The Corrupt and Illegal Practices Prevention Act, 1883: With Introduction, Summaries of Offenses and Notes, an Appendix Containing the Corrupt Practices Prevention Act 1854, and the Parlimentary Elections (returning Officers) Act 1875, and an Index

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G. Routledge, 1884 - 240 pages

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Page 11 - ... to give or lend, or shall offer, promise, or promise to procure or to endeavour to procure, any money or valuable consideration, to or for any voter, or to or for any person on behalf of any voter, or to or for any other person, in order to induce any voter to vote, or refrain from voting, or shall corruptly do any such act as aforesaid, on account of such voter having voted or refrained from voting at any election : 2.
Page 117 - Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed as from the commencement of this Act to the extent in the third column of that schedule mentioned, provided that this repeal or the expiration of any enactment not continued by this Act shall not revive any enactment which at the commencement of this...
Page 50 - ... on account of or in respect of the conduct or management of the said nomination or election.
Page 71 - ... arose from inadvertence or from accidental miscalculation, or from some other reasonable cause of a like nature and in any case did not arise from any want of good faith...
Page 9 - Every person who shall, directly or indirectly, by himself, or by any other person on his behalf, give or procure, or agree to give or procure, or offer, promise, or promise to procure or to endeavour to procure, any office, place, or employment...
Page 84 - Whether corrupt practices have, or whether there is reason to believe that corrupt practices have, extensively prevailed at the election to which the petition relates.
Page 76 - All expenses incurred by or on behalf of a candidate at an election, which are incurred on account of or in respect of the conduct or management of such election...
Page 3 - Every returning officer, presiding officer, and clerk who is guilty of any wilful misfeasance or any wilful act or omission in contravention of this Act shall, in addition to any other penalty or liability to which he may be subject, forfeit to any person aggrieved by such misfeasance, &ct, or omission a penal sum not exceeding one hundred pounds.
Page 55 - Allegation of corrupt Practices, and specifically alleges a Payment of Money or other Reward to have been made...
Page 15 - A person who commits any corrupt practice other than personation, or aiding, abetting, counselling, or procuring the commission of the offence of personation, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction on indictment shall be liable to be imprisoned, with or without hard labour, for a term not exceeding one year, or to be fined any sum not exceeding two hundred pounds.

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