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PERSONAL EXPENSES

defined, 502
PERSONATION,
apprehending person charged with, 405

bail for, 406
compensation on false charge of, 407
definition of, 438, 513
appointment of personation agent, 405

agents, 405
PETITION, ELECTION,

by whom presented, 522
mode of presenting, 539

form of, 540
PEW,

right to sit in, no qualification by, 3
PLACARDS,

printer's name on, 474
PLACE OF ELECTION

in divided counties, 518
POLICE,
disqualification of, 12, 28, 34

And see CONSTABLE.
POLICE MAGISTRATES.

disqualification of, as candidates, 370
POLL,

adjournment of, for riot, 400, 402
duration of, in boroughs, 402
questions at, 403
in what event to be taken, 431
to be taken by ballot, 431
hours of, 515

appointing day of, 442
POLL BOOKS,

custody of, 408, 446
POLLING AGENT

appointed by election agent, 478

defined, 502
POLLING DISTRICT,

completion of revision in, 168
appointment of, by local authority, 167, 434, 494
claim to vote in particular, 91
constitution of, in counties, 424, 494

in boroughs, 424, 434, 494
POLLING PLACE,

holding of revision court at each, 89
POLLING STATIONS OR BOOTHS

in counties, 398, 442
voters to poll at, for his district, 399
candidate to pay for, 400
limit of expense for, 400
cost of each, 400
rooms instead of, 425
notice of, 443

POOR RATES,
relief out of, a disqualification, 25

See PAROCHIAL RELIEF.
payment, &c., of, condition of qualification, 35

See Rate.
POST,

notice of objection may be sent by, 111
POSTMASTER-GENERAL

qualified as candidate, 377
delivery of writs to, 394

notice of returning officer's officer to, 395
POST OFFICE,
publication of notices at, 142

as to ownership voters, 165
POTWALLER,

qualification of, 10
meaning of term, 11

reservation of rights of, 23
PRECEPTS,
by clerk of peace to overseers, 75

form of precept, 180
by town clerk to overseers, 79

form of precept, 208
supplementary, in 1885.. 239

as to removal of disqualification for medical relief, 73
PRESIDING OFFICER

at poll, powers of, 437
appointment of, 443
rumoval from station by, 446
liability of, for misconduct, 437
returning officer may be, 447
delegation to clerks, 447

fee of, as amended, 520
PRIESTS, ROMAN CATHOLIC,

disqualified as candidates, 369
PROCLAMATION,

thirty-five days between, and Parliament, 410
PROHIBITED PERSONS

voting, 470

persons guilty of corrupt or illegal practice, 484
PROPERTY TAX,

non-payment of, no disqualification, 29

not a “charge” to be deducted from value, 7
PROROGATION,

trial of petition to proceed, 529
PUBLICATION
of notices, &c., under Registration Acts, 85

on churches and chapels, 85
at post and telegraph offices, 142, 165
period of publication, 85
penalty for hindering, 86
effect of imperfect publication, 86

PUBLIC CARRIAGES,

loan of, illegal hiring, 473
PUBLIC HOUSES,

no poll in, 412
PUBLIC OFFICE,

disqualification for, 469

defined, 502
PUBLIC PROSECUTOR,

report to, by commissioners, 487
may be heard on withdrawal of petition, 490
to attend trial of petition, 491

his representative, 492
PUBLIC ROOM,

use of, for poll, 435

QUALIFICATION OF CANDIDATES,

See also DISQUALIFICATION OF CANDIDATES.
Commissioners of the Treasury, 346, 366
Land Tax Redemption Commissioners, 364
President of the Board of Trade, 368
Secretary of Board of Trade, 378
Council of the Admiralty, 369
Paymaster-General, 371
First Commissioner of Works, 373
Vice-President of Council of Education, 373
Postmaster-General, 377
Financial Secretary of War Office, 380

