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CHAP. I.—(continued.)

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of the Privileges of Parliament .. .. .. .. .. 346

of the Laws and Customs relating to the House of Lords in particular 352

Of the Laws and Customs relating to the House of Commons in par-

ticular .. .. ..

354

Of the Raising of Taxes .. .. .. .. ..

ibid.

Of Money Bills .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

355

of the Election of Members of the House of Commo

356

Of the Principle of the Elective Qualification ..

ibid.

Of the Qualifications of Electors in general.. ..

of the Qualifications of Electors for Counties .. ..

Of the Qualifications of Electors for Boroughs ..

362

Of the Disqualifications of Electors .. .. ..

370

Of the Qualifications and Disqualifications of the Persons elected 371

Of Issuing the Writs for Election .. .. .. ..

376

of the Manner of Election for Counties .. ..

Of the Manner of Election for Boroughs .. ..

378

Of the Questions which may be put to a Voter at the Time

Election .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

379

Of the Tender of a Vote not Registered.. .. .. .. .. 380

Of the removal of the Military from the Place of Election .. 381

Of Rioting at Elections .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ibid.

of Bribery, Treating, and Undue Influence .. .. ..

382

of the Return of the Writs .. .. .. .. .. .. 384

Of the Petition and Mode of Proceeding upon Controverted Elections 385

Of Vacating a Seat in Parliament.. .. .. .. .. 387

Of the Speaker of the House of Lords and the Speaker of the House

of Commons .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ibid.

Of the Manner in which Bills are passed .. .. .. .. 389

Of the Adjournment, Prorogation, and Dissolution of Parliament 396

of the Triennial and Septennial Acts .. .. .. .. .. 399

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CHAP. VI.-(continued.)

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of the Manner in which the royal Grant may be avoided, or Redress

obtained from him .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 490

Of Parliamentary Remonstrance against the Acts of the Sovereign 491

Of Parliamentary Impeachment of his Advisers .. .. .. 492

Of his Exemption from Laches .. .. .. .. .. 493

Of the Bar of his Rights by Lapse of Time .. .. .. .. ibid.

Of his Right of Embassy to Foreign States, and of the Law of Am-

bassadors .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 496

Of his Right to make Treaties .. .. .. .. .. .. 503

Of his Right to make War and Peace .. .. .. .. ibid.

Of his Right to issue Letters of Marque and Reprisal ..

504

Of his Right to grant Safe.Conducts

506

Of his Right to rejects Laws .. .. .. .. .. .. 509

of his Right to raise and regulate Armies and Fleets .. . 510

Of his Right to appoint Ports and Havens .. .. .. ..

Of his Right to erect Beacons, Light-houses and Sea-marks .. 513

Of his Right to prohibit the Importation or Exportation of Arms, &c. 514

Of his Right to confine his Subjects to the Realm, and to recal them

to the Realm .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ibid.

Of his Right of erecting Courts of Judicature .. .. .. 515

Of his Right of pardoning Offences .. .. .. .. .. 517

Of his Right of issuing Proclamations .. .. .. .. 518

Of his Right as Guardian of Idiots and Lunatics, and of the Law re-

lating to them .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 519

of his Right as the Fountain of Honour, Office and Privilege ..

525

Of his Right to establish Markets and Fairs .. .. .. .. 527

of his Right to regulate Weights and Measures .. .. .. ibid.

of his Right to stamp and regulate the current Coin .. .. .. 530

Of his Rights as Head of the Church ; and herein of Convocations

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NEW COMMENTARIES

ON

THE LAWS OF ENGLAND.

BOOK II.

OF RIGHTS OF PROPERTY—(continued).

PART II.
OF THINGS PERSONAL.

The subjects of property were divided, as we may recollect (a), into things real, and things personal. The first of these being now sufficiently discussed (so far at least as concerns the division of rights, as distinguished from wrongs (6)), we proceed to the consideration of the second.

(a) Vide sup. vol. 1. p. 168.

(6) Ibid. p. 136.

VOL. II.

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