The Law of Charitable Bequests: With an Account of the Mortmain and Charitable Uses Act, 1888

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W. Clowes and sons, 1888 - Charity laws and legislation - 622 pages

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Page 385 - And be it further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without being specially pleaded.
Page 563 - Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that schedule : Provided that this repeal shall not take effect in any part of His Majesty's dominions until this Act comes into operation in that part.
Page 570 - Majesty that it may be enacted ; and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That from and after the Twenty-fourth Day of June One thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven, if any Engraver, Etcher, Printseller.
Page 336 - ... that from and after the 24th day of June, 1 736, no manors, lands, tenements, rents, advowsons, or other hereditaments, corporeal or incorporeal whatsoever, nor any sum or sums of money, goods, chattels, stocks in the public funds, securities for money, or any other personal estate whatsoever, to be laid out or disposed of in the purchase of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments...
Page 301 - I mean stock to remain in this country, to the United States of America, to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
Page 558 - Elementary Education Act, 1870 (33 and 34 Viet., c. 75), provides as follows: — Section 3. The term " elementary school " means a school or department of a school at which elementary education is the principal part of the education there given...
Page 570 - ... any Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, or of any Stock, Money, Goods, Chattels, or other Personal Estate, or Securities for Money, to be laid out or disposed of in the Purchase of any Lands, Tenements, or...
Page 569 - The provisions and object of this enactment cannot be otherwise expressed than by stating the first section at full length : — " Whereas gifte or alienations of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, in mortmain, are prohibited or restrained by Magna Charta and divers other wholesome laws, as prejudicial to and against the common utility ; nevertheless this public mischief has of late greatly increased by many large and improvident alienations or dispositions made by languishing or dying persons,...
Page 569 - Funds), be and be made by Deed indented, sealed and delivered in the Presence of Two or more credible Witnesses Twelve Calendar Months at least before the death of such Donor or Grantor (including the Days of the Execution and Death), and be enrolled in His Majesty's High Court of Chancery within Six Calendar Months next after the Execution thereof...
Page 569 - ... conveyed or settled to or upon any person or persons, bodies politic or corporate, or otherwise, for any estate or interest whatsoever, or any ways charged or incumbered by any person or persons whatsoever, in trust, or for the benefit of any charitable uses whatsoever...

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