The Revised Statutes of the State of Utah in Force Jan. 1, 1898

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State Journal Company, Printers, 1897 - Law - 1224 pages
 

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Contents

CITIES AND TOWNS SECTION Chapter 1 Incorporation and Classification 169
120
Mayor 185
123
Councilmen 197
124
Powers of City Council 206
126
Actions for Violations of Ordinances 208
134
Officers Powers and Duties 213
135
City Recorder 228
137
CHATTEL MORTGAGES
150
COUNTIES SECTION Chapter 1 Boundaries 457
188
Corporate Powers 488
195
County Commissioners 494
196
General Powers of Board 511
199
To Control Roads and Bridges Sub 24 511
201
To Control County Property Sub 30 511
202
To Provide for Health Sub 39 511
203
Removal of County Seats 512
204
Creating Bonded Indebtedness 518
206
Witnesses Before the Board 520
207
Claims and Warrants 531
209
County Officers 540
211
County Treasurer 553
213
Sheriff 574
216
County Clerk 600
219
County Auditor 603
221
County Recorder 617
223
County Attorney 633
226
County Surveyor 636
227
Other Officers 646
228
COURTS Chapter 1 Enumeration 650
229
City Treasurer
232
Justices Courts 687
234
Disqualification of Judges 692
235
General Provisions 695
236
City Justice of the Peace
239
DAIRY PRODUCTS 729
241
DENTISTS 47
244
Marshal and Police
245
DRAINAGE DISTRICTS 760
246
ELECTIONS Chapter 1 General Provisions 780
249
General Taxes
252
Special Taxes
255
Nominations 822
259
Ballots and Voting 836
263
Canvass of Returns 869
273
Presidential Electors and Congressman 881
275
Municipal Elections 887
276
Election Offenses 892
277
Board of Public Works
283
EXAMINERS STATE BOARD OF 929
285
Extension of Corporate Limits
287
Restriction of Corporate Limits
288
Disincorporation
293
Towns
299
Bonding for Water Light or Sewers
308
Repeals
311
Claims for Damages
312
CORPORATIONS Chapter 1 General Incorporation
314
Corporations for Pecuniary Profit
315
HIGHWAYS
318
Powers
322
Officers Duties and Removal
324
HUSBAND AND WIFE SECTION Chapter 1 Marriage 1183
329
Stock Stockholders and Meetings
330
Property Rights 1198
331
Divorce etc 1208
333
Avoidance or Affirmance of Marriage 1214
334
INQUESTS 1221
335
Amendments
338
Consolidation
340
Corporations Not for Pecuniary Profit
342
JUDGMENT LIEN L S COURTS 1289
348
Foreign Corporations
351
Corporations Heretofore Existing
353
Assessments
354
Eight Hour Law 1336
355
Employment of Females and Children 1338
356
Wages a Preferred Debt 1344
357
Attorneys Fees in Suits for Wages 1347
358
LIBRARIES Chapter 1 State Library 1349
359
Public Libraries 1360
361
LIENS Chapter 1 Mechanics Liens 1372
363
Liens of Inn Keepers Ranchmen and Others 1401
369
Common Carriers Liens 1416
371
MILITIA 1424
372
The National Guard 1429
373
Banking Corporations and Banks
374
Commissioned Officers 1439
375
Enrollment and Enlistment 1446
376
Miscellaneous 1154
377
Arms and Stores 1479
380
Military Courts 1481
381
Riots and Insurrections 1491
383
Private Bankers
384
Reports
388
Building and Loan Associations
392
Trespasses 153 5
393
MINORS 1541
394
NATURAL GAS 1548
395
NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS Chapter 1 Definitions 1553
396
Interpretation 1562
398
Presentment for Payment 1585
401
Insurance Corporations
403
Extinction and Days of Grace 1610
404
Acceptance 1624
405
Acceptance or Payment for Honor 1631
