A Compendious View of the Civil Law: And of the Law of the Admiralty, Being the Substance of a Course of Lectures Read in the University of Dublin, Volume 2

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J. Butterworth, 1802 - Admiralty

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Page 512 - Parliament of the United Kingdom to require; provided that all writs of error and appeals depending at the time of the union or hereafter to be brought, and which might now be finally decided by the House of Lords of either kingdom, shall from and after the union be finally decided by the House of Lords of the United Kingdom; and...
Page 512 - ... may appear to the Parliament of the United Kingdom to require ; provided, that all writs of error and appeals, depending at the time of the Union, or hereafter to be brought, and which might now be finally decided by the House of Lords of either kingdom, shall from and after the Union be finally decided by the House of Lords of the United Kingdom...
Page 74 - And also, as the courts of common law have obtained a concurrent jurisdiction with the Court of Chivalry with regard to foreign contracts, by supposing them made in England; so, it is no uncommon thing for a plaintiff to feign that a contract really made at sea was made at the Royal Exchange, or other inland place, in order to draw the cognizance of the suit from the courts of admiralty to those of Westminster Hall.
Page 512 - That it be the eighth article of union, that all laws in force at the time of the union, and all the courts of civil and ecclesiastical jurisdiction within the respective kingdoms, shall remain as now by law established within the same, subject only to such alterations and regulations from time to time as circumstances may appear to the parliament of the united kingdom to require...
Page 320 - ... inconsistent with amity or neutrality ; and if they consent to accept this pledge, no third party has a right to quarrel with it any more than with any other pledge which they may agree mutually to accept. But surely no sovereign can legally compel the acceptance of such a security by mere force.
Page 267 - Majefty's fubjedts, fhall be adjudged to be reftored, and fhall be by decree of the faid court of admiralty accordingly reftored to fuch former owner or owners or proprietors, he or they paying for and in lieu of falvage, if...
Page 512 - ... delegates in his court of chancery in that part of the united kingdom called Ireland; and that all laws at present in force in either kingdom, which shall be contrary to any of the provisions which may be enacted by any act for carrying these articles into effect, be from and after the Union repealed.
Page 311 - If I lay siege to a place, or only form the blockade. I have a right to hinder any one from entering, and to treat as an enemy whoever attempts to enter the place, or carry any thing to the besieged, without my leave.
Page 323 - Particular treaties too have inverted the rule of the law of nations, and by agreement declared the goods of a friend on board the ship of an enemy to be prize...

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