrister has or has not been appointed as above mentioned to act in his place.
2. Terms in this Act have the same meaning as in the Revising Barristers Act, 1873.
3. This Act shall not extend to Scotland or Ireland.
4. This Act may be cited as the Revising Barristers Act, Short titles. 1874. The Act of the session of the thirty-fifth and thirty-six years of the reign of her present Majesty, chapter eighty-four, intituled “ An Act to amend the law relating to the appointment of revising barristers," may be cited as the Revising Barristers Act, 1872.
This Act and the Revising Barristers Act, 1872, and the Revising Barristers Act, 1873, may be cited together as the Revising Barristers Acts, 1872 to 1874.
5. The Acts specified in the schedule to this Act are hereby Repeal. repealed from and after the passing of this Act to the extent specified in the third column of that schedule, without prejudice to anything done or suffered before the passing of this Act under the enactments hereby repealed.
37 & 38 Vict.
Qualification of revising barrister.
6. No barrister shall be appointed after the passing of this Act to revise any list of voters for any county, city, or borough in England who is of less than seven years standing, unless he has been appointed in any year previous to the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three to be such revising barrister.
Session and Chapter.
Extent of Repeal.
An Act to amend the Section twenty-nine from
6 & 7 Vict. c. 18
law for the registra- “Provided always that tion of persons en
whenever" to the end titled to vote, and to of the section, and so define certain rights much of the rest of of voting, and to re- the section as relates gulate certain pro- to the appointment of ceedings in the elec- additional barristers in tion of members to case of the insufficiserve in Parliament
eucy of the number of for England
and barristers originally Wales.
appointed; and section fifty-nine from “Provided always that in the case of any barrister” to the end of the section.
35 & 36 Vict. c. 84
The whole Act.
An Act to amend the
law relating to the
41 & 42 Vict.
41 & 42 Vict. c. 26. PARLIAMENTARY AND MUNICIPAL REGISTRATION
Voters in Parliamentary Boroughs and the Enrolment
appeals from Revising Barristers. [22nd July, 1878. Section,
PAGE 1-3. Short titles-Extent-Commencement
139 4. Definitions .
140 5. Explanation of « House,” &c., " Dwelling-house,” and “Lodgings 140 6. Additional, successive, and joint lodgings
141 7. Period of qualification
141 8. Forms
142 9. Publication of notices and lists in post offices, &c.
142 10. Notice of rates in arrear
142 11. Registrars to furnish returns of deaths to overseers
143 12. List of persons disqualified by parochial relief.
144 13. Inspection of rate books
144 14. Entry of occapier in rate book
145 15. Preparation of parliamentary and municipal lists together
145 16. Freemen's and other reserved rights
148 17. Case of several municipal boroughs in one parliamentary borough 148 21. Lists and registers may be arranged according to streets .
149 22. Claim by lodger retaining same lodgings in successive years.
150 23. Declaration of lodger to be primâ facie evidence
150 24. Declaration as to misdescription .
151 25. Penalty for false declaration
151 26. Notice of objection to state grounds, &c.
152 27. Withdrawal, reviver, and costs of objection .
152 28. Duties and powers of reyising barrister .
153 29. Power to fine overseers
158 30. Expenses and receipts
159 31. Delivery and custody of revised lists
159 32. Commencement and duration of parliamentary register
160 36. Summoning of witnesses
160 37. Appeal where case refused
161 38. Costs of appeal.
161 39. Power to make rules
162 40. Service of notices
162 42. Saving for existing registers and burgess rolls .
162 43. Universities of Oxford and Cambridge
BE IT ENACTED, as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as the Parliamentary and Municipal Short title. Registration Act, 1878.
The Acts referred to in this Act by short titles may be cited for all purposes by those titles respectively. 2. This Act shall not extend to Scotland or Ireland.
Extent of Act. 3. This Act shall come into operation on the first day of CommenceFebruary one thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine, which ment of Act. date is in this Act referred to as the commencement of this Act.
4. In this Act-
of the second and third years of the reign of King William
tion of the people in England and Wales :” The term “Municipal Corporation Acts” means the Municipal
Corporation Act, 1835, and the Acts amending the same : The term “ Parliamentary Registration Act, 1843," means the Act of the session of the sixth and seventh years of the reign of her present Majesty, chapter eighteen, “ to amend the law for the registration of persuns entitled to vote, and to define certain rights of voting and to regulate certain proceedings in the election of members to serve in Parliament for England and Wales :” The term “ Parliamentary Registration Acts” means the
Parlia inentary Registration Act, 1843, and any enactment amending the same or otherwise relating to the registration
of parliamentary electors : The term “ Parliamentary borough” means any borough, city,
county of a city, county of a town, place, or combination of places returning a member or members to serve in Parliament, and not being a county at large, or riding, part, or
division of a county at large : The term “Municipal borough” means any place for the
time being subject to the Municipal Corporation Acts : The term “ Parliamentary voter" means a person entitled to
be registered as a voter, and when registered to voto at the election of a member or members tu serve in Parliament
for a Parliamentary borough: The term “burgess” has the same meaning as in the Muni.
cipal Corporation Acts : The term “parish” means a place for which a separate poor
rate is or can be made, or for which a separate overseer is
or can be appointed : Other terms used in this Act have the same meaning as in
the Parliamentary Registration Acts. 5. In and for the purposes of the Reform Act, 1832, and the Municipal Corporation Acts, the terms “house, warehouse, counting-house, shop, or other building," shall include any part of a house where that part is separately occupied for the purpose of any trade, business, or profession; and any such part may for the purpose of describing the qualification be described as “office," " chambers," "studio," or by any like term applicable to the case.
In and for the purposes of the Representation of the People Act, 1867, the term "dwelling-house” shall include any part of a house where that part is separately occupied as a dwelling, and the term “ lodgings” shall include any apartments or place of residence, whether furnished or unfurnished, in a dwellinghouse.