Law Reports: House of Lords, Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, and peerage cases (Google eBook)

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Printed and published for the Council of Law Reporting by William Clowes and Sons, 1891 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 457 - A Court or a judge shall have power to enlarge or abridge the time appointed by these rules, or fixed by any order enlarging or abridging time for doing any act or taking any proceeding, upon such terms (if any) as the justice of the case may
Page 160 - signature on a bill is wholly inoperative, and that no right to retain the bill or to give a discharge therefor, or to enforce payment thereof against any party thereto, can be acquired through or under that signature, except in the case of an estoppel. Nothing but legislation could have relieved bankers from the liability attaching to them in accordance
Page 181 - Case (1); according to law, and not humour. It is to be, not arbitrary, vague, and fanciful, but legal and regular. And it must be exercised within the limit, to which an honest man competent to the discharge of his office ought to confine himself : Wilson v.
Page 162 - Where the payee is a fictitious or non-existing person, the bill may be treated as payable to bearer." As a statement of law before the Act that would have been incomplete and inaccurate. The omission of the qualification required to make it complete and accurate as
Page 526 - A. bill is payable to order which is expressed to be so payable, or which is expressed to be payable to a particular person and does not contain words prohibiting transfer, or indicating an intention that it should not be transferable.
Page 330 - 120 and the following clauses of the County Courts Act 1888 (51 & 52 Viet. c. 43) there is no right of appeal from a county court except upon a question of law raised and submitted to the county court judge at the trial.
Page 66 - proceeds on the assumption that she was fitted for the service at the starting; it provides that " the owners shall maintain her in a thoroughly efficient state in hull and machinery for the service." What service ? The service of being a steamship fit to go from the ports which are defined
Page 54 - the ship by reason of any of the contingencies which this particular clause contemplates. " That in the event of loss of time from deficiency of men or stores, breakdown of machinery, want of repairs or damage, whereby the working of the vessel is stopped for more than forty-eight consecutive working hours." The language is consonant with what I have indicated
Page 139 - the rules of common law, including the law-merchant, "save in so far as they are inconsistent with the express provisions of this Act, shall continue to apply to bills of exchange.
Page 575 - belonging to any hospital, public school, or almshouse, or vested in trustees for charitable purposes, so far as the same are applied to charitable purposes." The question in controversy is, what is the scope of the term " charitable purposes " in this enactment ? The respondent is the treasurer of the Church of the United Brethren,

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