Reports of Cases in Bankruptcy: Argued and Determined in the Court of Review, and on Appeal Before the Lord Chancellor, Volume 1

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Page vi - I, AB, do swear, that I will faithfully, impartially, and honestly, according to the best of my skill and knowledge, execute the several powers and trusts reposed in me as one of the Commissioners for Inventions, and that without favour or affection, prejudice or malice.
Page 621 - Held, that the second distress was void, and that the goods passed to the assignees as being in the order and disposition of the bankrupt at the time of his bankruptcy.
Page xiv - Statute shall be understood to include several Matters as well as One Matter, and several Persons as well as One Person, and Females as well as Males, and Bodies Corporate as well as Individuals, unless it be otherwise specially provided, or there be something in the Subject or Context repugnant to such Construction...
Page 147 - 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? And 4. The true reason of the remedy?
Page 151 - We are bound," said Justice Buller in an early case in the King's Bench, " to take the act of Parliament as they have made it: a casus omissus can in no case be supplied by a court of law, for that would be to make laws...
Page 417 - Mortgages shall be entered in a Book or Books to be kept for that Purpose by the Clerk or Treasurer to the said Trustees...
Page 425 - England," and by that Name shall have perpetual Succession and a Common Seal, and by that Name shall and may sue and be sued, and shall...
Page vii - That it shall be lawful for the Lord Chancellor, upon the Reversal of any Adjudication of Bankruptcy, or for such other Cause as he shall think fit, to order that any Fiat issued by virtue of this Act shall be rescinded or annulled ; and such Order shall have all the Force and Effect of a Writ of Supersedeas of a Commission according to the existing Laws and Practice in Bankruptcy.
Page xiv - ... shall be understood to include several matters as well as one matter, and several persons as well as one person, and females as well as males, aud bodies corporate as well as individuals, unless it be otherwise specially provided, or there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...
Page 167 - ... per cent, on all such money, for the time during which he shall have so retained or...

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