The Cyprus Law Reports: Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of Cyprus on Appeal from the Daavi Courts and District Courts, Volume 7

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Page 57 - While the question of dependency may involve principles of law, the fact remains that dependency is a question of fact to be determined from all the circumstances of the case and the burden of proving it rests upon him who claims it.
Page 53 - It is," said the Lord Chief Justice, delivering the judgment of the court in that case, after a cur. adv. mdt, " a well established rule of law, that where a contract not under seal is made by an agent in his own name for an undisclosed, principal...
Page 23 - This case involves the consideration of an appeal by the plaintiff from the judgment of the district court of Pierce county.
Page 53 - It is a well-established rule of law that where a contract, not under seal, is made with an agent, in his own name, for an undisclosed principal, either the agent or the principal may sue upon it, the defendant, in the latter case, being entitled to be placed in the same situation, at the time of the disclosure of the real principal, as if the agent had been the contracting party.
Page 68 - This is a contract to tempt a man to transgress the law, to do that which is injurious to the community : it is void by the common law; and the reason why the common law says such contracts are void, is for the public good. You shall not stipulate for iniquity. All writers upon our law agree in this, that no polluted hand shall touch the pure fountains of justice.
Page 56 - Incur, or pay, and shall во charge upon such owners respectively, shall on demand be forthwith puld and refunded to the council by such owners respectively, and together with interest from and after the expiration of three calendar months from the date when the completion of the street shall as hereinafter provided be certified by the council, shall be recoverable by action of debt in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Page 39 - On July 1, 1878, an Annexe to the Convention was agreed to, in the following terms : 1. 'That a Mussulman Religious Tribunal (Mahkeme-iSherieh) shall continue to exist in the Island, which will take exclusive cognizance of religious matters, and no others, concerning the Mussulman population of the Island.' 2. ' That a Mussulman resident in the Island shall be named by the Board of Pious Foundations in Turkey (Evqaf) to superintend, in conjunction with a Delegate to be appointed by the British Authorities,...
Page 57 - Act, 1852, the Parliamentary Elections Act, 1868, and the Corrupt and Illegal Practices Prevention Act, 1883...
Page 83 - I do not think he was guilty of any unreasonable delay in making the "second claim," and I am therefore of opinion that the appeal should be allowed, that the judgment of the District Court be set aside, and judgment entered for the Plaintiff.
Page 101 - Sont commerçants ceux qui exercent des actes de commerce et en font leur profession habituelle.

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