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Bushby's Manual of the Practice of Elections for the United Kingdom; with an ...
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Page cxviii - A description or citation of a portion of an Act is inclusive of the words, section, or other part, first or last mentioned, or otherwise referred to as forming the beginning, or as forming the end, of the portion comprised in the description or citation.
Page cxvi - ... identified, his ballot paper will be void, and will not be counted. If the voter takes a ballot paper out of the polling station, or deposits in the ballot box any other paper than the one given him by the officer, he will be guilty of a misdemeanor, and be subject to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months, with or without hard labour.
Page lxxxii - ... communicate at any time to any person any information obtained in a polling station as to the candidate for whom any voter in such station is about to vote or has voted, or as to the number on the back of the ballot paper given to any voter at such station.
Page lxxxii - ... the number on the back of any ballot paper, or communicate any information obtained at such. counting as to the candidate for whom any vote is given in any particular ballot paper.
Page xlviii - Every Person who shall, directly or indirectly, by himself or by any other Person on his Behalf, make any' such Gift, Loan, Offer, Promise, Procurement, or Agreement "as aforesaid, to or for any Person, in order to induce such Person to procure, or endeavour to procure, the Eeturn of any Person to serve in Parliament, or the Vote of any Voter at any Election : 4.
Page xlix - ... or by any other person on his behalf, receives, agrees, or contracts for any money, gift, loan or valuable consideration, office, place, or employment, for himself or for any other person, for voting or agreeing to vote or for refraining or agreeing to refrain from voting at any...
Page lxxxii - Every person who acts in contravention of the provisions of this section shall be liable, on summary conviction before two justices of the peace, to imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months, with or without hard labour.
Page lxxxv - Act, or by reason of any irregularity, if it appears to the tribunal having cognizance of the question that the election was conducted in accordance with the principles laid down in this Act, and that such non-compliance or mistake or irregularity did not affect the result of the election.
Page lxxxi - Every officer, clerk, and agent in attendance at a polling station shall maintain and aid in maintaining the secrecy of the voting in such station, and shall not communicate, except for some purpose authorised "by law, before the poll is closed, to any person any information as to the name or number on the register of parochial electors of any elector who has or has not applied for a ballot paper or voted at that station...
Page xlix - ... or by any other Person on his Behalf, receive, agree, or contract for any Money, Gift, Loan, or valuable Consideration, Office, Place, or Employment, for himself or for any other Person, for voting or agreeing to vote, or for refraining or agreeing to refrain from voting, at any Election: 2.