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[4] The commissioners when elected first proposed that it should be compulsory for the Presidents1 to put to the vote all proposals made for the public safety, and then repealed the procedures of impeachment for illegal proposals, information and summons, in order that those Athenian citizens who wished might give advice about the matters before them; and enacted that, if anybody attempted to punish or summon or bring them into court for so doing, he be liable to information and summary arrest before the Generals, and that the Generals should hand him over to the Eleven to be punished with death.

1 The Presidents of the Council, see Aristot. Ath. Pol. 43.2.

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