A Treatise of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-notes and Checks

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T. & J.W. Johnson & Company, 1883 - Electronic books - 769 pages

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Page 486 - ... interest to the creditor at " a rate not exceeding the current rate of interest from the time when such " debts or sums certain were payable, if such debts or sums be payable by " virtue of some written instrument at a certain time, or if payable otherwise, " then from the time when demand of payment shall have been made in " writing, so as such demand shall give notice to the debtor that interest " will be claimed from the date of such demand until the term of payment; " provided that interest...
Page 509 - Every conveyance or transfer of property, or charge thereon made, every payment made, every obligation incurred, and every judicial proceeding taken or suffered by any person unable to pay his debts as they become due from his own money in favour of any creditor, or any person in trust for any creditor, with a view of giving such creditor a preference over the other creditors...
Page 485 - upon all debts or sums certain, payable at a certain time or otherwise, the jury on the trial of any issue, or on any inquisition of damages, may, if they shall think fit, allow interest to the creditor at a rate not exceeding the current rate of interest from the time when such debts or sums were payable, if such debts or sums be payable by virtue of some written instrument at a certain time...
Page 517 - No action shall be brought whereby to charge any person upon any promise made after full age to pay any debt contracted during infancy, or upon any ratification made after full age of any promise or contract made during infancy, whether there shall or shall not be any new consideration for such promise or ratification after full age.
Page 498 - We command you, That within eight days after the service of this writ on you, inclusive of the day of such service, you do cause...
Page 501 - Islands" mean any part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the islands of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, and Sark, and the islands adjacent to any of them being part of the dominions of Her Majesty.
Page 507 - The capacity to exercise and to take proceedings for exercising all such powers in or over or in respect of property as might have been exercised by the bankrupt for his own benefit at the commencement of his bankruptcy or before his discharge, except the right of nomination to a vacant ecclesiastical benefice...
Page 483 - Parliament, or within six years next after the cause of such actions or suit, and not after...
Page 514 - Act in any employment, occupation, or trade in which she is engaged or which she carries on separately from her husband, and also any money or property so acquired by her through the exercise of any literary, artistic, or scientific skill, and all investments of such wages, earnings, money, or property, shall be deemed and taken to be property held and settled to her separate use, independent of any husband to whom she may be married, and her receipts alone shall be a good discharge for such wages,...
Page 500 - ... equity, in order to obtain from the principal debtor, or any co-surety, co-contractor or co-debtor, as the case may be, indemnification for the advances made and loss sustained by the person who shall have...

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