STATE OF NEW-YORK,
PASSED AT THE FIFTY^EVENTH SESSION OF THE LEGIS-
LATURE, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF ALBA-
NY, THE SEVENTH DAY OF JANUARY, 1884.
AN ACT relative to vacancies and disabilities in the office
Passed January 18, 1834.
The People of the State of New-York, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:
S 1. Whenever the office of vice-chancellor of any enraon or.
circuit is vacant, common orders, orders by consent of"'
parties, and orders for the issuing of injunctions or writs
ne exeat upon the certificate of a vice-chancellor or
injunction master, may be entered by the register, assist-
ant register, or clerk residing in such circuit, in the same
manner as if the office of vice-chancellor was not vacant;
and the name of the chancellor shall be inserted in the
caption of such orders.
$ 2. When the office of vice-chancellor of a circuit is H*«f'«i-
vacant, or the vice-chancellor, by reason of continued
sickness, or a legal disability, is unable to hear the ap-
plication, a motion or petition in any suit or proceeding
pending before the vice-chancellor of such circuit, may
be heard by the chancellor, upon the usual notice of the
application to the adverse party. And the decree or or-
der made upon such motion or petition, shall be entered
with the register, assistant register, or clerk residing in
such circuit, with the name of the chancellor in the cap-
8 3. This act shall take effect immediately after the X<? ,■k*