Special legislation sentence example
The constitution goes into minute detail in prohibiting local, private and special legislation.
In the west, general laws came rather as a result of the abuses of special legislation.
The public school system, established in 1846, never was universal, because of special legislation for various counties; public education was retarded during the Civil War and the Reconstruction period (when immense sums appropriated for schools were grossly mismanaged), but conditions gradually improved after 1875, especially through the concentration of schools.
Under the constitution of 1802, municipal corporations were established by special legislation.
The system of classification adopted in time became so elaborate that many municipalities became isolated, each in a separate class, and the evils of special legislation were revived.Advertisement
Nearly all special legislation was forbidden.
There are many detailed restrictions on local and special legislation.
To guard against such encroachments in the future the constitution of 1873 imposed the most detailed limitations upon special legislation.
The chief object of the present state constitution (1873) was to prohibit local and special legislation.
The Prussian government has attempted to prevent this by special legislation and severe administrative measures.Advertisement
Another class which, seeing itself in danger from the economic changes in society, agitated for special legislation was the small retail traders of the large towns.
The extinction of the Welsh Court of Great Sessions in 1830 served to remove the last relic of separate jurisdiction in Wales itself, but in 1881 special legislation was once more inaugurated by the Welsh Sunday Closing Act (46 Victoria), forbidding the sale of spirituous liquors by all inn-keepers on Sundays to any but bona fide travellers throughout Wales and Monmouthshire.
To enable the authorities to deal with these conditions, the secretary of state for war may without special legislation vary the terms of enlistment, not only in general but also for the various arms and branches.
The numerous projects, good and bad, that were inaugurated in 1866-1875, and the various kinds of laws and charters conferring special privileges that were secured, led to the constitutional prohibition of special legislation already mentioned.
There we are told that 12,000 Israelites, without losing a single man, slew every male Midianite, children included, and every Midianite woman that had known a man, and took so much booty that there had to be special legislation as to how is should be divided.Advertisement
Sphaerotheca Humuli is the well known hop-mildew, Sphaerotheca MorsUvae is the gooseberry mildefv, the recent advent of which has led to special legislation in Great Britain to prevent its spreading, as when rampant it makes the culture of gooseberries impossible.