The Common Law Procedure Act, 1854: With Treatises on Injunction and Relief, Also a Treatise on Inspection and Discovery (Google eBook)

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S. Sweet, 1854 - Common law - 351 pages
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Page 226 - Comparison of a disputed writing with any writing proved to the satisfaction of the Judge to be genuine shall be permitted to be made by witnesses; and such writings, and the evidence of witnesses respecting the same, may be submitted to the Court and jury as evidence of the genuineness, or otherwise, of the writing in dispute.
Page 221 - A party producing a Witness shall not be allowed to impeach his credit by general evidence of bad character, but he may, in case the Witness shall in the opinion of the Judge prove adverse, contradict him by other Evidence, or by leave of the Judge prove that he has made at other times a statement inconsistent with his present testimony...
Page 12 - Victoria, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, defender of the faith, to the sheriff...
Page 278 - And be it further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without being specially pleaded.
Page 221 - I, AB, do solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, that the taking of any oath is, according to my religious belief, unlawful ; and I do also solemnly, sincerely, and truly affirm and declare, &c.
Page 243 - Courts, except replevin and ejectment, may endorse upon the writ and copy to be served a notice that the plaintiff intends to claim a writ of mandamus, and the plaintiff may- thereupon claim in the declaration, either together with any other demand which may now be enforced in such action, or separately, a writ of mandamus commanding the defendant to fulfil any duty in the fulfilment of which the plaintiff is personally interested.
Page 69 - ... judge, may at any other time deliver to the opposite party, or his attorney (provided such party, if not a body corporate, would be liable to be called and examined as a witness upon such matter), interrogatories in writing upon any matter as to which discovery may be sought...
Page 19 - The plaintiff claims for debt, and for costs, and if the amount thereof be paid to the plaintiff or to his attorney within four days from the service hereof further proceedings will be stayed.
Page 217 - If the reference is to two arbitrators, the two arbitrators may appoint an umpire at any time within the period during which they have power to make an award.
Page 255 - Courts in which, if judgment were obtained, he would be entitled to relief against such judgment on equitable grounds, to plead the facts which entitle him to such relief by way of defence, and the said Courts are hereby empowered to receive such defence by way of plea; provided that such plea shall begin with the words " For defence on equitable grounds,

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