Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of New Brunswick, Volume 5

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Page 303 - The true test of the interest of a witness is that he will either gain or lose by the direct legal operation and effect of the judgment, or that the record will be legal evidence for or against him in some other action.
Page 390 - I have already given, that the rule for a new trial should be made absolute.
Page 404 - AB, as for his costs and charges by him about his suit in that behalf expended...
Page 546 - A court of record is that where the acts and judicial proceedings are (enrolled in parchment for a perpetual memorial and testimony: which rolls are called the records of the court, and are of such high and supereminent authority that their truth is not to be called in question.
Page 652 - That, when any one or more of several persons entitled to any land or rent as co-parceners, joint tenants, or tenants in common, shall have been in possession or receipt of the entirety, or more than his or their undivided share or shares of such land, or of the profits thereof, or of such rent, for his or their own benefit, or for the benefit of any person or persons other than the person or persons entitled to the other share or shares of the same land or rent, such possession or receipt shall...
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Page 33 - ... of law for their redress ? That the Speaker with his mace should be under the necessity of going before a grand jury to prefer a bill of indictment for the insult offered to the House...
Page 51 - And also all such laws and statutes of England as have been at any time esteemed, introduced, used, accepted or received as laws, in this island, shall and are hereby declared to be, and continue, laws of this his majesty's island of Jamaica forever!
Page 237 - ... leave to the defendant to move to enter a nonsuit, if the Court should be of opinion that the refusal by the plaintiffs to pay for the iron delivered amounted to an abandonment of the contract.

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