406
Presentment for Payment 1636
407
Foreign Bills 1643
408
Promissory Notes 1658
409
Checks and Bank Notes 1663
410
NOTARIES PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONERS OF DEEDS Chapter 1 Notaries Public 1666
411
Commissioners of Deeds 1674
412
OFFICIAL BONDS 1682
413
PAWNBROKERS AND SECONDHAND DEALERS 1708
416
PHARMACY 1711
417
Tax on Insurance Premiums
419
PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS 1728
420
POLL Tax 1743
422
Loan Trust and Guaranty Associations
423
PUBLIC SCHOOLS Chapter 1 State Board of Education 1763
425
Superintendent of Public Instruction 1774
427
County Superintendents 1782
429
Railroad Corporations Formation
431
School Districts 1799
432
Election of Trustees 1804
433
Powers
434
Vacancies 1812
435
High Schools 1830
438
Teachers 1838
440
Text Books 1854
441
State and County Tax 1863
443
Special School Tax 1871
444
Operation
445
Rates and Discriminations
454
REAL ESTATE
463
REGISTRY OF BIRTHS AND DEATHS 2029
474
STATE INSTITUTIONS
482
STATE INSTITUTIONS Concluded SECTION Chapter 7 Insane Asylum 2153
495
Branch of State Miners Hospital 2207
505
State Prison 2219
506
University 2290
518
Branch of State Normal School 2316
522
STATE LANDS Chapter 1 State Board of Land Commissioners 2321
523
Survey of Public Lands 2368
532
University Land Funds 2369
533
Reservoir Land Grant Fund 2389
537
Land in Lieu of Unsurveyed School Land 2401
539
Secretary of State 2408
541
Auditor 2421
543
Treasurer 2428
546
Attorney General 2438
547
Dairy and Food Commissioner 2446
550
State Engineer 2451
551
Deputy State Officers 2460
553
STATUTES Chapter 1 Repeal 2479
557
Construction 2488
559
SUPPORT OF POOR BY RELATIVES 2499
576
Collection of Taxes 2610
597
Collections by Assessor in Certain ases 2656
604
Settlements with State 2663
605
Miscellaneous Provisions 2670
606
City and Town Taxes 2687
608
TELEGRAPHIC TRANSACTIONS 2697
610
TOWXSITES 2701
611
TRADEMARKS 2720
615
WILLS AND SUCCESSION Chapter 1 Execution and Revocation of Wills 2731
616
Interpretation of Wills 2767
620
General Provisions 2802
623
Succession 2824
626
CIVIL PROCEDURE Chapter 1 Preliminary Provisions 2851
633
LimitationsReal Property 2856
634
Chapter + Limitations Other than Real Property 2873
639
Parties 2902
642
Place of Trial 2928
647
Manner of Commencing Actions 2938
649
Pleadings 2956
653
omplaint 2959
654
Demurrer to complaint 2962
656
Answer 2968
657
Demurrer to Answer 2976
660
Verification 2983
661
General Rules of Pleading 2986
662
Variance Mistakes in Pleadings and Amendments 3001
665
Arrest 3010
668
Discharge from Arrest 3036
671
laim and Delivery 3045
674
Attachment 3064
677
Garnishment 3090
684
Receivers 3114
688
Deposit in Court 3120
690
Issues Mode of Trial and Postponement 3124
691
Trial by Jury 3135
693
The Verdict 3162
698
Trial by the Court 3167
699
References and trials by Referees 3172
700
Judgment upon Failure to Answer 3179
702
Judgment on Dismissal or Nonsuit 3181
703
Judgment in General 3183
704
Parties not Summoned 3201
707
CIVIL PROCEDURE Continued SECTION Chapter 36 Satisfaction of Judgment 3207
708
Judgment by Confession 32 13
709
Offer of Compromise 3217
710
Execution 3232
712
Exemptions 3243
715
Levy and Sale 3248
717
Redemption 3261
720
Redemptions Under Trust Deeds 3271
722
Proceedings Supplementary to Execution 3272
723
Exceptions 3282
