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the Peace, as hath been heretofore exercised,

or shall be hereafter prescribed by Law.

Sec. 43. In the event of a vacancy in the

office of a Justice of the Peace, the Governor

shall appoint a person to serve, as Justice

of the Peace, for the residue of the term;

and in case of a vacancy in the office of

Constable, the County Commissioners of the

county in which the vacancy occurs, or the

Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, as the

case may be, shall appoint a person to serve

as Constable for the residue of the term.

Part VII. Sheriffs.

Sec. 44. There shall be elected in each

See Section 5.31, Administration of Judicial;

county and in Baltimore City in the year

System, p. 52.

1946 and in every fourth year thereafter,

one person, resident in said county, or City,

above the age of twenty-five years and at

least five years preceding his election, a

citizen of the State, to the office of Sheriff.

He shall hold office for four years, and until

his successor is duly elected and qualified;

shall give such bond, exercise such powers

and perform such duties as now are or may

hereafter be fixed by Law.

In case of vacancy by death, resignation,

refusal to serve, or neglect to qualify, or

give bond, or by disqualification or removal

from the County or City, the Governor shall

appoint a person to be Sheriff for the

remainder of the official term.

The Sheriff in each county and in Balti-

more City shall receive such salary or com-

pensation and such expenses necessary to

the conduct of his office as may be fixed by

Law. All fees collected by the Sheriff shall

be accounted for and paid to the Treasury

of the several counties and of Baltimore

City, respectively.

Sec. 45. Coroners, Elisors, and Notaries

Public may be appointed for each county,

and the City of Baltimore, in the manner,

for the purpose, and with the powers now

fixed, or which may hereafter be prescribed

by Law.


Section 5.16. Appellate Courts Nominating


The Appellate Courts Nominating Com-

mission shall mak.e nominations to fill a va-

cancy on the Court of Appeals or on the In-

termediate Appellate Court. The Commission



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