A Digest of Australasian Mining Cases: As Decided in the Supreme Courts of Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, and New Zealand, and on Appeal Therefrom to the Privy Council

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C.F. Maxwell, 1897 - Law reports, digests, etc - 558 pages
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Page 86 - ... all moneys payable by any member to the company, in pursuance of the conditions and regulations of the company, or any of such conditions or regulations, shall be deemed to be a debt due from such member to the company, and in England and Ireland to be in the nature of a specialty debt.
Page 309 - It seemed to the court in this case, that it is sufficient to state in the declaration so much of any contract, consisting of several distinct parts and collateral provisions as contains the entire consideration for the act and the entire act which is to be done...
Page 135 - No past member shall be liable to contribute to the assets of the company if he has ceased to be a member for a period of one year or upwards prior to the commencement of the winding up : 2.
Page 75 - ... to vote as may be present in person or by proxy at a subsequent general meeting of which notice has been duly given and held at an interval of not less than fourteen days nor more than one month from the date of the meeting at which such resolution was first passed...
Page 27 - On motion to set aside the award, on the ground that the arbitrator had...
Page 155 - ... just and equitable that the company should be wound up ; the court...
Page 75 - Act, 1862, to the effect that it had been proved to their satisfaction that the company could not by reason of its liabilities continue its business, and that it was advisable to wind up the...
Page 163 - By a clause in the articles of association, it was provided that " the directors may, from time to time, at their discretion, borrow from the directors, members, or other persons, any sum or sums of money for the purposes of the company, but so that the moneys at one time owing shall not, without the sanction of a general meeting, exceed one-fifth of the nominal amount of the capital, or, with such sanction, one-third of such nominal amount.
Page 363 - It is, however, scarcely necessary to observe that the effect of this is not absolutely to deprive the Supreme Court of its power to issue a writ of certiorari to bring up the proceedings of the inferior Court, but to control and limit its action on such writ.
Page 373 - The plaintiff brought an action in the District Court against the defendant...

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