Article 15. - Miscellaneous.
Section 1. All officers, whose appointment is not otherwise provided for in this Constitution, shall be chosen in such manner as now is, or hereafter may be, prescribed by law.
Section 2. When the duration of any office is not provided for by
this Constitution, it may be declared by law; and, if not so declared,
such office shall be held during the pleasure of the authority making
the appointment. But the General Assembly shall not create any office,
the tenure of which shall be longer than four years.
Section 3. Whenever it is provided in this Constitution, or in any
law which may be hereafter passed, that any officer, other than a
member of the General Assembly, shall hold his office for any given
term, the same shall be construed to mean, that such officer shall hold
his office for such term, and until his successor shall have been elected
Section 4. Every person elected or appointed to any office under
this Constitution, shall, before entering on the duties thereof, take an
oath or affirmation, to support the Constitution of this State, and of the
United States, and also an oath of office.
Section 5. There shall be a Seal of State, kept by the Governor for
official purposes, which shall be called the Seal of the State of Indiana.
Section 6. All commissions shall issue in the name of the State,
shall be signed by the Governor, sealed with the State Seal, and attested
by the Secretary of State.
Section 7. No county shall be reduced to an area less than four
hundred square miles; nor shall any county, under that area, be further
(History: Repealed November 8, 1988).
Section 9. The following grounds owned by the State in
Indianapolis, namely: the State House Square, the Governor's Circle,
and so much of out-lot numbered one hundred and forty-seven, as lies
north of the arm of the Central Canal, shall not be sold or leased.
Section 10. It shall be the duty of the General Assembly, to provide
for the permanent enclosure and preservation of the Tippecanoe Battle