Officers of Bank of England, 353
QUALIFICATION OF ELECTORS
in county, by ownership, 2, 38
by occupation, 62

of dwelling-house, 59

of lodgings, 59
in borough, by occupation, 62

of dwelling-house, 35

of lodgings, 37
as freemen, 21

as scot and lot voter, &c., 23
QUESTIONS AT THE POLL,

repeal of, with exceptions, 403
QUESTIONS RESERVED

by Election Court, 528

RATES, POOR,
payment, &c., of, condition of registration, 17

of £10 borough occupier, 17
of £10 county occupier, 39
of borough inhabitant occupier, 35

of county inhabitant occupier, 59, 63
date of payment of, 33
payment of, by landlord, effect of, 48
corrupt payment of, bribery, 41, 226

when poor rate made, 49
RATING ACTS,

meaning of, in Act of 1884..64

RECESS,

election during, 391, 418, 422
RECOGNIZANCE

as security for petition, 524
when estreated, 535
form of, 543

objecting to, 544
RECORDERS,

disqualification of, as candidates, 382
RECRIMINATION

on claim of seat, 537

REFRESHMENT HOUSES

not to be committee rooms, 474
REGISTER,

conclusiveness of, at election, 435
commencement and duration of, 130, 160

in year 1885..241
conclusive of qualification, 403

defined, 502
REGISTRAR

of Middlesex, disqualified as candi late, 352
Irish, of deeds, disqualified as candidate, 371
of Election Court, 546

REGISTRATION ACTS,

meaning of “Registration Acts," 63

table of the Acts, 74
REGISTRATION OFFICER,

breach of duty by, 500
defined, 501

REJECTED BALLOT PAPERS,

what are, 445
RELIEF

from primâ facie illegal practice, 476
for failure or error in return of expenses, 484
parochial, disqualification by, 25

See PAROCHIAL RELIEF.

RENT-CHARGE,

is a freehold, 3
cannot be occupied, 13

held for a life and below £5 does not qualify, 13
created after 1884 does not qualify, 60, 66

except rent tithe-charge, 60
REPORT

of Election Court, 527

as to corrupt practices prevailing, 527, 528
REQUISITION
by overseers for names of occupiers, 64
mode of service of, 64

after 1885.. 195
instructions, 196

RESERVED RIGHTS,
under Reform Act, 1832.. 23

of freemen, 22
voters by, list of, preparation of, 148

form of, 223
under Representation of the People Act, 1884..66
RESIDENCE,

meaning of term, 38
qualification by, for “ borough occupation franchise," 18
must be within seven miles, 18

or twenty-five from city of London, 43
measurement of distance, 32
of freemen, 21
of persons having reserved rights, 23
of inhabitant occupiers, 35

of lodgers, 37
RETURNING OFFICER,

in municipal boroughs, 464, 517
in boroughs not municipal, 397, 516
in parliamentary borough becoming municipal, 428
in divided boroughs, 517
at Universities, 411
casting vote of, 432
to provide necessaries for election, 436
expenses of, 436, 481
amendment of expenses of, 520
direction of writs to, 411
must not act as agent, 427
deputy, in divided counties, 436
to prosecute for personation, 439
payments to, by candidates, 457
security required by, 458
bill of charges, 458
reduction of amount in uncontested election, 516
taxation of charges, 459
scale of charges, 460
summary of election expenses, 484
breach of duty by, 500
action against for misfeasance, 111

for neglect to return, 536
RETURN OF EXPENSES,

contents of, 481
supplementary, 482
open to inspection, 484

form of, 508
RETURNS,

double, forbidden, 389
book of, kept by Clerk of Crown, 389

making, 447
REVENUE COLLECTORS,

enfranchisement of, 46
REVISING BARRISTERS,
appointment of, by judges, 86, 243

to be in July or August, and during circuit, 86
number of as fixed by Order in Council, 134

Order in Council fixing, 135
qualification of, seven years standing, 138
special provisions for 1885.. 240

appointment by judge in chambers, 240

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