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THE

LEGAL OBSERVER,

AND

SOLICITORS' JOURNAL.

PUBLISHED WEEKLY.

MAY, 1855, TO OCTOBER, 1855,

INCLUSIVE

"Still attorneyed at your service.”

SHAKESPEARE.

VOL. L.

LONDON: :

PUBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETORS,
BY WM. MAXWELL (LATE ALEXANDER MAXWELL AND SON),

32, BELL YARD, LINCOLN'S INN.
SOLD BY SHERWOOD AND CO., PATERNOSTER ROW ;
ADAN AND CHARLES BLACK, EDINBURGH;

AND HODGES AND SMITH, DUBLIN.

1855.

59,532

LAW DEPARTMENT,
Lene M. VNIVERS!??

LONDON:
PRINTED BY G, J, PALMER, SAVOY STREET, STRAND.

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Real Property, Common Law, and Chancery Com.

missions, 159

Mercantile Law, S64, 382, 400, 420

Salaries of Judges and officers, 488

NOTES ON RECENT STATUTES.

Equity Jurisdiction Improvement Act, 84

Common Law Procedure Act, 1852, 67, 126, 349

Common Law Procedure Act, 1854, 162, 267,

465

NEW BILLS IN PARLIAMENT.

Personal Estates of Intestates, 28

Testamentary Jurisdiction, 29, 54

Infants' Marriage Settlements, S4

Alteration in Pleadings, 47

Leases and Sales of Settled Estates, 47

Administration of Oaths Abroad, 49

Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes, 57,90,

242

Law of Mortmain, 64

Executor and Trustee, 77, 94, 168

Bills of Lading, 77

Limited Liability, 95, 193, 273

Law of Partnership Amendment, 97

Justices of the Peace Qualification, 120

County Palatine of Lancaster Trials, 123

Acts of Parliament Amendment, 124

Cinque Ports, 140

Assizes and Sessions, 177

Powers under Improvement Acts Regulation,

203

Costs of Proceedings in Crown Suits, 219

LAW REFORM AND SUGGESTED IM-

PROVEMENTS.

State and progress of, 1, 41, 55, 93, 175 293,

355, 375, 493

New Courts of Law, 26, 304

County Courts extension, 73

Statute law commission, 78, 81, 229

Saturday half-boliday, 86, 103, 209, 387, 370

Law reporting, 103

Legal and general examination, 141

Copyhold enfranchisement, 350, 370, 391, 407,

411, 445, 465

Court of Chancery, 370, 466

Proposed International Council, 402

Suggestions of attorneys and solicitors, 476

NEW RULES AND ORDERS.

House of Lords, 36

Chancery, 36, 205

Common law, 209, 268, 351

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