The Manitoba Reports: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of the King's Bench and Court of Appeal for Manitoba, Volume 13

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Law Society of Manitoba, 1902 - Law reports, digests, etc
Vols. 1-15 contain reports of King's Bench cases only.

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Page 281 - The imposition of punishment by fine, penalty, or imprisonment for enforcing any law of the province made in relation to any matter coming within any of the classes of subjects enumerated in this section: 16.
Page 280 - It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and good Government of Canada, in relation to all Matters not coming within the Classes of Subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the Legislatures of the Provinces...
Page 289 - Exchequer that for the sure and true interpretation of all statutes in general (be they penal or beneficial, restrictive or enlarging of the common law) four things are to be discerned and considered: (1) What was the common law before the making of the act ; (2) what was the mischief and defect for which the common law did not provide ; (3) what remedy the Parliament hath resolved and appointed to cure the disease of the commonwealth ; (4) the true reason of the remedy.
Page 17 - ... contract with him, the man thus conducting himself would be equally bound as if he had intended to agree to the other...
Page 289 - The true reason of the remedy; and then the office of all the Judges is always to make sure construction as shall suppress the mischief, and advance the remedy...
Page 187 - This doctrine ought to be reasonably, and not unreasonably, understood and applied, and that whatever may fairly be regarded as incidental to, or consequential upon, those things which the legislature has authorized, ought not, unless expressly prohibited, to be held, by judicial construction, to be ultra vires.
Page 281 - Shop, saloon, tavern, auctioneer and other licenses in order to the raising of a revenue for provincial, local or municipal purposes ; 10.
Page 280 - Act) the exclusive Legislative Authority of the Parliament of Canada extends to all Matters coming within the Classes of Subjects next hereinafter enumerated, that is to say : — 1.
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Page 604 - When one party assumes to renounce the contract — that is, by anticipation refuses to perform it, he thereby, so far as he is concerned, declares his intention then and there to rescind the contract. Such...

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