ART. XV] MISCELLANEOUS. 121
In another jurisdiction, a court of equity for instance. Capron v. Devries,
83 Md. 224.
An ordinance of the city -of Baltimore (passed in pursuance of the act
of 1878, chapter 143), which provided that the city court might consoli-
date appeals in cases involving the condemnation of land for the opening
of streets, held invalid under this section. Friedenwald v. Baltimore, 74
The right of removal of a case may be surrendered or waived; such
right held to have been waived. Caledonian Fire Ins. Co. v. Traub, 86
This section referred to in upholding the right of a court to hear and
decide (without a jury) a motion to quash an attachment. Howard v.
Oppenheimer. 25 Md. 365.
This section referred to in dealing with article 4, section 39—see notes
thereto. City Passenger Ey. Co. v. Nugent, 86 Md. 360.
This section (as it stood in the constitution of 1851) referred to in con-
struing article 4, sections 10 and 19. of the constitution of 1851—see notes
to article 4, sections 28 and 42. State v. Mace, 5 Md. 349.
See notes to article 23 of the declaration of rights.
See articles 5 and 20 of the declaration of rights, and article 4, sections
8 and 39, of the Md. constitution.
Sec. 7. All general elections in this State shall be held on the Tues-
day next after the first Monday in the month of November, in the
year in which they shall occur; and the first election of all officers, who,
under this Constitution, are required to be elected by the people, shall,
except in cases herein specially provided for, be held on the Tuesday
next after the first Monday of November, in the year eighteen hundred
See notes to article 15, section 3, and article 4, sections 5 and 25.
Sec. 8. The Sheriffs of the several Counties of this State, and of
the City of Baltimore, shall give notice of the several elections author-
ized by this Constitution, in the manner prescribed by existing Laws
for elections to be held in this State, until said Laws shall be changed.
Sec. 9. The term of office of all Judges and other officers, for whose
election provision is made by this Constitution, shall, except in cases
otherwise expressly provided herein, commence from the time of their
election; and all such officers shall qualify as soon after their election
as practicable, and shall enter upon the duties of their respective offices
immediately upon their qualification; and the term of office of the State
Librarian and of Commissioner of the Land Office shall commence
from the time of their appointment.
This section referred to in construing article 4, section 11, and article 5,
section 2—see notes thereto. Groome v. Gwinn, 43 Md. 633 (concurring
See notes to article 7, section 3.
Sec. 10. Any officer elected or appointed in pursuance of the pro-
visions of this Constitution, may qualify, either according to the exist-
ing provisions of Law, in relation to officers under the present Constitu-
tion, or. before the Governor of the State, or before any Clerk of any
Court of Record in any part of the State; but in case an officer shall
qualify out of the County in which he resides, an official copy of his