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TREASURY*: (See Charter-Election Peti.

tion--and other heads, but particu-
larly “ Local Government Board” for
" substituted approval”):
meaning of term
to approve of remuneration to barristers,

officers, &c., to pay in first instance,
and upon their certificate to be repaid

out of borough fund or rate
may consent to council borrowing money

to build town hall, council-house, or

police offico may consent to town

councii acquiring land must approve of alienation of corporate

property may consent to disposal of corporate

property may impose conditions upon the borrow:

ing of money by council may impose conditions as to the invest.

ment of money on sale or exchange of

coporate property may approve of application of such

moneys applications to, for approval of any sale, loan or other financial arrangements

under Act. correspondence with, 'to be open to

public inspection approval of Local Government Board

substituted for, after date in 1889

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TREATING (See also Municipal Election

Petition, &c.): interpretation of term

when general, where avoids an election. TRUSTEES:

interpretation of term UNDUE INFLUENCE (See also Municipal

Election-Petition, &c.) : interpretation of term

cust upon an indictment for UNIVERSITIES :

of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham,

nothing in Act to affect rights and

privileges of VACANCY, CASUAL (See Casual Vacancy). VALIDITY :

of acts of persons de facto in office .

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VESTRY CLERKS:

must attend revision court

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* See hereon footnote and references at page 103, ante.

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VOTE:

as to casting vote of returning officer

where an equality of votes . of a burgess at an election of councillor

not to be received if questions required

to be answered are not answered of person guilty of corrupt practices to

be struck off on a scrutiny. VOTER (See also Municipal Election Petition,

&c.): meaning of term candidate paying or agreeing to paying money

on account of conveyance of a voter to or from the poll,

guilty of an offence against the Act vote of, guilty of corrupt practices to be struck

off on scrutiny by ballot, not to be questioned in any pro

ceedings as to whom he voted for VOTING PAPER (See also Elections, &c.):

a burgess entitled to receive a
used at election of an alderman to be

delivered by mayor to town clerk and
kept by him for twelve months

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WARD ROLLS (See also Burgess Lists

Burgess Roll-Wards, &c.): burgess not to be enrolled in more than to be arranged as the council shall direct

should be alphabetical WARDS :

council must petition for a division of

borough into, or for an alteration

of the number and boundaries of. where borough has, the burgess roli

to be made in separate rolls called
ward rolls, the ward rolls collectively

to constitute the burgess roll
when a borɔugh has, a separate election

to be held for each ward may be divided into polling districts a person elected for more than one ward to select for which ward he will serve and how if he fails,

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WAREHOUSE:

how qualification by occupation of is

obtained

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WARRANT:
for the levying of a borough rate to be

issued and signed by the mayor.

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WATCH COMMITTEE:

council to appoint, and not to be more

than one third of council may act by majority present, but not

unless three are so present to appoint borough constables. to frame regulations for efficiency of

borough constables may suspend or dismiss borough con

stables to make quarterly' returns as to con

stables powers of, in a borough with less than 10,000

inhabitants, transferred to county council . WATCH RATE:

where levied in a borough, council may

levy on occupiers of all hereditaments
within such parts of the borough as
are watched by day or night and are

declared liable to.
to be made on an estimate of net annual

value of the several hereditaments

rated thereto
may be made by one rate made yearly,

or by two or more rates made half-
yearly, or otherwise, and may be of
any amount not exceeding in any year
8d. in the pound on net annual value

of the hereditaments rated thereto council and all persons concerned shall

have all powers given them in respect
of borough rate for ordering, making,

assessing &c. the same
nothing in section to affect liability of

borough fund to make good any deficiency of the, towards the expenses of the police no hereditaments to be liable to, it

exempted by any local Act from pay

ment of
nothing in section to alter the compara-

tive liability to, of any hereditaments
which are under any local Act in
respect of any, entitled to any deduc-
tion from, or chargeable with any
increase on, an equal pound rate,

&c.
where part only of a parish is liable to

overseers not to pay out of poor rate
the amount of, charged by the council
on that parish, but to make a separate
rate or assessment on the parts only
liable to
no such separate rate to be demanded
until allowed by two justices, and pub-
lished, as in case of poor's rate
persons aggrieved by separate rate may
appeal to quarter sessions

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WATCH RATE-continued.

separate rate may be of rate in the pound

nece-sary for raising sum charged by
council, but not exceeding 2d. in the
pound beyond the rate in the pound at
which council have computed the,

charged by them.
oversoers to account for money collected

under separate rate as for money col

lected under a poor rate council may excuse person from pay

ment of overseers may levý hy distress and sale

on defaulters of payment of warrant for levy of, may be issued by

mayor, signed by him, and sealed with

corporate seal money raised by, or by separate rate, to

go to borough fund

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WIDOWS:

of burgesses or freemen, rights of, pre

served.

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WITNESS :

costs and expenses of, upon an indict

ment for bribery, undue influence, or
personation to be allowed

84
upon trial of a petition, to be sworn, &c. 94
guilty of a contempt of court in refusing
to appear after being ordered

94 court may examine, though he be not called by either party.

94 as to cross-examination of, after examination by the court.

94 bound to answer all questions, though

they tend to criminate, but entitled to

a certificate of indemnity if he answers 94 production of certificate a stay of proceed

ings in an action or on an indict-
ment against

94
the giving or refusing such certificate to,
to be final

94 a statement made by, in answer to ques.

tions of election court, not be admissible

in evidence, except in cases of perjury. 94 expenses of, may be allowed .

94 WOMEN:

may vote at municipal elections if otherwise qualified

63 but not married women. * (See comment). WORKING MEN'S DWELLINGS:

council may grunt leases of land for 111
may make roads, drains, &c., for convert-
ing same into building land.

111 as to provisions of lease for

111 provisions to be valid in case

111 as to costs of execution of Act in respect of 111

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