Lectures on Conveyancing, 1. köide
Bell & Bradfute, 1867 - 1287 pages
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Page 396 - In the case of a company limited by shares, no contribution shall be required from any member exceeding the amount (if any) unpaid on the shares in respect of which he is liable as a present or past member...
Page 400 - If the company does not commence its business within a year from its incorporation, or suspends its business for a whole year...
Page 396 - ... (1.) No past member shall be liable to contribute to the assets of the company if he has ceased to be a member...
Page 401 - Association that the company is to be dissolved, and the company in general meeting has passed a resolution requiring the company to be wound up voluntarily : 2.
Page 401 - Where any company is being wound up by the Court or subject to the supervision of the Court, all dispositions of the property, effects, and things in action of the company, and every transfer of shares, or alteration in the status of the members of the company made between the commencement of the winding up and the order for winding up, shall, unless the Court otherwise orders, be void.
Page 86 - Every will and other testamentary instrument made out of the United Kingdom by a British subject (whatever may be the domicile of such person at the time of making the same or at the time of his or her death) shall as regards personal estate be held to be well executed for the purpose of being admitted in England and Ireland to probate, and in.
Page 402 - ... to have been made or done by way of undue or fraudulent preference of the creditors of such trader, shall, if made or done by or against any company, be deemed, in the event of such company being wound up under this Act, to have been made or done by way of undue or fraudulent preference of the creditors of such company...
Page 401 - Whenever the company has passed an extraordinary resolution to the effect that it has been proved to their satisfaction that the company cannot by reason of its liabilities continue its business and that it is advisable to wind up the same...
Page 25 - The method of the Saxons was for such as could write to subscribe their names, and, whether they could write or not, to affix the sign of the cross : which custom our illiterate vulgar do, for the most part, to this day keep up ; by signing a cross for their mark, when unable to write their names.
Page 400 - Act may, by instrument in writing under its common seal, empower any person, either generally or in respect of any specified matters, as its attorney, to execute deeds on its behalf in any place not situate in the United Kingdom ; and every deed signed by such attorney, on behalf of the company, and under his seal, shall be binding on the company, and have the same effect as if it were under the common seal of the company.