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A Manual of the Practice of Elections in the United Kingdom
Henry Jeffreys Bushby
No preview available - 2019
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Page xxvi - Every person who shall directly or indirectly by himself, or by any other person on his behalf make use of, or threaten to make use of any force, violence, or restraint, or inflict or threaten the infliction by himself or by or through any other person of any temporal or spiritual injury, damage, harm, or loss...
Page xxvi - Bribery, and shall be punishable accordingly: 1. Every Voter who shall, before or during any Election, directly or indirectly, by himself or by any other Person on his Behalf, receive, agree, or contract for any Money, Gift, Loan, or valuable Consideration, Office, Place, or Employment, for himself or for any other Person, for voting or agreeing to vote, or for refraining or agreeing to refrain from voting, at any Election: 2.
Page ix - Third, by the grace of God of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth, and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four.
Page 118 - Consideration, to or for any Voter, or to or for any Person on behalf of any Voter, or to or for any other Person...
Page xxxvii - ... on the ground that the answer thereto may criminate or tend to criminate himself...
Page xxv - Parliament, or the vote of any voter at any election. (5.) Every person who shall advance or pay, or cause to be paid, any money to or to the use of any other person with the intent that such money, or any part thereof, shall be expended in bribery at any election...
Page xxv - Election: 3. Every Person who shall, directly or indirectly, by himself, or by any other Person on his Behalf, make any such Gift, Loan, Offer, Promise, Procurement, or Agreement as aforesaid, to or for any Person, in order to induce such Person to procure, or endeavour to procure, the Return of any Person to serve in Parliament, or the Vote of any Voter at any Election: 4.
Page 102 - ... incur a penalty not exceeding five pounds for every day during which it is so in operation.