The Law of Copyholds: In Reference to the Enfranchisement and Commutation of Manorial Rights, and the Copyhold Acts; Also a Supplement Containing the Copyhold Act, 1858, and Other Acts, Notes of Recent Cases, and the Foms and Directions of the Copyhold Commissioners

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W. Maxwell, 1858 - Copyhold - 616 pages

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Page 55 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner hereinafter mentioned ; (that is to say), it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction ; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation...
Page 20 - ... person now or hereafter having by law or by consent of parties authority to hear, receive, and examine evidence...
Page 405 - ... be paid into the Bank of England in the name and with the privity of the Accountant-general of...
Page 434 - An Act to repeal an Act of the present Session of Parliament, intituled ' An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to Substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths and Affidavits; and to make other Provisions for the Abolition of unnecessary Oaths.
Page 142 - ... that it shall be lawful for his majesty, his heirs and successors, to create...
Page 65 - ... in case there shall be no special occupant of any estate pur autre vie, whether freehold or customary freehold, tenant right, customary or copyhold, or of any other tenure, and whether a corporeal or incorporeal hereditament, it shall go to the executor or administrator of the party that had the estate thereof by virtue of the grant...
Page 365 - Application as aforesaid, or if the Plaintiff in such Action or Suit shall become Nonsuit, or suffer a Discontinuance of such Action, or if upon any Demurrer in such Action or Suit...
Page 42 - time immemorial, or time whereof the memory of man runneth not to the contrary," is now by the law of England in many cases considered to include and denote the whole period of time from the reign of King Richard the First, whereby the title to matters that have been long enjoyed is sometimes defeated by showing the commencement of such enjoyment, which is in many cases productive of inconvenience and injustice ; for remedy thereof...
Page 355 - England, in the name and with the privity of the said accountant-general of the high court of chancery, and be placed to his account as aforesaid, in order to be applied in manner hereinbefore directed; or otherwise the same shall be paid, at the like option, to two trustees, to be nominated by the person or persons making such option, and approved of by the...
Page 65 - ... it shall go to the executor or administrator of the party that had the estate thereof by virtue of the grant ; and if the same shall come to the executor or administrator either by reason of a special occupancy or by virtue of this act, it shall be assets in his hands, and shall go and be applied and distributed in the same manner as the personal estate of the testator or intestate.

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