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Acts Of Parliament, extension of, to the colonies, 2, 3, 18, 19.
paramount authority of, in colonies, 21.
Administration, Letters of, effect of, in the colonies, 43, 63.
their jurisdiction in the colonies, 91.
not included in original charter of the Bahamas, 94.
seizure at sea by a non-commissioned ship a perquisite of the Admiralty, 93.
jurisdiction of, in cases of piracy, 111; of murder on the high seas, 115;
may have dignity of knight conferred upon them, 329.
may be empowered by colonial legislatures to hold offices of trust, 330.
effects of marriage upon status of, 340.
cannot be released by prerogative of Crown, 186.
question of double allegiance, 324, 337-9.
effect of cession of territory upon, 327, 328.
Anderson's Case, fugitive slave killing person who attempted to arrest him, 373.
in civil cases, 378.
in criminal cases, 378-9.
Bahamas, treasure trove in, the property of the Crown, 161.
charter of, did not entitle the proprietors to Admiralty jurisdiction, 94.
extra-torritorial jurisdiction in, 231.
Benefices, right of presentation to, in Virginia, 42.
duties of governor and bishop of a colony in collating and instituting to, 48.
patronage of, in Prince Edward's Island, 54.
appointment of Suffragan Bishop of Montreal, 50.
jurisdiction of, in the colonies, 52-3, 55-62.
Cape Breton, constitution of, changed, 388.
Cession of territory, whether power to make is part of prerogative of the Crown,
Challenge of jurymen, when to be made, 456, 457.
opinion on the jurisdiction of the Royal Court of Jersey, 343.
surrender of, 383.
status of, in the colonies, 52.
Coleridge, Sir John, his opinion on the case of the Bishop of Natal, 59-6I.
Colonial Judgments, actions brought on, in this country, 34.
Colonial Laws, validity of, 23.
Colonial Legislatures. See Assembly, House Of.
powers of, regulated by Acts of Parliament, 24.
extent of jurisdiction of, 24.
when appointed by authority of the Crown, 28.
cases relating to, 28, 29.
legislatures by authority of Crown, 28.
letters of administration in, 63.
modes and dates of acquisition, 26.
if he refuses, original sentence may be carried out, 463.
where illegal by lex loci, 240, 242.
proceedings by, 214.
Ceown, right of, to lands on Delaware Bay, 119; to woods in province of Maine,
to mines of gold and silver in colonies, 158, 159, 177.
effect of saving clause in Act of Parliament upon rights of, 176.
Deane, Dr., his opinion on the case of the Bishop of Natal, 59-61.
marriage performed by, in colonies, 46.
in cases of divorce, 248.
East Indies, legislative authority in, 30, 31.
ecclesiastical authority in, 62, 63.
chronological precis of events in, 32-34.
power of Crown to vary limits of dioceses in, 63.
jurisdiction over offences committed in, 88.
escheats in, 176-7; mines in, 177.
cession of territory in, 185.
power to establish martial law in, 211.
appeals in criminal cases, 378.
Escheats in the colonies, 156, 157; in the East Indies, 177.
opinions of United States Attorney Generals on subject, 342, 344-366.
treaties of, to be carried into effect by Act of Parliament, 369.
various treaties, 372.
Falkland Islands, Crown empowered to legislate for, 20.
Felons' Goods, what passes by grant of, and what not, 162-3.
Ferry, as to power of Government of Canada to grant exclusive right of, between
that province and the United States, 73.
Foreign Country acquired by subject is vested in Crown, 20.
Foreign Courts acting perversely, 242.
Foreign Enlistment Act, opinion of Law Officers on, 221.
case of the Alabama, 238.
Parliament cannot legislate for, 238.
Girraltar, jurisdiction outside gates of, 224-5.
effect of demise of Crown on, 65, 71, 72, 82.
whether they can vote as councillors, 66.
devolution of authority of, 68, 79.
power of, to revoke assignment of convict, 69; to grant a conditional pardon,
concurrence of council with, necessary in granting leave of absence to public
power of pardon not vested in Superintendent of Honduras, 77.
"governor in council," meaning of, 78.
"governor," meaning of, 81.
power to grant waste lands, 81.
appointment of deputy, 83.
civil liability of, 84, 85.
not liable for act of state, 86; criminal liability of, 86, 88.
void for uncertainty, 151.
by Crown, construction of, 175.
Hareas Corpus, writ of, 436-452.
origin of the Act of, 438.
how writ obtained, 444.
return to writ, 445.
false return, 448.
no return, 451.
where the writ runs, 452.
jurisdiction over offence committed by British subject on board an American
seizure on, by a non-commissioned vessel, 93.
Hudson's Bat Company, its charter petitioned against, 388.
Indemnity, Acts of, 212, 213.
Ionian Repurlic, declaration of war by England did not necessarily involve the
Jamaica, constitution of, abolished, 28.
opinion on the jurisdiction of the Royal Court of, 343.
Eoszta's Case, question of naturalization, 338.
Lands In The Colonies. Right of Crown to lands on Delaware Bay, 119-30.
Statute 15 & 16 Vict. c. 39, to remove doubts as to lands and casual revenues
Lex Loci and Lex Fori, 239-251. Where contract illegal by, 240.
where place of execution different from place where contract made, 243.
statutes creating personal disability, 247.
Limitation Statutes in foreign countries, effect on contracts when sued upon
Magistrates, duty of, in case of riots, 214.
by dissenting minister in colony, 46.
of alien woman with British subject, 329, 340.
opinion of Sir Charles Pratt (Earl Camden) as to grant of a marriage licence,
Marriage Acts not in force in colonies, 19.