Reports of Cases in Bankruptcy: Decided by the Lord Chancellors Lyndhurst and Brougham, the Vice-chancellor, Sir Lancelot Shadwell, and the Court of Review (Google eBook)

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Henry Butterworth, 1832 - Bankruptcy - 520 pages
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Page iv - I, AB, do swear, that I will faithfully, impartially, and honestly, according to the best of my skill and knowledge, execute the several powers and trusts reposed in me as one of the Commissioners for Inventions, and that without favour or affection, prejudice or malice.
Page 276 - Creditor under the Commission Fifteen Shillings in the Pound, such Certificate shall only protect his Person from Arrest and Imprisonment, but his future Estate and Effects (except his Tools of Trade and necessary Household Furniture, and the Wearing Apparel of himself, his Wife and Children), shall vest in the Assignees under the said Commission, who shall be entitled to seize the same in like manner as they might have seized Property of which such Bankrupt was possessed at the issuing the Commission.
Page 151 - ... no creditor, though for a valuable consideration, who shall sue out execution upon any judgment obtained by default, confession, or nil dicit, shall avail himself of such execution to the prejudice of other fair creditors, but shall be paid rateable with such creditors.
Page 375 - Court is hereby required to ascertain the value thereof, and to admit such person to prove the amount so ascertained, and to receive dividends thereon...
Page 398 - I take the effect of repealing a statute to be, to obliterate it as completely from the records of the Parliament as if it had never passed, and it must be considered as a law that never existed, except for the purpose of those actions which were commenced, prosecuted, and concluded whilst it was an existing law,
Page 369 - And be it enacted, that if any bankrupt, at the time he becomes bankrupt, shall, by the consent and permission of the true owner thereof, have in his possession, order, or disposition any goods or chattels, whereof he was reputed owner...
Page 377 - ... by any deed or deeds, instrument or instruments, in writing, with or without power of revocation, to be sealed and delivered in the presence of...
Page 375 - That if any Bankrupt shall, before the issuing of the Commission, have Contracted, any Debt payable upon a Contingency which shall not have happened before the issuing of such Commission, the Person with whom such Debt has been contracted may, if he think fit, apply to the Commissioners to set a Value upon such Debt, and the Commissioners are hereby required to ascertain the Value thereof, and to admit such Person to prove the Amount so ascertained...
Page 453 - The words being, that if any such trader, having been arrested or committed to prison for debt, or on any attachment for nonpayment of money, shall, upon such or any other arrest or commitment for debt or nonpayment of money, or upon any detention for debt, lie in prison for...
Page ix - That it shall be lawful for the Lord Chancellor, upon the Reversal of any Adjudication of Bankruptcy, or for such other Cause as he shall think fit, to order that any Fiat issued by virtue of this Act shall be rescinded or annulled ; and such Order shall have all the Force and Effect of a Writ of Supersedeas of a Commission according to the existing Laws and Practice in Bankruptcy.

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