What is the definition of property qualification?
The concept of "property qualification" contains the idea that during an election owners of a business could be given up to 6 votes for each business.
Up to the 1960s that was one of the common measures of the Irish Protestants in Ulster (=Northern Ireland) to guarantee and maintain their majority in parliament and to prevent the Catholics to take over the power of governing.
Until 1918, only adult (aged 21+) male householders were allowed to vote. This was changed by The Representation of the People Act of 1918 which removed the property qualification from males and granted the vote to females aged 30+ but still with the property qualification -- they had to be a "householder" owning or renting a property in their own right. The Representation of the People Act of 1928 equalised the voting age for males…