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Part Two The South Carolina Constitution and Commentary, Art.VIII Local Government

From: The South Carolina State Constitution

Cole Blease Graham

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

The powers possessed by all counties, cities, towns, and other political subdivisions at the effective date of this Constitution shall continue until changed in a manner provided by law. (1972 (57) 3184; 1973 (58) 67.) The original 1895 constitution contained separate articles on counties and county government (Art. VII) and municipal corporations and police regulations (Art. VIII). The sections in the 1895 Article VIII were: Section 7 is a classic example of a cluttered constitution. In a printing of the state constitution as amended through May 17, 1965...
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