A Treatise on the Law of Evidence as Administered in England and Ireland: With Illustrations from Scotch, Indian, American, and Other Legal Systems, Volume 1

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Sweet and Maxwell, limited, 1906 - Evidence (Law) - 1578 pages
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Page 77 - Act any action, prosecution, or other proceeding is commenced in the United Kingdom against any person for any act done in pursuance, or execution, or intended execution of any Act of Parliament, or of any public duty or authority, or in respect of any alleged neglect or default in the execution of any such Act, duty, or authority, the...
Page 13 - Viet. c. 99. *. 2. enacts that, " On the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or other proceeding in any Court of justice, or before any person having by law, or by consent of parties, authority to hear, receive, and examine evidence...
Page 533 - ... in actions of debt or upon the case grounded upon any simple contract, no acknowledgment or promise by words only shall be deemed sufficient evidence of a new or continuing contract...
Page 115 - Majesty, or to any person marrying a second time whose husband or wife shall have been continually absent from such person for the space of seven years then last past, and shall not have been known by such person to be living within that time...
Page 521 - Any party, by notice in writing, at any time not later than ten days before the term or day for which notice of trial has been given, may call on any other party to admit, for the purposes of the cause, matter or issue only, any specific fact or facts mentioned in such notice.
Page 13 - ... if the document sought to be proved be a proclamation, treaty, or other act of State, the authenticated copy to be admissible in evidence must purport to be sealed with the seal of the foreign State or British colony to which the original document belongs...
Page 78 - Action against a Justice of the Peace for anything done by him in the Execution of his Office...
Page 92 - Every bill of lading in the hands of a consignee or endorsee for valuable consideration, representing goods to have been shipped on board a vessel, shall be conclusive evidence of such shipment as against the master or other person signing the same, notwithstanding that such goods or some part thereof may not have been so shipped...
Page 422 - ... unless the partner so acting has in fact no authority to act for the partnership in the particular matter, and the person with whom he is dealing has knowledge of the fact that he has no such authority.
Page 225 - ... and thereupon such person shall be liable to be punished in the same manner as if he had been convicted upon an indictment for...

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