The Civil Code of Lower Canada: Together with a Synopsis of Changes in the Law, References to the Reports of the Commissioners, the Authorities as Reported by the Commissioners, a Concordance with the Code Napoléon and Code de Commerce : Special References for Notaries, Clergymen, Physicians, Merchants, Real Estate Owners, and Persons Out of Lower Canada, and a Complete Index

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Dawson, 1870 - Civil law - 475 pages
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Page 298 - A special partner may, from time to time, examine into the state and progress of the partnership concerns, and may advise as to their management...
Page 169 - Every person capable of discerning right from wrong is responsible for the damage caused by his fault to another, whether by positive act, imprudence, neglect or want of skill.
Page 278 - India warrants ; warehouse keepers certificates ; warrants or orders for the delivery of goods, or any other documents used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorizing or purporting to authorize, either by endorsement or by delivery, the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented...
Page 412 - If in any article of this code founded on the laws existing at the time of its promulgation, there be a difference between the English and French texts, that version shall prevail which is most consistent with the provisions of the existing laws on which the article is founded...
Page 2 - Movcable property is governed by the law of the domicile of, its owner. But the law of Lower Canada is applied whenever the question involved relates to the distinction or nature of the property, to privileges and rights of lien...
Page 191 - When the certain specific thing which is the object of an obligation, perishes, or the delivery of it becomes, from any other cause, impossible, without any act or fault of the debtor, and before he is in default, the obligation is extinguished. It is also extinguished although the debtor be in default, if the thing would equally have perished in the possession of the creditor, or unless in either of the abovementioned cases, the debtor has expressly bound himself for fortuitous events. " The debtor...
Page liv - Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Island of Prince Edward, and Vice Admiral of the same, &c., &c., &o.
Page 21 - MANEIAGE. 128. Marriage must be solemnized openly, by a competent officer recognized by law.— CN 165. [I. 287.] 129. All priests, rectors, ministers and other officers authorized by law to keep registers of acts of civil status, are competent to solemnize marriage.
Page 171 - Every obligation renders the debtor liable in damages in case of a breach of it on his part. The creditor may, in cases which admit of it, demand also a specific performance of the obligation, and that he be authorized to execute it at the debtor's expense, or that the contract from which the obligation arises be set aside ; subject to the special provisions contained in this code, and without prejudice, in either case, to his claim for damages.
Page 279 - ... agent would by law be entitled to retain the goods or the documents of title thereto, or any of them, by way of lien as against the owner, or from recovering from any person with whom the goods have been pledged any balance of money remaining in his hands as the produce of the sale of the goods after deducting the amount of his lien.

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