Reports of Cases Decided in the House of Lords: Upon Appeal from Scotland, from 1726 to [1822] ...

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T. & T. Clark, 1853 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 197 - That the said interlocutors complained of in the said appeal be and the same are hereby reversed : And it is further ordered, That the cause be remitted back to the Court of Session in Scotland...
Page 174 - Act for preventing the growth of popery And also declaring that none shall be capable to elect or be elected to represent a shire or burgh in the Parliament of Great Britain for this part of the United Kingdom except such as are now capable by the laws of this kingdom to elect or be elected as commissioners for shires or burghs to the Parliament of Scotland...
Page 389 - This may seem hard, that the trustee is the only person of all mankind who might not have the lease. But it is very proper that the rule should be strictly pursued and not in the least relaxed.
Page 168 - A person's being at a place is prima facie evidence that he is domiciled at that place ; and it lies on those who say otherwise to rebut that evidence.
Page 503 - That the interlocutors, so far as complained of in the said appeal be, and the same are hereby reversed: And it is further ordered, That the cause be remitted back to the Court of Session in Scotland, with instructions to decern against the respondent William Watson, in terms of the second conclusion of the libelled summons, and to do further in the cause as shall be just and consistent with this judgment.
Page 359 - Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said several interlocutors complained of in the said appeal be, and the same are hereby reversed...
Page 172 - Majesty in capite, that also all heritors, liferenters and wadsetters holding of the king, and others who held their lands formerly of the bishops or abbots and now hold of the king, and whose yearly rent doth amount to ten chalder of...
Page 442 - ... quern, that it requires no particular words for its application. The terminus a quo, so far as it is descriptive of a period of time, is coincident with the day, or day of the act, from which the computation is to be made; that day is indivisible; the period to be computed is another and subsequent period, which begins when the first period is completed.
Page 472 - ... be and the same are hereby " reversed : And it is further ordered, that the cause be " remitted back to the Court of Session, to do therein " as shall be consistent with the said findings, and as
Page 167 - ... reasons, had it not been pressed with some anxiety from the bar, that if there was to be an affirmance, the grounds of the determination should be stated, to prevent its being understood that the whole doctrine laid down by the interlocutor appealed from, and particularly that on which it was said the judges of the Court of Session proceeded principally in this and former cases similar to it, had the sanction of this house. It had been urged that the judgment should contain a declaration of what...

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