725
New Trials 3291
728
Appeals 3300
731
Motions and Orders 3323
741
Notices and Filing and Service of Papers 3330
742
Costs 3338
743
Contempt 3358
747
Judicial Knowledge 3374
750
Public Writings 3375
751
Private Writings 3396
754
Witnesses 3412
757
Production of Witnesses 3417
758
Rights and Duties of Witnesses 3430
760
Oaths and Affirmations 3437
761
Affidavits 3442
762
Depositions 3449
763
Taken in the State 3455
764
Perpetuating Testimony 3466
766
Admission or Inspection of Writings 3473
768
Foreclosure of Mortgages 3498
777
Actions for Nuisance Waste etc 3506
779
Actions to Quiet Title 3511
780
Partition 3522
782
Termination of Life Estate 3572
790
Eminent Domain 3588
794
Quo Warranto 3609
799
Special ProceedingsIn General 3627
802
Mandamus 3640
804
Prohibition 3654
806
General Provisions as to Certiorari Mandamus and Prohi bition 3658
807
CIVIL PROCEDURE Concluded SECTION
808
PROBATE CODE 3773
827
Letters of Administration 3812
834
PENAL CODE
875
Attempts to Kill
895
Election Contests
914
PENAL CODE Concluded SECTION Chapter 38 Arson 4326
917
Burglary and Housebreaking 4334
918
Burglarious Tools and Deadly Weapons 4339
919
Larceny 4355
922
Embezzlement 4374
925
Extortion 4385
926
False Personation and Cheats 4393
927
Destruction of Property Insured 4402
928
False Weights and Measures 4404
929
Injuries to Railroads etc 4423
932
Cruelty to Animals 4453
936
Miscellaneous Offenses 4460
938
General Provisions 4488
942
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Chapter 1 Preliminary Provisions 4506
948
Intervention of Officers 4520
949
Police and Their Attendance 4539
951
Impeachments 4546
952
Removal by Judicial Proceedings 4565
954
Local Jurisdiction of Public Of ses 4581
958
Definitions 4604
959
Complaint 4610
960
Warrant of Arrest 4615
961
Arrest by Whom and How Made 4635
964
Retaking after Escape or Rescue 4655
967
Prosecution by Information Indictment or Accusation 4688
971
The Information 4692
972
Formation of Grand Jury 4696
975
Indictment 4723
977
Arraignment of Defendant 4756
982
Setting Aside Information or Indictment 4771
984
Demurrer 4777
985
Plea 4788
987
Information or Indictment against a Judge 4798
988
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Concluded SECTION Chapter 28 Removal of Action before Trial 4799
989
Mode of Trial 4809
990
Postponement of Trial 4815
991
The Trial 4845
996
Conduct of Jury 4880
1002
The Verdict 4888
1004
Arrest of Judgment 4901
1006
The Execution 4924
1009
Exceptions 1943
1012
New Trials 4950
1013
Appeals 4955
1015
Dismissing Appeal for Irregularity 4968
1017
Bail 4983
1018
Bail on Appeal 5000
1019
Deposit instead of Bail 5001
1021
Surrender of Defendant 5004
1022
Witnesses and Evidence 5011
1023
Subpenas 5017
1027
Examination of Witnesses Conditionally 5027
1028
Examination of Witnesses on Commission 5038
1029
Inquiry into Sanity of Defendant 5052
1032
Compromising Public Offenses 5062
1033
Dismissal of Action 5065
1034
Proceedings against Corporations 5071
1035
Entitling Affidavits 5079
1036
Fugitives from Justice 5103
1039
Disposal of Property Stolen or Embezzled 5118
1042
Justices Courts 5124
1043
Formation of the Jury 5138
1045
New Trial and Arrest of Judgment 5151
1046
Appeal 5160
1047
General Provisions 5168
1049
AUTHENTICATION
1050
GENERAL INDEX
1051
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