The Bengal Law Reports of Decisions of the High Court at Fort William Civil and Criminal in Its Original and Appellate Jurisdictions: Privy Council Decisions on Indian Appeals; Orders and Rules of the High Court; and Revenue Circular Orders ..., Volume 14

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Louis Arthur Goodeve
Printed and pub. for the Bengal Council of Law Reporting by Thacker, Spink, & Company, 1874 - Law reports, digests, etc
Vol. 6-9 include also acts of the Supreme Council; v. 6-8, acts of the Bengal Council.

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Page 85 - Every contract by which any one is restrained from exercising a lawful profession, trade, or business of any kind, otherwise than is provided by the next two sections, is to that extent void.
Page 8 - The ruling was in form that there was no evidence of negligence to go to the jury...
Page 75 - Christian and surnames, addresses, and descriptions, the full particulars of their claims, a statement of their accounts, and the nature of the securities (if any) held by them, or in default thereof they will be peremptorily excluded from the benefit of the said decree [or, order].
Page 215 - The defendants, treating them as the owners or occupiers of the close on which the reservoir was constructed, might lawfully have used that close for any purpose for which it might in the ordinary course of the enjoyment of land be used ; and if, in what I may term the natural user...
Page 384 - No suit in the said Court shall be open to objection on the ground that a merely declaratory decree or order is sought thereby, and it shall be lawful for the Court to make binding declarations of right without granting consequential relief.
Page 215 - ... of introducing water either above or below ground in quantities and in a manner not the result of any work or operation on or under the land ; and if in consequence of their doing so, or in consequence of any imperfection in the mode of their doing so, the water came to escape and to pass off into the close of the plaintiff, then it appears to me that that which the defendants were doing they were doing at their own peril...
Page 197 - Hindu law the freedom of the son from the obligation to discharge the father's debt has respect to the nature of the debt and not to the nature of the estate, whether ancestral or acquired by the creator of the debt.
Page 368 - ... within the jurisdiction of the court from which it issues. The garnishee is safe by paying under the judgment of the court; but the objection that the cause of action did not arise within the jurisdiction of the court, if properly taken, must prevail.
Page 215 - ... mode of their doing so, the water came to escape and to pass off into the close of the Plaintiff, then it appears to me that that which the Defendants were doing they were doing at their own peril; and, if in the course of their doing it, the evil arose to which I have referred, the evil, namely, of the escape of the water and its passing away to the close of the Plaintiff and injuring the Plaintiff, then for the consequence of that, in my opinion, the Defendants would be liable.
Page 218 - For these reasons their Lordships will humbly advise Her Majesty, that the judgment of the Court of...

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