The Law of Railway Companies: Being a Collection of the Acts and Orders Relating to Railway Companies in England and Ireland (Google eBook)

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Stevens and Sons, 1888 - Railroad companies - 916 pages
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Page 707 - means the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled, " An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales with respect to summary convictions and orders," inclusive of any Acts amending the same.
Page 699 - Affidavits shall be confined to such facts as the witness is able of his own knowledge to prove, except on interlocutory motions, on which statements as to his belief, with the grounds thereof, may be admitted.
Page 341 - ... then and in every such case the person who would have been liable if death had not ensued shall be liable to an action for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person injured, and although the death shall have been caused under such circumstances as amount in law to felony.
Page 490 - All rates to be under their seal of office direct, no rate for the relief of the poor made on the in England and Wales shall be allowed by any justices, or be of any force, which shall not be made upon an estimate of the net annual value of the several hereditaments rated thereunto ; that is to say, of the rent at which the same might reasonably be expected to let from year to year, free of all usual tenants...
Page 299 - J., observed that in order for it to apply "there must be reasonable evidence of negligence, but where the thing is shown to be under the management of the defendant or his servants, and the accident is such as in the ordinary course of things does not happen, if those who have the management use proper care, it affords reasonable evidence, in the absence of explanation by the defendants, that the accident arose from want of care.
Page 106 - ... shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present, and in case of an equal division of votes, the chairman shall have a casting vote, in addition to his vote as a member of the committee.
Page 755 - ... an employee, or his legal representative, shall not be entitled under this article to any right of compensation or remedy against the employer in any case where such employee knew of the defect or negligence which caused the injury and failed, within a reasonable time, to give, or cause to be given, information thereof to the employer...
Page 700 - In all cases in which any particular number of days, not expressed to be clear days, is prescribed by the rules or practice of the courts, the same shall be reckoned exclusively of the first day, and inclusively of the last day...
Page 319 - If, before the matters so referred shall be determined, any arbitrator, appointed by either party, die, or become incapable to act, the party by whom such arbitrator was appointed, may nominate and appoint, in writing, some other person to act in his place ; and if, for the space of seven days after notice, in writing, from the other party for that purpose, he fail to do so, the remaining, or other arbitrator, may proceed ex parte. And every arbitrator, so...
Page 677 - every railway company, canal company, and railway and canal company, shall, according to their respective powers, afford all reasonable facilities for the receiving and forwarding and delivering of traffic upon and from the several railways and canals belonging to or worked by such companies respectively...

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