Irish Common Law Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Queen's Bench, Common Pleas, Exchequer, Exchequer Chamber and Court of Criminal Appeal, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Hodges and Smith, 1857 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 405 - That all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that no ' suit shall be brought or maintained in any court of law or equity, for recovering any sum of money, or valuable thing, alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Page 16 - ... unless it shall appear that the same was enjoyed by some consent or agreement expressly made or given for that purpose by deed or writing.
Page 406 - Viet. c. 109, s. 18, it is enacted, that all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that no suit shall be brought or maintained in any court of law or equity for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Page 443 - WET knight then and there having such power and authority as aforesaid), by his own act and consent, and of his own most wicked and corrupt mind, in manner and form aforesaid, falsely, wickedly, wilfully and corruptly did commit wilful and corrupt perjury...
Page 443 - WB, did depose and swear amongst other things in substance and to the effect following, that is to say...
Page 103 - ... it shall be lawful for the said lessor at any time thereafter into and upon the said demised premises or any part thereof in the name of the whole to re-enter and the same to have again re-possess and enjoy as of his or their former estate anything hereinafter contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 324 - Rhodes, for and during the term of her natural life, and from and after her decease, to the...
Page 18 - I apprehend," says that learned judge, " it is a rule in the construction of statutes, that, in the first instance, the grammatical sense of the words is to be adhered to. If that is contrary to, or inconsistent with, any expressed intention or any declared p"urpose of the statute, or if it would involve any absurdity, repugnance, or inconsistency in its different provisions, the grammatical sense must then be modified, extended, or abridged, so far as to avoid such an inconvenience, but no further.
Page 57 - I hereby give you notice that I object to your name being retained on the list of persons entitled to vote in the election of members for the city of London. " Dated this 16th day of August, 1844. (Signed) " Robert Thomas Perkins, " 11, Meredith Street, Clerkenwell, on the list of voters for the company of patten-makers.
Page 405 - ... that this enactment shall not be deemed to apply to any subscription or contribution, or agreement to subscribe or contribute, for or towards any plate, prize, or sum of money to be awarded to the winner or winners of any lawful game, sport, pastime, or exercise.

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