A general control of all public charities and correctional institutions is exercised by an unsalaried Board of State Charities consisting of the governor and six members appointed by him for a term of three years, two retiring every two years.
In the counties there are unsalaried boards of county charities and correction and county boards of children's guardians, appointed by the circuit judges.
The department of education is intrusted to an unsalaried board of nine commissioners, appointed by the mayor with the approval of the second branch of the council for a term of six years, three retiring every two years.
Town where it desires to be represented, and unsalaried, the consular body proper was, by the decrees of July 10, 1880, and April 27, 1883, practically constituted a branch of the diplomatic service.
Provision was made; and Napoleon refused to tolerate the presence of unsalaried clerics on whom the government had no hold.