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An Act to amend the militia law assented to 19th June, 1856.

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Published by S. Berbishire & G. Desbarats in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Canada -- Militia -- Law and legislation.

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ContributionsCanada. Canadian Army., Canada.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (5 fr.).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20975977M
ISBN 100665504128

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Get this from a library! An Act to Revise and Amend the Militia Law: together with the acts of Congress, relating to the national militia. [Kentucky.; United States.]. An act to revise and amend the militia law: together with the acts of Congress, relating to the national militia.: Published by authority. The Militia Acts of were a pair of statutes enacted by the second United States Congress in The acts provided for the organization of the state militias and provided for the President of the United States to take command of the state militias in times of imminent invasion or insurrection. This authority was used to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion in   Committee on the Militia, Jurisdiction and History. Article I, section 8, of the Constitution of the United States grants Congress the power "to provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions," and to provide for "organizing, arming, and disciplining" the militia. The States retained the power to appoint the.

The Militia Act of , Passed May 8, , providing federal standards for the organization of the Militia. An ACT more effectually to provide for the National Defence, by establishing an Uniform Militia throughout the United States.   10 U.S.C. § dates from the Dick Act of , which repealed the Militia Law of , and first wrote the term "National Guard" into law. The Guard as we now know it (dual enlistment: members of State National Guard units required to enlist in the U.S. Reserves) dates from the Army Act of . The Militia Act of (32 Stat. ), also known as "The Efficiency in Militia Act of ", also known as the Dick Act, was legislation enacted by the United States Congress which created an early National Guard and codified the circumstances under which the Guard could be federalized. It also provided federal funds to pay for equipment and training, including annual summer encampments. AN ACT further to amend an act entitled An act for regulating the militia of the State of New York, and other purposes therein mentioned. Passed the 9th of October, Whereas experience and the present exigences have shewn the said law to be defective in many instances which require a remedy.

The reserve militia or unorganized militia, also created by the Militia Act of which presently consist of every able-bodied man of at least 17 and under 45 years of age who are not members of the National Guard or Naval Militia. A select militia is composed of a small, non-representative portion of the population, often politicized. Militia Act Law and Legal Definition The Militia Act of is a law enacted during the American Civil War that allowed African Americans to participate as war laborers and soldiers. The act empowered the U.S. President to employ persons of African descent in military or naval service. The Militia Acts and Martial Law: Field and the Trigger Problem Act of , ch. 22, §§ , 17 Stat. 13, (expired in part and current version at 10 U.S.C. § ). Though each of the statutes is known by a host of different names, I use these. EXEMPTS Persons who are not bound by law, but excused from the performance of duties imposed IMPORTATION comm. law. The act of bringing goods and merchandise into the United States from a CONSTITUTION OF THE US AMENDMENT 14 Amendment 14 Citizenship Rights. Ratified 7/9/ 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United.