Canal Zone Code: An Act of the Congress of the United States of America to Establish a Code of Laws for the Canal Zone, Approved June 19, 1934 : Together with an Appendix Containing Certain Treaties and General Laws of the United States Applicable in Or Relating to the Canal Zone Or the Panama Canal

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1934 - 1237 pages

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Page 432 - 721. Answer or demurrer to amended pleadings. 1. Are not required to be in any particular form, but must be such as to enable a person of common understanding to know what is intended; 711. Form of pleadings.—Pleadings in magistrates' courts— 2. May, except the complaint, be oral or in writing; 4. If in writing,
Page 283 - Section 2491. Bill of exchange defined.—A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing addressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving it, requiring the person to whom it is addressed to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time a sum certain in money to order or to bearer.
Page 364 - to be deemed controverted. 261. A material allegation defined. 262. Supplemental complaint and answer. 263. Pleadings subsequent to complaint must be filed and served. 251. Pleadings to be liberally construed.—In the construction of a pleading, for the purpose of determining its effect, its allegations must be liberally construed, with a view to substantial justice between the parties.
Page 129 - by the party to be charged, or by his agent: 1. An agreement that by its terms is not to be performed within a year from the making thereof; 2. A special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another, except in the cases provided for in section 2074 of
Page 19 - and agree to the deductions from salary, pay, or compensation as provided herein, and payment less such deductions shall be a full and complete discharge and acquittance of all claims and demands whatsoever for all regular services rendered by such employee during the period covered
Page 927 - or at any place at which it is directed to be delivered by the person to whom it is addressed, anything declared by this section to be nonmailable, unless in accordance with the rules and regulations hereby authorized to be prescribed by the Postmaster General, shall be fined not more than $1,000
Page 907 - United States ", as used in this section, includes the Canal Zone, and all territory and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. The words " foreign government", as used in this section, shall be deemed to include any government, faction, or body of insurgents within a country with
Page 900 - 9, 44 Stat. 1409.) 410. Separability clause.—If any provision of this chapter is declared unconstitutional, or the applicability thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the constitutionality of the remainder of the chapter and the applicability thereof to other persons and circumstances shall not
Page 343 - Death on high seas by wrongful act, see US Code, title 46, sections 761 to 768 (appendix, p. 996). 132. Who may be joined as plaintiffs.—All persons having an interest in the subject of the action, and in obtaining the relief demanded, may be joined as plaintiffs, except when otherwise provided in this chapter.
Page 637 - or unreasonable. d. The singular number includes the plural and the plural the singular. e. Words giving a joint authority to three or more public officers or other persons are construed as giving such authority to a majority of them, unless it be otherwise expressed in the act giving them authority.

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