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  • The town is the seat of the tribunal of first instance of the arrondissement of Poligny, and has a communal college.
  • AVRANCHES, a town of north-western France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Manche, 87 m.
  • The Chamber of Deputies, consisting of 584 members, is elected by the scrutin darrondissement (each elector voting for one deputy) for a term of four years, the conditions of election being as follows: Each arrondissement sends one deputy if its population does not exceed 100,000, and an additional deputy for every additional 100,000 inhabitants or fraction of that number.
  • It assigns its quota of taxes (contingent) to each arrondissement, authorizes the sale, purchase or exchange of departmental property, superintends the management thereof, authorizes the construction of new roads, railways or canals, and advises on matters of local interest.
  • As the prefect in the department, so the sub-prefect in the arrondissement, though with a more limited power, is the representative of the central authority.

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