An Index to the Statute Law of England

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Henry Sweet, 1862 - Law - 468 pages

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Page 161 - ... on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or...
Page xcii - ... whosoever, with intent to procure the miscarriage of any woman, whether she be or be not with child, shall unlawfully administer to her, or cause to be taken by her, any poison or other noxious thine, or shall unlawfully use auy instrument, or other means whatsoever, with the like intent, shall be guilty of felony...
Page 161 - ... in any criminal proceeding competent or compellable to give evidence for or against himself or herself, or shall render any person compellable to answer any question tending to criminate himself or herself, or shall in any criminal proceeding render any husband competent or compellable to give evidence for or against his wife, or any wife competent or compellable to give evidence for or against her husband...
Page 10 - Prius, at all times to amend all defects and errors in any proceeding in civil causes, whether there is anything in writing to amend by or not, and whether the defect or error be that of the party applying to amend or not; and all such amendments may be made with or without costs, and upon such terms as to the Court or Judge may seem fit; and all such amendments as may be necessary for the purpose of determining, in the existing suit, the real question in controversy between the parties shall be...
Page 428 - ... cause to be received, knowing the contents thereof, any letter, or writing, demanding of any person with menaces, and without any reasonable or probable cause...
Page 451 - ... by the burning, tearing, or otherwise destroying the same by the testator, or by some person in his presence and by his direction, with the intention of revoking the same.
Page 228 - Where there shall be a total Failure of Heirs of the Purchaser, or where any Land shall be descendible as if an Ancestor had been the Purchaser thereof, and there shall be a total Failure of the Heirs of such Ancestor, then and in every such Case the Land shall descend and the Descent shall thenceforth be traced from the Person last entitled to the Land as if he had been the Purchaser thereof. XX. The last preceding Section shall be read as Part of the Act "For the Amendment of the Law of Inheritance...
Page 428 - Whosoever shall send, deliver, or utter, or directly or indirectly cause to be received, knowing the contents thereof, any letter or writing, accusing, or threatening to accuse, any other person of any crime punishable by law with death or penal servitiide for not less than seven years, or of any assault with intent to commit tny rape.
Page 375 - ... implied by law, and whether immediate or future, or contingent or executory or to be declared under any power therein contained, shall take effect when and as they arise by force of and by relation to the estate and seisin originally vested in the person seised to the uses ; and the continued existence in him or elsewhere...
Page 295 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland or Ireland or the dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a denizen, except such as are born of English parents) shall be capable to be of the privy council, or a member of either house of parliament...

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