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used and exercised by the general court; and the said court of appeals
hereby established shall sit on the western and eastern shores for
transacting and determining the business of the respective shores, at
such times and places as the future legislature of this state shall
direct and appoint, and any three of the said judges of the court of
appeals shall form a quorum to hear and decide in all cases pending in
said court; and the judge who has given a decision in any case in the
county court, shall withdraw from
the bench upon the deciding of the same case before the court of
appeals; and the judges of the court of appeals may appoint the clerks
of said court for the western and eastern shores respectively, who
shall hold their appointments during good behaviour, removable only for
misbehaviour on conviction in a court of law; and in case of death,
resignation, disqualification, or removal out of the state, or from
their respective shores, of either of the said clerks in the vacation
of the said court, the governor, with the advice of the council, may
appoint and commission a fit and proper person to such vacant office,
to hold the same until the next meeting of the said court; and all laws
passed after this act shall take effect, shall be recorded in the
office of the court of appeals of the western shore.
VI. AND BE IT ENACTED, That all and every part of the constitution and
form of government which relates to the court of appeals and the
general court, or the judges thereof, or that is in any manner
repugnant to, or inconsistent with, the provisions of this act, be and
the same is hereby repealed, abrogated and annulled, upon the
confirmation hereof; provided, that nothing herein contained
shall be construed so as to authorize the removal of the clerks of the
respective county courts, being in commission at the time of the
passing of this act, in any other mode or manner than that prescribed
by the constitution and form of government.
VII. AND BE IT ENACTED, That if this act shall be confirmed by the
general assembly, after the next election of delegates, in the first
session after such new election, as the constitution and form of
government directs, that in such case this act, and the alterations and
amendments of the constitution and form of government therein
contained, shall be taken and considered, and shall constitute and be
valid, as a part of the said constitution and form of government, to
all intents and purposes, any thing in the said constitution and form
of government to the contrary notwithstanding.

 
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