A compendious law dictionary: containing both an explanation of the terms and the law itself : intended for the use of the country gentleman, the merchant, and the professional man

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1815 - Law - 604 pages
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Page 684 - ... if he shall have paid the debt, or any part thereof in discharge of the whole debt...
Page 97 - That the pretended power of dispensing with laws, or the execution of laws by regal authority, as it hath been assumed and exercised of late, is illegal.
Page 779 - ... registrar (and which office copy so certified the registrar shall in all cases grant to every person who shall apply for the same), shall in all cases be...
Page 160 - Lastly, acts of parliament that are impossible to be performed are of no validity : and if there arise out of them collaterally any absurd consequences, manifestly contradictory to common reason, they are, with regard to those collateral consequences, void.
Page 700 - Ireland, to be taken out by every person who shall use any dog, gun, net or other engine for the purpose of taking or killing any game whatever, or any woodcock, snipe, quail or landrail, or any conies, or any deer...
Page 87 - The incapacity of a bastard consists principally in this, that he cannot be heir to any one, neither can he have heirs, but of his own body; for being nullius ▀lius, he is therefore of kin to nobody, and has no ancestor from whom any inheritable blood can be derived.
Page 626 - And all bills, drafts, or orders for the payment of any sum of money out of any particular fund which may or may not be available, or upon any condition or contingency which may or may not be performed...
Page 786 - ... to all intents and purposes as if this act had never been made ; any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 646 - Where the person or persons entitled to any beneficial interest in such property shall be the brother or sister of the father or mother or a descendant of a brother or sister of the father or mother of the decedent, at the rate of six per centum of the clear value of such interest in such property.
Page 645 - And where any such legacy, or residue or share of such residue, shall have been given, or have devolved, to or for the benefit...

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