1. Members of the Legislature and all officers, executive, judicial and ministerial,
shall, before entering upon the duties of their respective offices, provide the official
bond required by law, when such bond shall be required, and take and subscribe to
the official oath.
2. All officers elected, except Senators and members of the Assembly, shall qualify,
and execute and deliver their official bonds when required, as provided in this section,
prior to the Tuesday after the first Monday in January ensuing their election.
3. All officers appointed to fill vacancies, in the cases provided by law, shall qualify
and give bond when required, within 30 days from the time of their appointment.
4. The term of office of all officers, elected or appointed, shall begin from the
time of their qualification, unless some other express provision is made by law.
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