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BRIBERY AND THE A I ING AT ELECTIONS. Io Mr. Rolen's L-rw and Practice at Elections ii the following —I he 5 and 6 Vict. c. 102, by sect. 22, recites that the pro- vi,ions of the Treating Act having been found inefficient 10 prevent corrupt treating at elections, it was expedient to extend its provisions, and then enacts that-, Every candidate or mem- ber, who shall. by himself, or by or wiih aoy other person, or in any manner d-rectly or indirectly, give or provide, orcauseor knowingly allow to be given or provided, wholly or partly at his expense, or pay wholly or in part any expenses incurred for any meat, drink, entertainment, or provision to or for any person, at any time either before, doripg, or afer, aoy such election, for the purpose of coriuptly influencing such person, or any other person, or for the purpose of corruptly rewarding such or any other person for having given or refrained from giving his vote at any such election, shall be incapable of being elected, or of sitting in parliament for the county, &c.,where the treating look place during the parliament for which auch election was holden.—" Upon this Act it may be observed that if a candidate or member knows of any treating going forward, and pay: any portion of the expense, or, though he did not know of it at the lime, yet contribute* 10 the cost of it afterwards, wbether it took place before, at, or after, the election, he will lose his seat for the place where the treaiiog took place, for the whole parliament. "—p. 263.

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TRIUMPHANT RECEPTION OF MR.…