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The plain figures refer to the pages of the work.
The sections referred to are those of the Companies Act 1862, unless
The rules referred to are the Rules of Court of November, 1862,
ABANDONMENT OF RAILWAY.
warrant of Board of Trade for, 403.
a winding up petition cannot be presented without
treated as incomplete partnerships, 7, 31--33.
consequently neither subscribers nor promoters liable as
managing committee not liable as a body, but only in respect
suggestion to make provision for expenses in subscriber's
of company, inspection of, s. 58, p. 288; s. 156, p. 369.
penalty on falsification of books, s. 166, p. 379.
regulations of Table A. respecting, arts. 78-82, pp. 438,
statement of, by limited banking companies, insurance com-
observations on provisions as to accounts, pp. 144-145.
by shareholder in forfeiture of his shares, 78.
by company in arrangement relieving members of shares, 79.
company, however, will be bound, if contract has been
the dealings of the company may also justify the court in
hardship may be so great that equity will not assist company
classification of cases respecting repudiation of contracts by
ACTION. (See SUITS.)
none at common law by partner in respect of partnership
hence calls incapable of being enforced by action in an un-
security for costs in actions brought by limited companies,
against member for calls or money due in character of
power of court to stay actions against company after pre-
actions against company absolutely stayed after order for
but the court may give leave to proceed, ib.
by assignee in his own name for anything in action belong-
executions, &c., put in force after commencement of winding-
lessor not deprived by this section of his right to distrain for
continuation of actions and suits existing at registration of
actions against contributories of company registered under
actions against unregistered company or members thereof
ACTS OF PARLIAMENT.
necessity for legislation on Joint Stock Companies, arising
history of legislation on Joint Stock Companies, previously
account of Joint Stock Companies Act of 1856, 16; and
general account of the Companies Act 1862, 21-25.
a. Part 1. "Formation of Companies," 128-150.
b. Part 2. "Capital and Liability of Members," 151-157.
d. Part 4. Winding up of Companies," 172-194.
e. Part 5."Registration Office," 195-196.
f. Parts 6 and 7. “ Application of Act to existing Com-
g. Parts 8 and 9." Winding up of unregistered Companies"
observations on the Companies Act 1867, 210--223.
The Companies Act 1867, with notes, 475-502.
b. Act, App. III., pp. 720-721
The Industrial and Provident Societies Acts, with notes,
Sale and purchase of Bank Shares Act, p. 742.
Banking Acts, see "BANKING ACTS."
ADMINISTRATION OF ASSETS. (See SET-OFF IN
the assets are to be distributed pari passu amongst the
a creditor who delays to prove cannot disturb previous
servants are not entitled to priority of payment of wages,
ADMINISTRATOR. (See DEATH, EXECUTOR.)
ADMISSION OF DOCUMENTS,
in winding up, Rule 54, p. 519.
(See WINDING UP.)
of winding-up petition, Rule 2, p. 505; and see Rule 53
AFFIDAVITS. (See WINDING UP.) s. 128, p. 349.
AGENCY, IN RELATION TO PARTNERSHIPS AND UNINCORPORATE
incident of complete as distinguished from conditional part-
hence unlimited liability of members of unincorporate com-
AGENCY, IN RELATION TO CORPORATE COMPANIES.
directors agents and not trustees for company, 107, note (b),
their agency is particular, that is, controlled by the regula-
difficulties arising from this doctrine in the case of contracts
if power exist in company, directions as to mode of executing
company may ratify acts within the power of the company,
the power of altering the regulations of the company by
hence it would seem that a shareholder in a company under