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NEW MUNICIPAL MANUAL
NOTES OF DECIDED CASES,
A FULL ANALYTICAL INDEX.
ROBERT A. HARRISON, B.C.L.,
JOINT EDITOR OF "THE UPPER CANADA LAW JOURNAL" AND EDITOR OF "THE
COMMON LAW PROCEDURE ACT, 1856," &c., &o., &c.
The preparation of an Edition of Municipal Forms having been strongly pressed upon the Editor of this Work, Clerks of Municipal Councils will oblige him by transmitting to bis address, Toronto, by mail, copies of such By-laws and other Municipal Forms as in their respective Manicipalities are from time to time prepared, settled, or approved by Counsel, together with the names of Counsel. The copies to be written on foolscap paper, and on one side only.
ENTERED, according to Set of the Provincial Legislature in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, by ROBERT A. HARRISON, in the Office of the Registrar of the Province of Canada.
Page 4, line 21, after “ Ib” add “If the Council not only refuse to accept
the work but order the contractor not to proceed no action will lie on a contract not under seal for the price of the work :” (McLean v.
The Town Council of Brantford, 16'U. C. Q. B., 347.) Page 34, at the end of noter, add " Where a party slept and lived during
the week days in a house with other parties, having one common entrance, while his wife and family resided at a village a few miles distant, it was held that he was entitled to vote as a resident householder in the village where he lived during the week :" (The Queen
ex rel Forwood v. Bartels, 7 U. C. C. P. 533.) Page 34, at the end of note u, add “Upon a question as to the age of a
voter, the written memoranda and return of the clergyman who married his father and mother were held to be better evidence than the memory of individuals unaccompanied by any memoranda."
(IB.) Page 42, at the end of note e, add " A returning officer who accepts a vote
which he knows to be bad, in order to create an equality of votes, and so decide the election by his casting vote, may be compelled to pay the costs of a new election :" (The Queen ex rel Totten v. Benn,
40. C. Law Journal 262.) Page 67, at the end of note f, add " It was held under the old statute that
a majority of the whole number forming a Provisional Municipal Council of a County must vote at the election of a warden :" (The Queen ex rel Evans v. Starratt, 7 U. C. C. P. 487.)
U. C. Q. B.-The Upper Canada Queen's Bench Reports.