But this disqualification is removed by the Naturalization Act 1870.
In the case of disqualification by absence, the same fines are payable as upon non-acceptance of office, and the same liability arises on resignation.
Indeed, this is the only method when it is sought to set aside the election on any of the usual grounds, such as corrupt or illegal practices, or the disqualification of the candidate at the date of election.
The qualification and disqualification of district councillors, whether urban or rural, now depend upon the Local Government Act 1894.
There are some exceptions to this provision somewhat similar to those already mentioned with respect to the disqualification of members of the council.