The Law of Private Corporations: Being the Law of Private Corporations Under the Civil Code of California, with the Recent Amendments and Statutes, and Annotations in Reference to the Decisions of the Supreme Court of California and of Other States on Analogous Provisions; Also an Introductory Chapter on the History of Private Corporations, and an Appendix with Forms

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A.L. Bancroft, 1876 - 239 pages

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Page 149 - All corporations formed to supply water to cities or towns must furnish pure fresh water to the inhabitants thereof, for family uses, so long as the supply permits, at reasonable rates and without distinction of persons, upon proper demand therefor; and must furnish water to the extent of their means, in case of fire or other great necessity, free of charge.
Page 186 - At the close of each of the quarters ending on the thirty-first day of March, the thirtieth day of June, the thirtieth day of September, and...
Page 119 - To regulate the time and manner in which passengers and property shall be transported, and the tolls and compensation to be paid therefor...
Page 62 - At all elections, or votes had for any purpose, there must be a majority of the subscribed capital stock, or of the members, represented either in person or by proxy in writing.
Page 96 - An action may be brought by the attorney-general, in the name of the people of this state, upon his own information, or upon a complaint of a private party, against any person who usurps, intrudes into, or unlawfully holds or exercises any public office...
Page 68 - Each stockholder of a corporation, or joint-stock association, shall be individually and personally liable for such proportion of all its debts and liabilities contracted or incurred, during the time he was a stockholder, as the amount of stock or shares owned by him bears to the whole of the subscribed capital stock, or shares of the corporation or association.
Page 26 - ... a power reserved to the legislature to alter, amend or repeal a charter authorizes it to make any alteration or amendment of a charter granted subject to it, which will not defeat or substantially impair the object of the grant, or any rights vested under it, and which the legislature may deem necessary to secure either that object or any public right.
Page 199 - To divide, withdraw, or in any manner pay to the stockholders, or any of them, any part of the capital stock of the corporation ; or to reduce such capital stock without the consent of the legislature ; or 3.
Page 96 - In every such case judgment may be rendered upon the right of the defendant, and also upon the right of the party so alleged to be entitled, or only upon the right of the defendant, as justice shall require.
Page 48 - Upon filing the articles of incorporation in the office of the County Clerk of the county in which the principal business of the company is to be transacted, and a copy thereof certified by the County Clerk with the Secretary of State...

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