The Reports, Volume 3

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John Mews
Sweet & Maxwell, 1893 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 378 - At any general meeting, unless a poll is demanded by at least five members, a declaration by the chairman that a resolution has been carried, and an entry to that effect in the book of proceedings of the company, shall be sufficient evidence of the fact, without proof of the number or proportion of the votes recorded in favour of or against such resolution.
Page 521 - I think the proper course is, in the first instance, to examine the language of the statute, and to ask what is its natural meaning, uninfluenced by any considerations derived from the previous state of the law, and not to start with inquiring how the law previously stood, and then, assuming that it was probably intended to leave it unaltered, to see if the words of the enactment will bear an interpretation in conformity with this view.
Page 568 - ... such possession or receipt then such right shall be deemed to have first accrued at the time at which the person claiming as aforesaid or the person through whom he claims became entitled to such possession or receipt by virtue of such instrument.
Page 41 - IN TRUST for all and every or such one or more, exclusively of the others or other of the children of...
Page 337 - That, when the access and use of light to and for any dwelling-house, workshop, or other building, shall have been actually enjoyed therewith for the full period of twenty years without interruption, the right thereto shall be deemed absolute and indefeasible, any local usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding, unless it shall appear that the same was enjoyed by some consent or agreement expressly made or given for that purpose by deed or writing.
Page 523 - The rules of the common law, including the law merchant, save in so far as they are inconsistent with the express provisions of this Act...
Page 325 - ... just and equitable that the company should be wound up...
Page 681 - ... as she should by deed or will appoint, and in default of appointment in trust for...
Page 441 - A. and his assigns for his life with remainder to the use of his first and other sons successively, in tail male, with remainder to the use of B.
Page 568 - Commons, in this present parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that the words and expressions hereinafter mentioned, which in their ordinary signification have a more confined or a different meaning, shall in this act, except where the nature of the provision or the context of the act shall exclude such construction, be interpreted as follows : (that is to say) the word

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