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£. S. d. For an additional clerk at a polling station for every 1 1 0

number of 500 voters, or fraction thereof beyond

the first 500 assigned to such polling station. For every person employed in counting votes, not 1 1 0

exceeding six such persons where the number of registered electors does not exceed 3,000, and

one for every additional 2,000 electors. For making the return to the clerk of the Crown - 1 1 0 For the preparation and publication of notices Not exceediug for the (other than the notice of election).

whole of such no-
tices £.20, and £.1
for
every

additional 1,000 elec

tors above 3,000. For conveyance of ballot boxes from the polling 0 1 0

stations to the place where the ballot papers are

to be counted, per mile. For professional and other assistance in and about In a contested electhe conduct of the election,

tion not exceeding £.25, and an additional £.3 for every 1,000 registered electors or fraction thereof above 3,000 and up to 10,000, and £.2 for every 1,000 or fraction thereof above 10,000. In an uncontested election, one fifth of tho

above sums. For travelling expenses of presiding officers and 0 1 0

clerks, per mile. For services and expenses in relation to receiving 2 2 0

and publishing accounts of election expenses,

in respect of each candidate. For all other expenses

In a contested elec.

tion, not exceeding £.10, and an addi. tional £.1 for

every 1,000 electors or fraction thereof above 1,000. Inan uncontested election, nil.

NOTE.—Travelling expenses are not to be allowed in the case of any person unless

for distances exceeding two miles from the place at which he resides.

PART II.-BOROUGH8.
This Part of the Schedule applies to all boroughs not included in

Part I. of this Schedule.

For preparing and publishing the notice of election
For preparing and supplying the nomination papers
For hire or necessary fitting up of rooms

buildings for polling, or damage or expenses by
or for use of such rooms or buildings.

or

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In England, for constructing a polling station, with

its fittings and compartments, not exceeding two

in number. For each compartment required to be constructed,

when more than two be used.
For the use of each compartment hired, when more
than two are used.
And in Ireland, in lieu of the charges payable

in respect of the foregoing last three ser.
vices, the sum or sums payable under the
provisions of 13th and 14th Victoria, chap.

68, and 35th and 36th Victoria, chap. 33.
For each ballot box required to be purchased
For the use of each ballot box when hired
For stationery at each polling station
For printing and providing ballot papers, per

thousand
For each stamping instrument
For copies of the register

1 1 0
0 5 0
0 10
1 10 0

0 10 0 The sums payable

statute for the ne-
cessary copies.

3 3 0
1 1 0

1 1 0

For each presiding officer
For one clerk at each polling station where not

more than 500 voters are assigned to such station. For an additional clerk at a polling station for

every number of 500 voters, or fraction thereof

beyond the first 500 assigned to such station. For every person employed in counting votes, not

exceeding six such persons where the number of registered electors does not exceed 3,000, and

one for every additional 2,000 electors. For making the return to the clerk of the Crown For the preparation and publication of notices

(other than the notice of election.)

1 1 0

1 1 0 Not exceeding for the

wbole of such notices £.10, and £.1 for

every addi, tional 1,000 electors above 1,000.

For professional and other assistance in and about

the conduct of the election.

£. S. d. In a contested elec

tion, notexceeding £.20, an additional £.2 fur every 1,000 registered electors or fraction thereof above 1,000 and up to 10,000, and £.1 additional for every 1,000 or fraction thereof above 10,000. In an uncontested election one fifth of the above sum.

1 1 0

For services and expenses in relation to receiving

and publishing accounts of election expenses in

respect of each candidate. For all other expenses

Not exceeding £.10,

and an additional £.1 for every 1,000 electors above the first 1,000.

NOTE TO PARTS I. AND II. Or SCHEDULE I. The above sums are the aggregate charges, the amount of which is to be apportioned among the several candidates or other persons liuble for the

same.

SECOND SCHEDULE.

1. Notification to be added to the Notice of Election. Take notice, that by the Parliamentary Elections (Returning Officers) Act, 1875, it is provided that every person having any claim against a returning officer for work, labour, materials, services, or expenses in respect of any contract made with him by or on behalf of the returning officer, for the purposes of an election (except for publications of account of election expenses), shall, within fourteen days after the day on which the return is made of the person or persons elected at the election, transmit to the returning officer the detailed particulars of such claim in writing, and the returning officer shall not be liable in respect of anything which is not duly stated in such particulars.

THIRD SCHEDULE.

MAXIMUM Amount of SECURITY which may be required by a RETURNING

OFFICER.

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Where the registered electors do not exceed 1,000
Where the registered electors exceed 1,000 but do

not exceed 2,000
Where the registered electors exceed 2,000 but do

not exceed 1,000 Where the registered electors exceed 4,000 but do

not exceed 7,000 Where the registered electors exceed 7,000 but do

not exceed 10,000 Where the registered electors exceed 10,000 but do

not exceed 15,000 Where the registered electors exceed 15,000 but do

not exceed 20,000 Where the registered electors exceed 20,000 but do

not exceed 30,000 Where the registered electors exceed 30,000

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If at the end of the two hours appointed for the election, not more candidates stand nominated than there are vacancies to be filled up, the maximum amount which may be required is one fifth of the maximum according to the above scale.

“HOUSE OCCUPIERS DISQUALIFICATION REMOVAL,

ACT, 1878.”
(41st Victoriæ, cap. 3.)

An Act to relieve certain Occupiers of Dwelling-houses from being dis

qualified from the right of voting in the Election of Members to serve in Parliament by reason of their under-letting such Dwelling-houses for short terms.

[25th February, 1878.] WHEREAS questions have arisen upon the occupation required by the third section of the Representation of the People Act, 1867 :

Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

I. This Act shall be cited for all purposes as “ The House Occupiers Disqualification Removal Act, 1878.""

II. From and after the passing of this Act every man shall be entitled to be registered and to vote under the provisions of the said sertion notwithstanding that during

ualifying period not exceeding four months in the whole he shall by letting or otherwise have permitted the qualifying premises to be occupied as a furnished house by some other person.

part of the

“PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS (METROPOLIS), ACT 1878."

(41st Victoriæ, cap. 4.)

An Act to extend the hours of Polling at Parliamentary Elections in the Metropolis.

[25th Februury, 1878.] Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

I. At every election held after the passing of this Act to return a member or members to serve in Parliament for any of the boroughs named in the Schedule to this Act, the Poll, if taken, shall commence at eight o'clock in the forenoon and be kept open until eight o'clock in the afternoon of the same day.

II. This Act may be cited as “The Parliamentary Elections (Metro. polis) Act, 1878.”

SCHEDULE.

London.
Westminster.
Chelsea.
Finsbury.
Greenwich.

Hackney.
Lambeth.
Marylebone.
Southwark.
Tower Hamlets.

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