The New Law Reports, 14. köide

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Department of Government Printing, 1912
"Containing cases decided in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) by the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal." (varies)

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Page 504 - Whoever, having a husband or wife living, marries in any case in which such marriage is void by reason of its taking place during the life of such husband or wife, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to a fine.
Page 506 - thus declined to exercise jurisdiction over marriages which do not fulfil the essential condition of being " an union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others,
Page 505 - marriage' is meant in these rules marriage as understood in Christendom," ie," the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others." " Hence,
Page 469 - is hereinbefore required to be executed, or by the burning, tearing, or otherwise destroying the same by the testator or testatrix, or by some person in his or her presence, and by his or her direction,
Page 320 - Lordships will humbly advise His Majesty that this appeal should be allowed, and the decree of the Supreme Court set aside, and that of the District Court restored, with costs to the appellant here and in the Courts below.
Page 469 - or codicil executed in manner hereinbefore required, or by some writing declaring an intention to revoke the same, and executed in the manner in which a will,
Page 266 - held that damage to goods and injury to the person, although they have been occasioned by one and the same wrongful act, are infringements of different rights, and give rise to distinct causes of action ; and, therefore, the recovery in an action of compensation for the damage to
Page 434 - a Municipal Council to make by-laws for regulating and governing a trade does not, in the absence of an express power of prohibition, authorize the making it unlawful to carry on a lawful trade in a lawful manner. That
Page 350 - to his real property. For the right of meum and tuum or property in lands being once established, it follows as a necessary consequence that this right must be exclusive ; that is, that the owner may retain to himself the sole use and occupation of his
Page 398 - act done by an agent in the course of his employment on behalf of the principal and within the apparent scope of his authority binds the principal, unless the agent is in fact unauthorized to do the particular act, and the person dealing with him has notice that in doing such

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