The Cabinet Lawyer: A Popular Digest of the Laws of England, Civil, Criminal, and Constitutional; Intended for Practical Use and General Information
Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1874 - English law - 870 pages
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Page 881 - No action shall be brought whereby to charge any person upon any promise made after full age to pay any debt contracted during infancy, or upon any ratification made after full age of any promise or contract made during infancy, whether there shall or shall not be any new consideration for such promise or ratification after full age.
Page 909 - Every person who, with a view to compel any other person to abstain from doing or to do any act which such other person has a legal right to do or abstain from doing, wrongfully and without legal authority,— 1.
Page 565 - For every £100, and also for any fractional part of £100, of the amount or value of the property settled, or agreed to be settled 0 5 0 Exemption.
Page 603 - ... conversant with the disease of insanity, who never saw the prisoner previously to the trial, but who was present during the whole trial and the examination of all the witnesses, be asked his opinion as to the state of the prisoner's mind at the time of the commission of the alleged crime, or his opinion whether the prisoner was conscious at the time of doing the act that he was acting contrary to law, or whether he was labouring under any and what delusion at the time?
Page 909 - Shall, on conviction thereof by a court of summary jurisdiction, or on indictment as hereinafter mentioned, be liable either to pay a penalty not exceeding twenty pounds, or to be imprisoned for a term not exceeding three months, with or without hard labour.
Page 538 - ... wife or children of any money or property wherein he had not at the date of his marriage any estate or interest, whether vested or contingent in possession or remainder, and not being money or property of or in right of his wife, shall, upon his becoming bankrupt before such property or money has been actually transferred or paid pursuant to such contract or covenant, be void against his trustee appointed under this Act. " ' Settlement ' shall for the purposes of this section include any conveyance...
Page 474 - ... which he has served had earned freight, shall, subject to all other rules of law and conditions applicable to the case...
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