Acts of Parliament Relating to Sheriff Court Practice: With Illustrations from Decisions of the Supreme Courts, and Occasional Notes : Also an Appendix, Containing Recent Statutes and Acts of Sederunt, Including the Act of Sederunt with Relative Forms Under the Employers and Workmen Act, 1875

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Bell & Bradfute, 1876 - Forms (Law) - 279 pages
 

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Page 133 - ... shall extend to a Body Politic, Corporate, or Collegiate, as well as an Individual ; and every Word importing the Singular Number only shall extend and be applied to several Persons or Things as well as one Person or Thing ; and every Word importing the...
Page 124 - Act to the next Circuit Court of Justiciary, or where there are no Circuit Courts to the High Court of Justiciary at Edinburgh...
Page 133 - ... and every word importing the singular number only shall extend and be applied to several persons or things as well as one person or thing ; and every word importing the masculine gender only shall extend and be applied to a female as well as a male.
Page 75 - ... and her husband shall not be liable in respect of any engagement or contract she may have entered into, or for any wrongful act or omission by her...
Page 198 - Where in Ireland relief is given under the provisions of the Acts relating to the relief of the destitute poor to the husband of any woman having separate property, the cost price of such relief is hereby declared to be a loan from the guardians of the union in which the same shall be given, and shall be recoverable from such woman as if she were a feme sole by...
Page 196 - means the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled, " An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales with respect to summary convictions and orders," inclusive of any Acts amending the same.
Page 200 - Court, when hearing and determining an information or complaint under this Act, shall be constituted either of two or more justices of the peace in petty sessions, sitting at a place appointed for holding petty session, or of some magistrate or officer sitting alone or with others at some court or other place appointed for the administration of justice...
Page 71 - ... if satisfied of the fact of such desertion, and that the same was without reasonable cause, and that the wife is maintaining herself by her own industry or property, may make and give to the wife an order protecting her earnings and property acquired since the commencement of such desertion...
Page 242 - Provided that no-witness in any proceeding, whether a party to the suit or not, shall be liable to be asked, or bound to answer any question tending to show that he or she has been guilty of adultery, unless such witness shall have already given evidence in the same proceeding in disproof of his or her alleged adultery...
Page 84 - Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that the words and expressions hereinafter mentioned, which in their ordinary signification have a more confined or a different meaning, shall in this Act, except where the nature of the provision or the context of the Act shall exclude such construction, be interpreted as follows ; (that is to say), the word

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