Acts of the Legislature of West Virginia

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Public Printer, 1907
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Contents

St Marys city of charter amended 10 Wellsburg city of charter amended
10
Wheeling city of new charter
11
Buckhannon town of bonds authorized
12
Clarksburg city of bonds authorized
13
Grafton city of bonds authorized
14
Monongalia county of bonds authorized
15
Melechen city of bonds authorized
16
Chapter Page 33 Prohibiting the issuing of nonparticipating policies by certain life
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3 11 51 56
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Chapter Page
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Charleston independent school district of 18 Logan independent school district of 19 Martinsburg school district of bonds authorized 20 Martinsburg...
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surance companies new law 219
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Prohibiting the drinking of liquors aboard engines and cars propelled by steam or electricity new law
220
Relating to toll roads and turnpikes acts of 1903 amended
221
Relating to sureties code amended
222
Prescribing certain rules for the circuit courts of West Virginia new law
223
Authorizing the comparison of writings as evidence new law
224
Relating to the West Virginia Humane Society acts of 1893 amended
225
Relating to and regulating passenger rates upon railroads code amended
226
Concerning commissioners in chancery code amended
227
Relating to construction and alteration of railroads turnpikes canals pipe lines etc under certain conditions code amended
228
Relating to stock running at large code amended
229
Relating to the equity suit of Virginia vs West Virginia
230
Amending the charter of Storer college acts of 1883 amended
231
Appropriation for the purpose of investigating certain mine disasters
232
Relating to the payment of taxes upon property assessed by the board of public works acts of 1905 amended
233
Appropriation to pay John C Keister for injuries received while in the service of the state
234
Authorizing county courts of the several counties to mark by suitable monuments the sites of the frontier forts etc new law
235
Time extended in which distraint and sale may be made for taxes code amended
236
Regulating life insurance companies and prohibiting the diversion of funds for political purposes new law
237
Defining the status of persons soliciting life insurance new law
238
Relating to taxes on inheritances devises distributive shares and legacies code amended
240
Relating to personal representatives their powers and duties code amended
241
Relating to the protection of birds their nests and eggs new law
244
Relating to the practice of medicine code amended
263
Requiring an annual apportionment and accounting of surplus of life in surance companies new law
267
Regulating the manufacture and sale of food drink and drugs new law
270
Relating to the practice of dentistry code amended
273
Relating to education code amended
276
Relating to the form of ballot to be used at any election to be held in the state of West Virginia code amended
278
Relating to the San Jose Scale and other dangerous insects etc to pre vent the introduction and spread ofacts of 1903 amended
281
Relating to taking land without the owners consent for purposes of pub
287
Constituting the auditor of this state the insurance commissioner
293
Creating the department of mines code amended
314
Relating to banks trust companies etc code amended
334
Assessment of taxes acts of 1905 amended
349
Relating to negotiable instruments code amended
378
Tyler county high school acts of 1905 amended 24 Wellsburg independent school district of 161
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GENERAL AND SPECIAL LAWS 23 Intermediate court of Kanawha county acts of 1905 amended 26 Intermediate court of Marion county acts of ...
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Number Page
427
Proposing an amendment to the constitution of the United States pro
433
Proclamation of the Governor convening the legislature in extra session
437
Chapter Page
443
Chapter Page
487
Chapter Page
498
Regulating the practice of pharmacy code amended
506
Relating to public uses for which private property and public highways
516
Relating to the assessment of taxes acts of 1905 amended
523
Chapter Page
535
Appropriating money to pay general charges and sundry individual claims
541
JOINT RESOLUTIONS HOUSE
583
Providing for a joint committee to wait upon the governor
585
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591
Time for holding circuit courts in certain judicial circuits of the state 213
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Page 341 - But the discount of bills of exchange drawn in good faith against actually existing values, and the discount of commercial or business paper actually owned by the person negotiating the same, shall not be considered as money borrowed.
Page 399 - Notice of dishonor is not required to be given to an indorser in either of the following cases : 1. Where the drawee is a fictitious person or a person not having capacity to contract, and the indorser was aware of the fact at the time he indorsed the instrument; 2.
Page 404 - Where a bill has been protested for non-payment, any person may intervene and pay it supra protest for the honor of any person liable thereon or for the honor of the person for whose account it was drawn.
Page 379 - On or at a fixed period after the occurrence of a specified event, which is certain to happen, though the time of happening be uncertain. An instrument payable upon a contingency is not negotiable, and the happening of the event does not cure the defect.
Page 398 - ... negotiable instrument is materially altered without the assent of all parties liable thereon, it is avoided, except as against a party who has himself made, authorized or assented to the alteration, and subsequent indorsers. But when an instrument has been materially altered, and is in the hands of a holder in due course, not a party to the alteration, he may enforce payment thereof according to its original tenor.
Page 386 - Where an instrument is drawn or indorsed to a person as "Cashier" or other fiscal officer of a bank or corporation, it is deemed prima facie to be payable to the bank or corporation of which he is such officer; and may be negotiated by either the indorsement of the bank or corporation or the indorsement of the officer.
Page 388 - The title of a person who negotiates an instrument is defective within the meaning of this act when he obtained the instrument, or any signature thereto, by fraud, duress, or force and fear, or other unlawful means, or for an illegal consideration, or when he negotiates it in breach of faith, or under such circumstances as amount to a fraud.
Page 400 - A bill may be accepted before it has been signed by the drawer, or while otherwise incomplete, or when it is overdue, or after it has been dishonored by a previous refusal to accept, or by non-payment. But when a bill payable after sight is dishonored by nonacceptance and the drawee subsequently accepts it, the holder, in the absence of any different agreement, is entitled to have the bill accepted as of the date of the first presentment.
Page 392 - Where the instrument is payable at a fixed period after date, after sight, or after the happening of a specified event, the time of payment is determined by excluding the day from which the time is to begin to run, and by including the date of payment.
Page 384 - ... of the person whose signature it purports to be, it is wholly inoperative, and no right to retain the instrument, or to give a discharge therefor, or to enforce payment thereof against any party thereto, can be acquired through or under such signature, unless the party, against whom it is sought to enforce such right, is precluded from setting up the forgery or want of authority.

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