The Honourable Alexander Hume Campbell v David Hume, Esq Sheriff-Depute of Berwickshire, and John Sinclair: HL 1 Mar 1743

No action lies upon this statute against the Sheriff, for making a double return; but action lies against the clerk chosen by the minority of the meeting, who secede from the rest, for returning to the Sheriff the candidate elected by that minority. ( – Member of Parliament. – Act 7. Geo. II. c. 16.)

[1743] UKHL 1 – Paton – 346, (1743) 1 Paton 346


Updated: 08 January 2022; Ref: scu.556794