The Acts of the Parliament of Queensland

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Government Printer., 1893 - Session laws

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Page 3 - In the construction and for the purposes of this Act (if not inconsistent with the context or subject matter) the following terms shall have the respective meanings hereinafter assigned to them ; that is to say,
Page 8 - ... order that a meeting of such creditors or class of creditors shall be summoned in such manner as the Court shall direct ; and if a majority in number representing three-fourths in value of such creditors or class of creditors present, either in person or by proxy at such meeting shall agree to any arrangement or compromise, such arrangement or compromise shall, if sanctioned by an order of the Court, be binding on all such creditors or class of creditors, as the case may be, and also on the liquidator...
Page 5 - Court, to be kept in penal servitude for life, or for any term not less than three years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding two years with or without hard labour, and with or without solitary confinement.
Page 8 - Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows : Short Title. 1. This Act may be cited as the " Elementary Education (Orders) Act, 1874.
Page ccxxv - A person receiving by way of annuity or otherwise a portion of the profits of a business in consideration of the sale by him of the good-will of the business is not by reason only of such receipt a partner in the business or liable as such.
Page 1 - Justices may hear and determine the Matter in a summary Way, and may adjust and declare the Balance owing by such Officer; and if it appear, either upon Confession of such Officer or upon Evidence, or upon Inspection of the Account, that any...
Page 1 - ... to receive the same, all papers and writings, property, effects, matters, and things in his possession or power, relating to the execution of this...
Page 13 - Act or by any agreement with the local authority, such expenses may be recovered, together with interest at a rate not exceeding five pounds per centum per annum, from the date of service of a demand for the same till payment thereof, from...
Page 8 - ... it shall be lawful for the Court, in addition to any other of its powers, on the application in a summary way of any creditor or the liquidator, to order that a meeting of such creditors or class of creditors shall be summoned in such manner as the Court shall direct...

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