Celebrated Trials in India, Volume 1

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Banerjee, 1902

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Page 97 - ... divers of your subjects have of late been imprisoned without any cause showed ; and when for their deliverance they were brought before your justices by your Majesty's writs of habeas corpus, there to undergo and receive as the court should order, and their keepers commanded to certify the causes of their detainer, no cause was certified, but that they were detained by your Majesty's special command, signified by the lords of your Privy Council, and yet were returned back to several prisons,...
Page 96 - India ; and has not power to make any law affecting the authority of Parliament, or any part of the unwritten laws or Constitution of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland whereon may depend in any degree the allegiance of any person to the Crown of the United Kingdom, or affecting the sovereignty or dominion of the Crown over any part of British India.
Page 64 - Case made and provided and against the Peace of our said Lord the King his Crown and Dignity...
Page 91 - Counsellors ; and that the whole civil and military government of the said Presidency, and also the ordering, management, and government, of all the territorial acquisitions and revenues in the kingdoms of Bengal...
Page 60 - Statutes in that case made and provided, and against the peace of our Sovereign Lord the King, his crown, and dignity.
Page 89 - The common law of England is the common law of the plantations, and all statutes in affirmance of the common law,* passed in England antecedent to the settlement of a colony, are in force in that colony, unless there is some private act to the contrary; though no statutes made since those settlements are there in force, unless the colonies are particularly mentioned.
Page 89 - ... directed, and subject and without Prejudice to the legislative powers in relation to the Matters aforesaid of the GovernorGeneral of India in Council, the High Court to be established in each Presidency shall have and exercise all Jurisdiction and every Power and Authority whatsoever in any manner vested in any of the Courts in the same Presidency abolished under this Act at the time of the abolition of such last-mentioned Courts.
Page 60 - ... against the form of the statute in that case made and provided, and against the peace of our said lord the king, his crown and dignity.
Page 98 - ... 2nd. That they shall not be valid, or of any force or effect, until the same shall be duly registered and published in the Supreme Court, with the consent and approbation of the said court.
Page 92 - Bengal; which said charter does not sufficiently provide for the due administration of justice in such manner as the state and condition of the Company's Presidency of Fort William in Bengal, so long as the said Company shall continue in the possession of the territorial acquisitions before mentioned, do and must require...

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