Reports of Cases in Bankruptcy: Argued and Determined in the Court of Review, and on Appeal Before the Lord Chancellor, Part 35, Volume 1

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Saunders and Benning, 1833 - Bankruptcy

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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 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 167 - ... per cent, on all such money, for the time during which he shall have so retained or...
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 108 - ... assignee or assignees shall die, or be lawfully removed or displaced, and a new assignee or assignees shall be duly appointed, such of the aforesaid...
Page 133 - Even where a complete legal title vests in them, and there is no notice of any equity affecting it, they take subject to whatever equity the bankrupt was liable to.
Page x - I AB do swear, That I will faithfully, impartially, and honestly, according to the best of my Skill and Judgment...
Page 27 - ... provided he was not in custody at the time of such surrender : And if such bankrupt shall be arrested for debt, or on any escape warrant, in coming to surrender, or shall, after his surrender, be so arrested within the time aforesaid, he shall, on producing the summons under the hands of the commissioner to the officer who shall arrest him, and giving such officer a copy thereof, be immediately discharged...

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