The main object of all such legislation is to secure the residence of the owners on the land.
This legislation marks another step forward.
Moreover, the procedure of the Houses practically places the control of legislation in the hands of ministers.
In accordance with this general verdict of all the states, the colonial draft bill was submitted to the imperial government for legislation as an imperial act; and six delegates were sent to England to explain the measure and to pilot it through the cabinet and parliament.
The Concordat of 1856 and consequent legislation restored matrimonial jurisdiction to the courts Christian over marriages between Roman Catholics.