The Law Reports: Appeal cases before the House of Lords (English, Irish, and Scotch) and the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Հատոր 1

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Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales, 1876

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Էջ 485 - Company to be regulated by the English law because the contract is made by their agents in London, or are the contracts to vary according to the domicil of the subscriber to the loan? If the French Government should negotiate a loan on certain specified terms, whether negotiated in Brussels, in London, or in Paris, the same law must regulate the whole, and that law is the law of France, as much as if it had been expressly notified in the articles that the French law would be that by which the contract...
Էջ 696 - London, (the act of God, the queen's enemies, fire, and all and every other dangers and accidents of the seas, rivers, and navigation, of whatever nature and kind soever, excepted,) unto order or to assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods at 51.
Էջ 258 - I look on the law to be that, if a party enters into an arrangement which can only take effect by the continuance of a certain existing state of circumstances, there is an implied engagement on his part that he shall do nothing of his own motion to put an end to that state of circumstances, under which alone the arrangement can be operative.
Էջ 732 - But there is another proposition equally well established, and it is a qualification upon the first, namely, that though the plaintiff may have been guilty of negligence, and although that negligence may, in fact, have contributed to the accident, yet if the defendant could in the result, by the exercise of ordinary care and diligence, have avoided the mischief which happened, the plaintiff's negligence will not excuse him.
Էջ 166 - And whereas it is expedient to secure to the poorer class of travellers the means of travelling by railway at moderate fares, and in carriages in which they may be protected from the weather...
Էջ 666 - But the rights of a riparian proprietor, so far as they relate to any natural stream, exist jure naturae, because his land has, by nature, the advantage of being washed by the stream; and if the facts of nature constitute the foundation of the right, I am unable to see why the law should not recognize and follow . the course of nature in every part of the same stream.
Էջ 696 - Ship called the whereof is Master for this present Voyage and now riding at Anchor in the and bound for to say being marked and numbered as in the Margin, and are to be delivered...
Էջ 607 - Sept. 1849. I confine myself entirely to the Act upon which the whole question turns, and, looking at that alone it seems to me to be perfectly clear that not by implication only, but by the most express language, it prevents a rate for the repayment of the loan by the commissioners being made after twenty years from the time when the money was advanced.
Էջ 321 - English ship certain packages of tea were " to be delivered from the ship's deck, where the ship's responsibility shall cease, at the port of Montreal "***•• unto the Grand Trunk Railway Company, and by them to be forwarded thence per railway to the station nearest to Toronto, and at the aforesaid station delivered to the consignees or to their assigns.
Էջ 420 - In the case also cited at the Bar of Jones v. Cliapman (2), it is accurately stated by Mr. Justice Mavle, that " as soon as a person is entitled to possession and enters in the assertion of that possession, or, which is exactly the same thing, any other person enters by command of that lawful owner so entitled to possession, the law immediately vests the actual possession in the person who has so entered. If there are two persons in a field, each asserting that the field is his, and each doing some...

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