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STEVENS AND SONS, LIMITED,

ROGERS ON ELECTIONS.

ECTIONS.

VOL. II.

PARLIAMENTARY

Iing the Practice in
mentary, Municipal,
ith Appendices of
ad Forms. Fifteenth
catutes to 1894. By
ster-at-Law. Royal
Is. (For Cash, 175.;

ELECTIONS & PETITIONS,

WITH

APPENDICES OF STATUTES, RULES AND FORMS.

covers everything which
and carefully stated."-

SEVENTEENTH EDITION.

HER ELECTIONS
pendices of Statutes,
Edition. By SAMUEL
Law. Royal 12mo.

(For Cash, 175.;

BY

S. H. DAY,

OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE AND SOUTH EASTERN CIRCUIT, ESQUIRE,

BARRISTER-AT-LAW.

ctions to Municipal
of London), County

and Urban District
(within and without
School Boards.

ubjects of elections and

LIBRARY

OF THE
UNIVERSITY

OF

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hancery Lane, London.

LONDON:

119 & 120, CHANCERY LANE,
Law Publishers and Booksellers.

1895.

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LONDON :

PRINTED BY O. F. BOWORTH, GREAT NEW STREET, FETTEB LANE-E.C.

Although the subject of Election Law has frequently

passed until after this work had been printed. It has,

"inadvertence," so as to entitle an applicant to relief-
determining the validity of ballot papers; fac-similes of
there had been a mis-count of the ballot papers, a re-count
affecting it has been passed—viz., the Corrupt and Illegal
Practices Prevention Act, 1895. This Act, which makes
the publication of false statements relating to a candidate,
under certain circumstances, an illegal practice, was not

PREFACE.
Since the last edition many petitions involving important
questions of Election Law have been tried. Some of
these e.g., the questions of the commencement of
candidature and of election expenses, and of what is
cannot be considered definitively settled.

An important decision has laid down principles for
many of the ballot papers adjudicated upon are given.
In every case where there was reason to

suppose

that

was taken before the trial. This practice provides a
speedy and inexpensive method of checking and correcting
mistakes made by a returning officer in the counting.

engaged the attention of the Legislature, only one Act

TKE LANE-B.C.

however, been added, with Notes, to the Appendix of
Statutes (p. 626A), and reference has, as far as possible,
been made to it in the text and Index.

The Appendix of Forms has been enlarged.

Mr. C. WILLOUGHBY WILLIAMS, of Lincoln's Inn, has
again been of great service in the preparation of this
edition, and the Editor gratefully acknowledges his con-
stant and able assistance.

S. H. D.

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