The Constitution of the State of Maryland. Formed and Adopted by the Convention which Assembled at the City of Annapolis, May 8, 1867, and Submitted to and Ratified by the People on the 18th Day of September, 1867: With Marginal Notes and References, to Acts of the General Assembly and Decisions of the Court of Appeals, and an Appendix and Index

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W. Thompson, of R., state printer, 1868 - 156 strani
 

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Stran 52 - The Legislature shall pass general laws providing for the cases enumerated in this section, and for all other cases which in its judgment may be provided for by general laws.
Stran 54 - Any citizen of this state who shall, after the adoption of this Constitution, fight a duel with deadly weapons, or send or accept a challenge to fight a duel with deadly weapons either within this state or out of it, or who shall act as second, or knowingly aid or assist in any manner those thus offending, shall not be allowed to hold any office of profit, or to enjoy the right of suffrage under this Constitution.
Stran 23 - That no religious test ought ever to be required as a qualification for any office of profit or trust in this State other than a declaration of belief in the existence of God; nor shall the legislature prescribe any other oath of office than the oath prescribed by this constitution.
Stran 24 - That every gift, sale or devise of land, to any Minister, Public Teacher or Preacher of the Gospel, as such, or to any Religious Sect, Order or Denomination, or to, or for the support, use or benefit of, or in trust for any Minister, Public Teacher or Preacher of the Gospel, as such, or any Religious Sect, Order or Denomination...
Stran 53 - No extra compensation shall be made to any officer, public agent, or contractor, after the service shall have been rendered, or the contract entered into...
Stran 114 - Constitution," shall be submitted to the electors of the State ; and in case a majority of all the electors voting at such election shall decide in favor of a convention, the General Assembly, at its next session, shall provide by law for the election of delegates...
Stran 16 - That the people of this State have the sole and exclusive right of governing themselves, as a free, sovereign, and independent State, and to alter and abolish their constitution and form of government whenever they may deem it necessary to their safety and happiness, provided such change be not repugnant to the Constitution of the United States.
Stran 17 - That all persons invested with the Rightof Legislative or Executive powers of Government are the Trustees of the Public, and, as such, accountable for their conduct : Wherefore, whenever the ends of Government are perverted, and public liberty manifestly endangered, and all other means of redress are ineffectual, the people may, and of right ought, to reform the old, or establish a new Government : the doctrine of non-resistance against arbitrary power and oppression is absurd, slavish and destructive...
Stran 37 - He shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons, except in cases of impeachment, and in cases in which he is prohibited by other Articles of. this Constitution...
Stran 113 - Article or Section, as the same will stand when amended and passed by threefifths of all the members elected to each of the two Houses, by yeas and nays, to be entered on the Journals with the proposed Amendment. The Bill or Bills proposing amendment or amendments shall be published by order of the Governor, in at least two newspapers in each County, where so many may be published, and where not more than one may be published, then in that newspaper, and in three newspapers published in the City...

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