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Maryland Manual, 1929
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the list of registered voters; and until the General As-
sembly shall hereafter pass an Act for the Registration of
the names of voters, the law in force on the first day of
June, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, in refer-
ence thereto, shall be continued in force, except so far as
it may be inconsistent with the provisions of this Constitu-
tion; and the registry of voters, made in pursuance thereof,
may be corrected, as provided in said law; but the names
of all persons shall be added to the list of qualified voters
by the officers of Registration, who have the qualifications
prescribed in the first section of this Article, and who are
not disqualified under the provisions of the second and
third sections thereof.

SEC. 6. Every person elected or appointed to any office of
profit or trust, under this Constitution, or under the laws,
made pursuant thereto, shall, before he enters upon the
duties of such office, take and subscribe the following oath
or affirmation: I, —, do swear, (or affirm, as the
case may be) that I will support the Constitution of the
United States; and that I will be faithful and bear true
allegiance to the State of Maryland, and support the Con-
stitution and Laws thereof; and that I will, to the best of
my skill and judgment, diligently and faithfully, without
partiality or prejudice execute the office of —, ac-
cording to the Constitution and Laws of this State, (and
if a Governor, Senator, Member of the House of Delegates,
or Judge), that I will not, directly or indirectly, receive
the profits or any part of the profits of any other office dur-
ing the term of my acting as—.

SEC. 7. Every person hereafter elected or appointed to
office in this State, who shall refuse or neglect to take the
oath or affirmation of office provided for in the sixth section
of this Article, shall be considered, as having refused to
accept the said office; and a new election or appointment
shall be made; as in case of refusal to accept, or resigna-
tion of any office; and any person violating said oath shall,
on conviction thereof, in a Court of Law, in addition to the
penalties now or hereafter to be imposed by law, be there-
after incapable of holding any office of profit or trust in
this State.


SECTION 1. The executive power of the State will be
vested in a Governor, whose term of office shall commence
on the second Wednesday of January next ensuing his elec-


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