Massachusetts Reports, Volume 179 (Google eBook)

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1902 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 458 - ... unless the court shall, on due notice, order that the right under such levy, judgment, attachment, or other lien shall be preserved for the benefit of the estate; and thereupon the same may pass to and shall be preserved by the trustee for the benefit of the estate as aforesaid.
Page 471 - In fog, mist, falling snow, or heavy rainstorms, whether by day or night, the signals described in this Article shall be used as follows, viz. : (a) A steam vessel having way upon her shall sound, at intervals of not more than two minutes, a prolonged blast.
Page 125 - ... property which prior to the filing of the petition he could by any means have transferred or which might have been levied upon and sold under judicial process against him...
Page 230 - NS 778, it was held, that, if an act of bankruptcy has been committed by a trader, by making an assignment of all his property for the benefit of his creditors, and information of that fact is communicated to the attorney of an executioncreditor, previously to the issuing of a fi.
Page 458 - That all levies, judgments, attachments, or other liens, obtained through legal proceedings against a person who is insolvent, at any time within four months prior to the filing of a petition in bankruptcy against him, shall be deemed null and void in case he is adjudged a bankrupt...
Page 618 - All moneys raised by taxation in the towns and cities for the support of public schools, and all moneys which may be appropriated by the commonwealth for the support of common schools shall be applied to, and expended in, no other schools than those which are...
Page 552 - ... twenty-five of the Acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-one shall be subject to the provisions of said chapter unless the value of such bequest exceeds the sum of five hundred dollars." The Probate Court ruled that the legacies were not exempt, and we are of opinion that the ruling was right. The general rule is that statutes are to be construed as prospective in their operation unless it is distinctly expressed or clearly implied that they are to have a retroactive effect.
Page 109 - ... but the license or certificate of registration of a registered pharmacist shall not be suspended or revoked for a cause punishable by law until after conviction by a court of competent jurisdiction.
Page 219 - ... between them or not, they shall be deemed husband and wife and be entitled to the rights and privileges, and subject to the duties and obligations of that relation in like manner as if they had been duly married by law...
Page 180 - That no action shall be brought whereby to charge any person upon or by reason of any representation or assurance made or given concerning or relating to the character, conduct, credit, ability, trade, or dealings of any other person, to the intent or purpose that such other person may obtain credit, money, or goods upon, unless such representation or assurance be made in writing, signed by the party to be charged therewith.

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