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Part Two The Maine Constitution and Commentary, Art.VIII, Part Second Municipal Home Rule

From: The Maine State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Marshall J. Tinkle

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 July 2021

The inhabitants of any municipality shall have the power to alter and amend their charters on all matters, not prohibited by Constitution or general law, which are local and municipal in character. The Legislature shall prescribe the procedure by which the municipality may so act. Like many states, Maine has incorporated a provision into its basic law to bestow the right of self-government on its municipalities as to all matters of local concern not in conflict with the constitution or general laws. The legislature drafted this provision after the Maine...
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