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LAWS.

ACTS

PASSED BY THE

One Hundred and Twentieth Legislature

CHAPTER 1.

A Supplement to the act entitled “An act relative to

statutes," approved March twenty-seventb, eighteen hundred and seventy-four.

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1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly Style of enacting of the State of New Jersey, That all laws of this state clause of laws. shall begin in the following style: “ Be it enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:" after which shall follow the sections numbered consecutively 1, 2, 3, etc., with the Arabic numerals, each number being followed immediately by the significant words of the section, without the prefix of the word “ that” or the words “and be it enacted, or any other formal prefix whatsoever; and it shall be Bills, how the duty of the committees and the engrossing clerks of engrossed. the houses of the legislature to see that all bills are engrossed in conformity to the provisions of this act.

2. Arabic numerals shall hereafter be used to desig- Arabic numerals nate the number of the chapters of the several laws in the order in which they are enacted.

3. This act shall take effect immediately. Approved February 4, 1896.

JOHN W. GRIGGS,

Governor.
L. A. THOMPSON,

President of the Senate.

LOUIS T. DEROUSSE,
Speaker of the House of Assembly.

to designate chapters.

CHAPTER 2.

An Act making an appropriation to defray the inci

dental expenses incurred by the joint committee on inauguration.

Appropriation.

State Treasurer to pay bills.

1. BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey, That two thousand two hundred and thirty-two dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated to defray the incidental expenses incurred by the joint committee of the legislature on the inauguration of the governor.

2. All bills for expenses shall be approved by the committee or a majority thereof, and when audited by the comptroller, he shall draw his warrants on the state treasurer for the amounts who is hereby authorized to pay the same.

3. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved February 11, 1896.

CHAPTER 3.

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A Further Supplement to an act entitled “An act to regu

late elections,” approved April eighteenth, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-six.

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to conduct all

BE IT ENACTED by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey :

1. That in each city of this state having a population Elections, how exceeding forty thousand, the charter election and all elections for municipal offices shall be held and conducted as the election for members of the general assembly “were held and conducted at the last election for members of the general assembly preceding the time of holding such charter election or elections for municipal officers,” and by the same boards of registry and election provided for the carrying on of the said election for members of the general assembly.

2. It sball be the duty of district boards of registry District boards and election to make, alter and revise, as the case may elections. require, the registry of voters within and for the several districts or voting precincts of such municipalities respectively, and also to hold and conduct all charter elecions and elections for municipal offices in said cities; provided, however, that where the election districts or Proviso. voting precincts have remained unchanged in such municipalities, it shall not be necessary for said district boards of registry and election to make a new registry of the voters for such election district or voting precinct, but only to revise and correct the same, and for that purpose the said district boards of registry and election shall meet at the places in their respective election districts or precincts where the next election will be held, on Tuesday four weeks next preceding the charter election or election for municipal officers, and finally on the Tuesday three weeks next preceding the said elections, said meetings to begin at one o'clock in the afternoon and to continue until nine o'clock in the evening, for

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