The Ontario Law Reports: Cases Determined in the Court of Appeal and in the High Court of Justice for Ontario, Volume 15

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Canada Law Book Company, 1908 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 87 - Where a negotiable instrument is materially altered without the assent of all parties liable thereon, it is avoided, except as against a party who has himself made, authorized or assented to the alteration, and subsequent indorsers.
Page 350 - ... for the purpose of any money or valuable thing being received by or on behalf of...
Page 91 - Provided that, where a bill has been materially altered, but the alteration is not apparent, and the bill is in the hands of a holder in due course, such holder may avail himself of the bill as if it had not been altered, and may enforce payment of it according to its original tenor.
Page 158 - Whenever the Court is of opinion that it is just and equitable that the company should be wound up.
Page 17 - BERNARD that if a person undertakes to perform a voluntary act he is liable if he performs it improperly, but not if he neglects to perform it.
Page 334 - When, at the desire of the promisor, the promisee or any other person has done or abstained from doing, or does or abstains from doing, or promises to do or to abstain from doing, something, such act or abstinence or promise is called a consideration for the promise...
Page 470 - A11 suits for indemnity for any damage or injury sustained by reason of the railway shall be instituted within six months next after the time of such supposed damage sustained...
Page 157 - Act, 1862, to the effect that it had been proved to their satisfaction that the company could not by reason of its liabilities continue its business, and that it was advisable to wind up the...
Page 334 - Any act of the plaintiff from which the defendant derives a benefit or advantage, or any labour, detriment, or inconvenience sustained by the plaintiff, provided such act is performed or such inconvenience suffered by the plaintiff, with the consent, either express or implied, of the defendant.
Page 113 - It is an elementary rule of construction that effect must be given, if possible, to every word, clause and sentence of a statute.

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