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SECOND. A measure equal to one sixtieth part of a minute. Vide Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The notice of withdrawal of candidature may be delivered by a candidate or any one of his proposers or seconders, who have been authorised on his behalf in writing by the candidate by July 1.
" But if the court tells him [ Srinivasan] not to contest election, he will not contest." Asked if the OCA was amongst the proposers and seconders earmarked for Srinivasan, Behera said: " We are the proposers." And when asked about the seconder with it, the veteran administrator said it would not be proper for him to share all the details.
Penelope Nurick, one of MP Claire Perry's seconders, is suing for lost earnings over claims she was unfairly dismissed and replaced.
As a matter of abundant precaution, each set of nomination papers have 60 proposers and 60 seconders against 50 proposers and 50 seconders as required under election rules.
Four sets of nomination papers, each having 50 proposers and seconders, are being readied for the nomination, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal had said recently.
The most damaging (to democracy) part of the amendment was where it said that now, to have a motion tabled for full council discussion, a proposer and seven - yes seven - seconders were required.
Proposals should be handed in at the reception addressed to the general secretary and clearly state the names, membership numbers and signatures of proposers and seconders.
Candidates, proposers and seconders must all be ACF members and nominations must be received at ACF's Melbourne office, Floor 1, 60 Leicester St, Carlton Vic 3053 by close of business Friday 8 July.
The Seconders play no part in local community life, contribute as little as possible to the local economy and enjoy a 50pc reduction in local council taxes.
When I held a meeting with the players to propose Franck and was looking for seconders, I got plenty.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has asked the proposers and seconders of the candidates to bring their original identity card issued by the National Assembly, the Senate or a provincial assembly at the time of scrutiny.