The Law Times Reports: Containing All the Cases Argued and Determined in the House of Lords, [etc.[ ; Together with a Selection of Cases of Universal Application Decided in the Superior Courts in Ireland and in Scotland, Volume 69

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Page 209 - ... claim may be defeated in any other way by which the same is now liable to be defeated...
Page 221 - ... diseased or unsound or unwholesome or unfit for the food of man, he may seize and carry away the same himself, or by an assistant, in order to have the same dealt with by a justice.
Page 120 - Where a lessor is proceeding, by action or otherwise, to enforce such a right of re-entry or forfeiture, the lessee may, in the lessor's action, if any, or in any action brought by himself, apply to the Court for relief...
Page 15 - I think the proper course is, in the first instance, to examine the language of the statute, and to ask what is its natural meaning, uninfluenced by any considerations derived from the previous state of the law, and not to start with inquiring how the law previously stood, and then, assuming that it was probably intended to leave it unaltered, to see if the words of the enactment will bear an interpretation in conformity with this view.
Page 9 - means any drain of and used for the drainage of one building only, or premises within the same curtilage, and made merely for the purpose of communicating therefrom with a cesspool or other like receptacle for drainage, or with a sewer into which the drainage of two or more buildings or premises occupied by different persons is conveyed." " ' Sewer ' includes sewers and drains of every description, except drains to which the word
Page 208 - ... if, whatever a man's real intention may be, he so conducts himself that a reasonable man would take the representation to be true, and believe that it was meant that he should act upon it, and did act upon it as true, the party making the representation would be equally precluded from contesting its truth...
Page 209 - That when the access and use of light to and for any dwelling-house, workshop, or other building, shall have been actually enjoyed therewith for the full period of twenty years without interruption, the right thereto shall be deemed absolute and indefeasible...
Page 16 - The rules of the common law, including the law merchant, save in so far as they are inconsistent with the express provisions of this Act...
Page 296 - The advance of money by way of loan to a person engaged or about to engage in any trade or undertaking upon a contract in writing with such person that the lender shall receive a rate of interest varying with the profits, or shall receive a share of the profits arising from carrying on such trade or undertaking, shall not, of itself, constitute the lender a partner with the person or the persons carrying on such trade or undertaking, or render him responsible as such.
Page lxxvi - ... agent acting for him, of the goods or documents of title under any sale, pledge or other disposition thereof to any person receiving the same in good faith and without notice of the previous sale shall have the same effect as if the person making the delivery or transfer were expressly authorized by the owner of the goods to make the same.

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