Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and References to Kindred Cases and Authorities, Volume 15

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Page 327 - It shall be lawful for one or more persons, acting on their own behalf or on behalf of a trade union or of an individual employer or firm in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute, to attend at or near a house or place where a person resides or works or carries on business or happens to be, if they so attend merely for the purpose of peacefully obtaining or communicating information or of peacefully persuading any person to work or abstain from working.
Page 221 - ... or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing...
Page 625 - ... meeting from time to time and from place to place, but no business shall be transacted at any adjourned meeting other than the business left unfinished at the meeting from which the adjournment took place.
Page 403 - ... in the order and disposition of the bankrupt, with the consent of the true owner, and that the title to the goods vested in the trustees, is admissible under a plea of not possessed^).
Page 304 - As a general rule, in order to found a suit in England for a wrong alleged to have been committed abroad, two conditions must be fulfilled. First, the wrong must be of such a character that it would have been actionable if committed in England...
Page 311 - Formerly it was held that if there was what is called a scintilla of evidence in support of a case the judge was bound to leave it to the jury, but recent decisions of high authority have established a more reasonable rule, that in every case, before the evidence is left to the jury, there is a preliminary question for the judge, not whether there is literally no evidence, but whether there is any upon which a jury could properly proceed to find a verdict for the party producing it, upon whom the...
Page 152 - Queen, in contempt of our said Lady the Queen and her laws, to the evil example of all others in like case offending, and against the peace of our Lady the Queen, her Crown and dignity.
Page 541 - The company may decline to register any transfer of shares made by a member who is indebted to them.
Page 414 - Any contract which if made between private persons would be by law required to be in writing, and signed by the parties to be charged therewith, may be made on behalf of the company in writing signed by any person acting under the express or implied authority of the company...
Page 509 - Wainhouse should become bankrupt, or execute an assignment of his estate for the benefit of his creditors, or take the benefit of the Act for the relief of Insolvent Debtors...

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