The Laws, Customs, and Privileges, and Their Administration, in the Island of Jersey: with Notices of Guernsey: Also a Commentary on Certain Abuses

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Longman & Company, 1839 - 400 pages
 

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Page 288 - ... directed to the judge, and parties of a suit in any inferior court, commanding them to cease from the prosecution thereof, upon a suggestion that either the cause originally, or some collateral matter arising therein, does not belong to that jurisdiction, but to the cognizance of some other court.
Page 102 - Majesty, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, by any Order or Orders in Council to be issued from time to time, to give such directions and make such regulations, touching the trade and commerce to and from any British possessions on or near the Continent of Europe, or within the Mediterranean Sea, or in Africa, or within the limits of the East India Company's charter (excepting the possessions of the said Company), as to His Majesty in Council shall appear most expedient and salutary...
Page 85 - And be it enacted, that if any such trader shall file in the office of the Lord Chancellor's secretary of bankrupts a declaration in writing, signed by such trader, and attested by an attorney or solicitor, that he is insolvent...
Page 338 - And be it further enacted, that any penalty or forfeiture inflicted by this act may be prosecuted, sued for, and recovered, by action of debt, bill, plaint, or information, in any of His Majesty's Courts of Record...
Page 157 - That no examination or deposition to be taken by virtue of this act shall be read in evidence at any trial without the consent of the party against whom the same may be offered, unless it shall appear to the satisfaction of the judge that the examinant or deponent is beyond the jurisdiction of the court, or dead, or unable from permanent sickness or other permanent infirmity to attend the trial...
Page 90 - That the Commissioners shall assign to the Assignees, for the Benefit of the Creditors of the Bankrupt, all the present and future Personal Estate of such Bankrupt wheresoever the same may be found or known, and all Property which he may purchase, or which may revert, descend, be devised or bequeathed or come to him, before he shall have obtained his Certificate...
Page 76 - Upon such review the court may increase, diminish, or discontinue the compensation from the date of the application for review, in accordance with the facts, or make such other order as the justice of the case may require, but shall order no change of the status existing prior to the application for review.
Page 241 - Contract no Acknowledgment or Promise by Words only shall be deemed sufficient Evidence of a new or continuing Contract, whereby to take any Case out of the Operation of the...
Page 129 - An Act for the more easy Recovery of Debts in his Majesty's Plantations and Colonies in America...
Page 222 - The distinction between that part of the law of the foreign country where a personal contract is made, which is adopted, and that which is not adopted by our English Courts of law, is well known and established; namely, that so much of the law as affects the rights and merit of the contract, all that relates

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