Commentaries on the recent statutes relative to conveyancing, namely: the Infeftment Act of 1845, the Heritable Securities Acts of 1845 & 1847, and the Transference of Lands Acts, Crown Charters Act, and Service of Heirs Act of 1847 : being a supplement to Treatise on feudal conveyancing

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Bell & Bradfute, 1848 - Law - 218 pages
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Page 71 - may be taken : every word importing the singular number shall extend and be applied to several persons as well as one person, and every word importing the masculine gender only shall extend and be applied to a female as well as a male. Commencement of Act.
Page 94 - That whenever any vacancy shall occur in the office of Sheriff of Chancery, it shall be lawful for the Commissioners of her Majesty's Treasury, or any three or more of them, to regulate the salary of the Sheriff of Chancery as the then circumstances of the office may require. Compensation, how to be applied for.
Page 95 - XXXVII. That this Act may be amended or repealed by any Act to be passed during the present session of Parliament. SCHEDULES to which the foregoing Act refers. SCHEDULE (A.) Form of Petition of General Service. Unto the Honourable the Sheriff of [specify the county, or say " of Chancery"], the petition of AB, [here name and design the Petitioner],
Page 157 - That whenever any vacancy shall occur in the office of Presenter of Signatures it shall be lawful to the Commissioners of her Majesty's Treasury, or any three or more of them, to regulate the salary of the Presenter of Signatures, as the then circumstances of the office may require. Compensation how to be applied for.
Page 69 - Bankrupt; and under an Act passed in the fifty-fourth year of the reign of his Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in Scotland; and under an Act passed in the session of Parliament held in the second and third years of the reign of her present Majesty, intituled An Act for regulating the
Page 137 - WHEREAS an Act was passed in the eighth and ninth years of the reign of her present Majesty, intituled an Act to facilitate the transmission and extinction of Heritable Securities for debt in Scotland, and
Page 184 - the sum of sterling, with a fifth part more of liquidate penalty in case of failure, and the legal interest of the said principal sum from the date of the said bond and disposition in security to the said term of payment, and halfyearly,
Page 186 - sum, to be uplifted and taken at two terms in the year, Whitsunday and Martinmas, by equal portions, beginning the first uplifting thereof at the first term of Whitsunday or Martinmas after the said
Page 110 - and conclude for Decree of special Adjudication, XVIII. And whereas it has been found inconvenient in practice to libel and conclude for general adjudication of lands as the alternative only of special adjudication in terms of an Act of the Parliament of Scotland passed in the year one thousand six
Page 172 - AND I ASSIGN the writs, and have delivered the same according to inventory; AND I ASSIGN the rents; AND I bind myself to FREE and RELIEVE the said B. and his foresaids, of all feu-duties, casualties and public burdens; AND I grant WARRANDICE ; AND I consent to REGISTRATION hereof for preservation : MOREOVER, I desire any

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