Definition of INCOMPATIBILITY


INCOMPATIBILITY

nnsylvania, the acts of the 12th of February, 1802, 3
Smith s Laws of Pa. 485; and 6th of March, 1812, 5 Sm. L. Pa.
309, contain various provisions, making certain offices
incompatible, with each other. At common law, offices subordinate
and interfering with each other have been considered incompatible;
for example, a man cannot be at once a judge and prothonotary or
clerk of the same court. 4 Inst. 100. Vide 4 S. & R. 277; 17 S. &
R. 219; and the article Office.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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