Cases argued and determined in the Supreme court of Nova Scotia, Volym 4

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Sida 510 - That every Action hereafter to be brought against any Justice of the Peace in Ireland in any of Her Majesty's Superior Courts of Law at Dublin for any Act done by him in the Execution of his Duty as such Justice, with respect to any Matter within his Jurisdiction as such Justice...
Sida 466 - Company; and in no case shall it be necessary to have the seal of the Company affixed to any such contract, agreement, engagement, bargain, bill of exchange, promissory note or cheque, or to prove that the same was made, drawn, accepted or endorsed, as the case may be, in pursuance of any by-law or special vote or order...
Sida 200 - Bankruptcies," the Defendant meaning thereby that the Plaintiff had proved and was in the habit of proving fictitious Debts against the Estates of Bankrupts, with the Knowledge that such Debts were fictitious.
Sida 509 - For the first offence he shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding fifty pounds, or to imprisonment with or without hard labour fora term not exceeding one month...
Sida 98 - Insurance Company shall be answerable only for so much as the amount of such prior insurance may be deficient towards fully covering the property hereby insured.
Sida 427 - In existence, or which do not belong to the grantor, at the time of the execution of the deed, Is void, unless the grantor ratify the grant by some act done by him with that view, after he has acquired the...
Sida 526 - I grant the risk that such a defence may be set up without ground; and I agree that a jury should therefore always look on such a defence with suspicion: but if it be proved that in fact the paper was signed with the express intention that it should not be an agreement, the other party can not fix it as an agreement upon those so signing. The distinction in point of law is that evidence to vary the terms of an agreement in writing is not admissible, but evidence to show that there is not an agreement...
Sida 80 - Province of Quebec." and in Amendment thereof. Be it Enacted and Ordained by His Excellency the Governor, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Legislative Council of the Province of Quebec, and by the Authority of the same it is hereby Enacted, That an Ordinance made in the Seventeenth year of His Majesty's Reign, intituled. " An Ordinance to regulate the Pro...
Sida 47 - But here it is found that the necessity of so doing arose from sea water shipped during the course of the voyage; and that the commodity was in such a state, that it could not be suffered to remain on board consistently with the health of the crew. In consequence of this necessity, therefore, the commodity was annihilated, by being thrown overboard.
Sida 209 - But it has been the course for a long time for a judge, in cases of libel, as in other cases of a criminal nature, first to give a legal definition of the offence, and then to leave it to the jury to say whether the facts necessary to constitute that offence are proved to their satisfaction ; and that, whether the libel is the subject of a criminal prosecution, or civil action.

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