The Victorian Law Reports, Volume 2

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Published under the direction of the Council of Law Reporting by Charles F. Maxwell, 1877 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 68 - If the person sought to be taxed comes within the letter of the law, he must be taxed, however great the hardship may appear to the judicial mind to be. On the other hand, if the Crown, seeking to recover the tax, can not bring the subject within the letter of the law, the subject is free, however apparently within the spirit of the law the case might otherwise appear to be.
Page 22 - Administrator has then Notice, and shall not be liable for the Assets or any Part thereof so distributed to any Person of whose Claim such...
Page 144 - ... rate shall be considered to have been made at the time when he first received notice of the amendment...
Page 116 - In case any such judgment, decree. order or sentence shall be given or pronounced for or in respect of any sum or matter at issue above the amount or valu'e of three hundred pounds sterling, or in case such judgment, decree, order, or sentence shall involve directly or indirectly any claim, demand, or question to or respecting property or any civil right amounting to or of the value of three hundred pounds...
Page 234 - This doctrine," observed the lord chancellor, "as to purchases by trustees, assignees, and persons having a confidential character, stands much more upon general principle than upon the circumstances of any Individual case. It rests upon this, that the purchase is not permitted in any case, however honest the circumstances; the general Interests of Justice requiring it to be destroyed in every instance, as no court is equal to the examination and ascertainment of the truth in much the greater number...
Page 10 - ... and the money of which I shall be possessed at my death, PAY my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts, and the legacies bequeathed ,, , , t by this my will, or any codicil hereto...
Page 112 - ... his private conduct. I can understand that you have a right to comment on the public acts of a minister, upon the public acts of a general, upon the public judgments of a judge, upon the public skill of an actor ; I can understand that ; but I do not know where the limit can be drawn distinctly between where the...
Page 129 - ... or of executing such process (as the case may be), and after the expiration of such seven days are in the possession or apparent possession of the person making such bill of sale (or of any person against whom the process has issued under or in the execution of which such bill has been made or given, as the case may be).
Page 24 - CD, his executors, administrators, or assigns, interest for the said sum of , or for so much thereof as shall for the time being remain unpaid, at the rate of per cent, per annum, by equal half-yearly payments, on the day of in.
Page 165 - ... a certificate containing the substance and effect only (omitting the formal part) of the indictment and conviction for such offence, purporting to be signed by the clerk of the Court, or other officer having the custody of the records of the Court where the offender was convicted, or by the deputy of such clerk or officer...

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