Canadian Railway and Transport Cases, Volume 17

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Canada Law Book, 1915 - Railroad law
 

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Page 443 - to the provisions of this Act, to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers, or of like kind of property, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line or route, in the same direction, the shorter being included in the longer distance. . . .
Page 151 - or for any provincial or municipal government, or for charitable purposes, or to or from fairs and expositions for exhibition thereat, or the carriage free or at reduced rates, of destitute or homeless persons, transported by charitable societies, and the necessary agencies employed in such transportation;
Page 322 - the carriage, storage, or handling of traffic, free or at reduced rates, for the Dominion, or for any provincial or municipal government, or for charitable purposes, or to or from fairs and expositions for exhibition thereat, or the carriage, free or at reduced rates, of destitute or homeless persons, transported by charitable societies, and the necessary agencies employed in such transportation;
Page 352 - which the appellants are desirous of constructing and operating without having obtained any franchise or statutory authority so to do. Their Lordships will, therefore, humbly advise His Majesty that this appeal should be dismissed. The appellants will pay the costs of the appeal.
Page 27 - and defendant respectively are practically simultaneous, the received and usual direction to the jury is to say that if the plaintiff could, by the exercise of such care and skill as he was bound to exercise, have avoided the consequence of the defendant's negligence, he cannot recover: per Lord Blackburn in Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford
Page 149 - lower toll or difference in treatment is necessary for the purpose of .securing in the interests of the public the traffic in respect of which it is made, and whether such object cannot be attained without unduly reducing the higher tolls.
Page 321 - 2. No reduction or advance in any such tolls shall be made, either directly or indirectly, in favour of or against any particular person or company travelling upon or using the railway.
Page 446 - All such tolls shall always, under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, in respect of all traffic of the same description, and carried in or upon the like kind of cars, passing over the same portion of the line of railway, be charged equally to all persons and at the same rate, whether by weight, mileage, or otherwise.
Page 343 - Claims for loss, damage, or delay must be made in writing to the carrier at the point of delivery or at the point of origin within four months after delivery of the property, or, in case of failure to make delivery, then within four months after a reasonable time for delivery has elapsed. Unless claims are so made the carrier shall not be liable.
Page 300 - the appellant. But the correspondence which has been produced reveals to us that the company had requested the respondent to bind himself to ship 3,500 cars and he positively refused to undertake such an obligation. This third point is therefore ill-founded. Upon the whole I am of the opinion that the appeal should be dismissed with costs. Appeal dismissed with

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