International Commercial Law: Being the Principles of Mercantile Law of the Following and Other Countries, Viz.: England, Scotland, Ireland, British India, British Colonies, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Buenos Ayres, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hans Towns, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Prussia, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, Wurtemburg, Volume 1

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V. and R. Stevens, Sons, and Haynes, 1863 - Commercial law - 1154 pages
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Contents

Pentland 818
24
State of the Law 917
29
Duties of MerchantsRegistration
35
Duration of Copyright 568
37
Registration of Marriage Contract
43
CHAPTER XIX
46
Nesham 51
51
Who may be Partner
56
Partnership Deeds and Registration of Partnership
57
Introduction of New Partners
62
Management of the Partnership 04
64
Interest of Partner in the Capital Stock
66
Interest of Partners in Profit and Loss
69
Duties of Partners
71
Authority of Partners
72
Reade 288
74
Pope 75
75
Partnership Liability
76
Arbitration Clauses
85
Legal and equitable remedies between Partners
88
Actions by and against Partners
89
Dissolution of Partnerships
103
Commandite in public Partnerships
105
Anonymous Companies
113
CHAPTER V
121
What is a Joint Stock Company
123
Formation of Companies
125
What constitutes a member of a Joint Stock Company
126
Management of Companies
127
Powers of the Company and Directors
128
Insurance Companies
130
Mining Companies on the Costbook principle
131
Railway and other Companies
132
CHAPTER VI
136
Kinds of Agents
139
Charterparty 753
143
Bottomry 794
147
Authority of the Agent
151
Taylor 354
152
Authority of the Agent to pledge
154
CHAPTER XXIII
164
Rights of the Agent
165
Duties of the Agent
170
Liabilities of the Agent
176
Rights of the Principal
181
Liability of the Principal
182
The Policy 812
184
Termination of the Agency
185
HIRING AND SERVICE
189
CHAPTER VIII
196
General Provisions
202
Liability of Members
208
Registry of Ships 019
211
Notices 216
216
Who may Refer 1099
220
Windingup by Court
222
Ordinary Powers of Court
228

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Page 159 - India warrants, warehouse-keepers' certificates, warrants or orders for the delivery of goods, or any other document* used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorising or purporting to authorise, either by indorsement or by delivery, the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented.
Page xlix - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective — that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 220 - Whenever the Court is of opinion that it is just and equitable that the company should be wound up.
Page 199 - It shall, when registered, bind the company and the members thereof to the same extent as if each member had subscribed his name and affixed his seal thereto, and there were in the memorandum contained, on the part of himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, a covenant to observe all the conditions of such memorandum, subject to the provisions of this act.
Page 196 - ... to such amount as the members may respectively undertake by the memorandum of association to contribute to the assets of the company in the event of its being wound up.
Page 199 - The amount of capital with which the Company proposes to be registered divided into shares of a certain fixed amount: Subject to the following regulations : (1).
Page 247 - Act destroys, mutilates, alters, or falsifies any books, papers, writings, or securities, or makes or is privy to the making of...
Page 161 - ... every such offender shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for any term not exceeding fourteen years, nor less than seven years, or to suffer such other punishment by fine or imprisonment, or by both, as the Court shall award...
Page 193 - ... every person so offending or aiding, abetting or assisting therein, being convicted thereof in manner hereinafter mentioned, shall be imprisoned only, or shall and may be imprisoned and kept to hard labour, for any time not exceeding three calendar months.
Page 134 - Any contract which if made between private persons would be by law required to be in writing, and signed by the parties to be charged therewith, may be made on behalf of the company in writing signed by any person acting under the express or implied authority of the company, and such contract may in the same manner be varied or discharged.

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