The Calcutta Law Reports of Cases Decided by the High Court, Calcutta, Also Judgments of H. M.'s Privy Council, 1877, Volume 7

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Page 176 - ... to him or some person through whom he claims by a person being in respect of the same estate or interest in...
Page 48 - In all cases of bailment the bailee is bound to take as much care of the goods bailed to him as a man of ordinary prudence would under similar circumstances, take of his own goods of the same bulk, quality and value as the goods bailed.
Page 199 - All agreements are contracts if they are made by the free consent of parties competent to contract, for a lawful consideration and with a lawful object, and are not hereby expressly declared to be void.
Page 36 - Owner, or whereof he had taken upon him the Sale, Alteration, or Disposition as Owner, the same shall be deemed to be the Property of such Prisoner, so as to become vested in the Provisional Assignee of the said Court by the Order made in pursuance of this Act...
Page 433 - ... the bird in question was really a partridge? and yet it might as well be urged, in that case, that the magistrate had no jurisdiction unless the bird were a partridge, as it may be urged in the present case that he has none unless the machine be a boat. So in the case of a conviction for keeping dogs for the destruction of game without being duly qualified to do so; after the conviction had found that the offender kept a dog of that description, could he, in a civil action, be allowed to dispute...
Page 32 - In equity it is not necessary for the alienation of property that there should be a formal deed of conveyance. A contract for valuable consideration, by which it is agreed to make a present transfer of property, passes at once the beneficial interest, provided the contract is one of which a court of equity will decree specific performance. In the language of Lord Hardwicke, the vendor becomes a trustee for the vendee ; subject, of course, to the contract being one to be specifically performed.
Page 52 - The consideration or object of an agreement is lawful, unless — it is forbidden by law; or is of such a nature that, if permitted, it would defeat the provisions of any law; or is fraudulent; or involves or implies injury to the person or property of another; or the Court regards it as immoral, or opposed to public policy.
Page 176 - PROVIDED always, and be it further enacted, that when any acknowledgment of the title of the person entitled to any land or rent shall have been given to him or his agent in writing signed by the person in possession or in receipt of the profits of such land, or in receipt of such rent...
Page 202 - Every agreement by which any party thereto is restricted absolutely from enforcing his rights under or in respect of any contract by the usual legal proceedings in the ordinary tribunals, or which limits the time within which he may thus enforce his rights, is void to that extent.
Page 318 - To suits to enforce the right to share in any property, moveable or immoveable, on the ground that it is joint family property ; and to suits for the recovery of maintenance, where the right to receive such maintenance is a charge on the inheritance of any estate —the period of twelve years from the death of the persons from whom the property alleged to be joint is said to have descended, or...

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