Statutes of California and Digests of Measures

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J. Winchester, 1897 - Session laws

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An Act to compel all depositaries of money and commercial
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An Act to add a new section to the Code of Civil Procedure
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An Act making an appropriation to pay the current printing
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An Act to amend Section 1189 of the Civil Code relating
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An Act to amend Section 407 of the Code of Civil Procedure
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An Act to prevent deception in the manufacture and sale
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An Act to regulate the salaries of certain officers in the police
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An Act authorizing municipal corporations to lease purchase
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An Act to authorize the Board of Fish Commissioners to dis
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An Act to amend Section 2955 of the Civil Code of California
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An Act to amend Section 4428 of the Political Code of
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An Act to provide for the purchase of a portrait of exGov
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An Act entitled an Act to amend Section 2003 of the Political
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An Act to amend Section 2737 of the Political Code relating
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An Act to amend an Act entitled An Act to provide for
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An Act to appropriate 1535 25 to pay the claim of W
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An Act to enable cities incorporated and operating under
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An Act making an appropriation to pay the deficiency in
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An Act making an appropriation to pay the claim of James
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An Act providing for the furnishing to Sheriffs and Chiefs
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An Act to amend Section 3 of an Act entitled An Act to pro
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An Act to amend an Act approved March 26 1895 entitled
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An Act to repeal Sections 6280 630 632a 6320 633 and
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An Act to amend Sections 354 1489 1491 1492 1495 1497 1501
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An Act to amend the Political Code of California by adding
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Page li - Members of the Legislature, and all officers, executive and judicial, except such inferior officers as may be by law exempted, shall, before they enter upon the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation: " I do solemnly swear (or affirm, as the case may be,) that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of , according to the best...
Page xxxi - In all criminal prosecutions on indictments for libels, the truth may be given in evidence to the jury; and if it shall appear to the jury that the matter charged as libelous is true, and was published with good motives and for justifiable ends, the party shall be acquitted...
Page xlv - Each stockholder of a corporation, or joint-stock association, shall be individually and personally liable for such proportion of all its debts and liabilities contracted or incurred, during the time he was a stockholder, as the amount of stock or shares owned by him bears to the whole of the subscribed capital stock, or shares of the corporation or association.
Page xxxiii - The powers of the government of the State of California shall be divided into three separate departments — the legislative, executive and judicial; and no person charged with the exercise of powers properly belonging to one of these departments shall exercise any functions appertaining to either of the others, except as in this Constitution expressly directed or permitted.
Page xxxix - Courts; also, in all cases at law which involve the title or possession of real estate, or the legality of any tax, impost, assessment, toll, or municipal fine, or in which the demand, exclusive of interest, or the value of the property in controversy, amounts to three hundred dollars...
Page xxxviii - In case of the impeachment of the Governor, or his removal from office, death, inability to discharge the powers and duties of the said office, resignation, or absence from the State, the powers and duties of the office shall devolve upon the Lieutenant-Governor for the residue of the term, or until the disability shall cease.
Page l - Legislature next chosen, as aforesaid, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be agreed to by a majority of all the members elected to each house, then it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such proposed amendment or amendments to the people, in such manner, and at such time, as the Legislature shall prescribe ; and if the people shall approve and ratify such amendment or amendments, by a majority of the electors qualified to vote for members of the Legislature voting thereon, such...
Page xxxvii - When any office shall, from any cause become vacant, and no mode is provided by the Constitution and laws for filling such vacancy, the Governor shall have power to fill such vacancy by granting a commission, which shall expire at the end of the next session of the Legislature, or at the next election by the people.
Page 13 - Day," the twenty-fifth day of December, every day on which an election is held throughout the state, and every day appointed by the President of the United States or by the governor of this state for a public fast, thanksgiving or holiday.
Page xxxix - Justices' and other inferior courts in their respective counties as may be prescribed by law. They shall be always open (legal holidays and non-judicial days excepted), and their process shall extend to all parts of the State; provided, that all actions for the recovery of the possession of, quieting the title to, or for the enforcement of liens upon real estate, shall be commenced in the county in which the real estate, or any part thereof, affected by such action or actions, is situated.

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