Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of California for the Years ..., Volume 15

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Office of State Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1912 - California
 

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Page 69 - The rule that penal laws are to be construed strictly is perhaps not much less old than construction Itself. It is founded on the tenderness of the law for the rights of individuals and on the plain principle that the power of punishment is vested in the legislative, and not in the judicial, department. It is the Legislature, not the court, which is to define a crime and ordain its punishment...
Page 32 - California, party of the first part, and , the party of the second part. Witnesseth: that the party of the first part, in consideration of the covenants on the part of the party of the second part...
Page 79 - To employ, elsewhere than in a city of the first class or a city of the second class, in a factory or mercantile establishment, business or telegraph office, restaurant, hotel, apartment house or in the, distribution or transmission of merchandise or messages...
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Page 71 - ... any oath, notice, affidavit, certificate, order, record, signature, or other instrument, paper, or proceeding required or authorized by any law relating to or providing for the naturalization of aliens...
Page 79 - ... or as a gymnast, contortionist, rider, or acrobat, in any place whatever ; or for or in any obscene, indecent, or immoral purpose, exhibition, or practice, whatsoever; or for or in any business, exhibition, or vocation, injurious to the health, or dangerous to the life or limb of such child...
Page 64 - If, therefore, a statute purporting to have been enacted to protect the public health, the public morals, or the public safety, has no real or substantial relation to those objects, or is a palpable invasion of rights secured by the fundamental law, it is the duty of the courts to so adjudge, and thereby give effect to the constitution.
Page 13 - For the purpose of this Convention, the term " night " signifies a period of at least eleven consecutive hours, including the interval between ten o'clock in the evening and five o'clock in the morning.
Page 67 - Xo female shall be employed in any manufacturing, mechanical or mercantile establishment, laundry, hotel, or restaurant, or telegraph or telephone establishment or office, or by any express or transportation company in this state more than eight hours during any one day or more than forty-eight hours in one week.
Page 70 - The intention of the legislature is to be collected from the words they employ. Where there is no ambiguity in the words there is no room for construction.

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