The expenses were to be advanced from the Consolidated Fund, and repaid by presentment from the county.
But the money thus advanced was not placed on the Consolidated Fund.
That the deficiency shown shall be a charge upon the Consolidated Fund.
So much for the process of getting money out of the Consolidated Fund.
These duties and all other taxes he brought into a Consolidated Fund on which all public debts were secured.
By an act of 1844 it was permanently endowed by a grant from the Consolidated Fund of over 26,000 a year.
In addition, it was enacted that a fixed sum of 79,000 should be forthcoming annually from the Consolidated Fund.
The judges were formerly paid by fees, but now they draw fixed salaries from the Consolidated Fund.
The Consolidated Fund in this case was $983,000, the sinking fund five per cent., and the interest three per cent.
As to existing judges and other persons having salaries charged on the Consolidated Fund.