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by contractor, not within scope of partnership business
company limited by, nature of, 24, 129.
mode of forming, 145-8. (See COMPANY.)
if wound up, uncalled share capital is made part of assets of
forms of constitution of company limited by guarantee, and
HEIR. (See DEATH.)
liability of as contributory, 173, s. 76, p. 303.
company setting up defence of, 98, note (c).
PERSONS. (See INFANT, MARRIED
INCHOATE COMPANY. (See COMPANY, INCHOATE.)
of transferor by transferee, 84.
of trustee who is registered in respect of shares belonging to
company liable to, for violation of public rights, 99, note (a).
companies to which Acts apply, ss. 2-3 of 25 & 26 Vict.
an individual cannot hold or claim any interest exceeding
society registered under these Acts may be wound up
application of provisions of Friendly Societies Acts, 30 &
transfer of shares to, not void but voidable, and may be
against proceeding with action, execution, &c., after presen-
of register of members, s. 32, p. 263.
of register of mortgages, s. 43, p. 276.
of books of company by inspectors appointed by Board of
by inspector appointed by company, s. 60, p. 289.
of accounts of company in winding up, s. 156, p. 369.
INSURANCE COMPANY, (See LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY.)
excluded from Joint Stock Companies Acts, 1856-7, 22.
may be formed or registered under Act of 1862, ss. 6, 180,
obliged to publish statement of its assets and liabilities,
completely registered under Act of 1844, compelled to
is payable on overdue call, note to s. 102, p. 333.
Court of Chancery has jurisdiction in winding up, & 81,
power of Lord Chancellor of, to make rules, s. 173, p. 383.
JOINT STOCK COMPANIES,
definition of, for purposes of registration in cases of exist-
application of Act of 1862 to companies registered under
JOINT STOCK COMPANIES ARRANGEMENT ACT 1870,
power of Court to sanction compromise between a company
it seems impossible to apply the Act in the case of a life
JUDGE. (See COURT.)
JURISDICTION. (See COURT IN WINDING UP.)
under s. 35, as to rectification of the register, note to s. 35,
superior courts have concurrent jurisdiction with Stan-
under s. 100 to require delivery of company's property,
to appoint and remove liquidator in voluntary winding-up,
as to jurisdiction after registration of return under s. 143,
under s. 160 in relation to compromises, note to s. 160,
of County Court (See COUNTY COURT).
power of companies to hold land, s. 18, p. 254.
charitable and certain other companies cannot hold more
power of industrial societies to hold land and to erect build-
LAPSE OF TIME,
in barring right of shareholder to repudiate shares, 67.
as to, in setting aside contract, 125, note.
LEGAL PROCEEDINGS, under Act of 1862, ss. 65-70
alteration of by company registering under Act, requires
of partners. (See PARTNERSHIP.)
of persons interested in abortive company, 31.
of members of company, s. 38, p. 269, and see p. 155.
nature of, of contributories, s. 75, p. 301. (See CONTRIBU-
of personal representatives. (See EXECUTOR.)
of trustee in respect of shares in his name, note to s. 30,
unlimited, of directors. (See DIRECTORS.)
limitation of in case of past shareholders in companies under
LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANIES,
see Acts in App. III, pp. 743-779.
explanation of Acts, p. 743, and notes to various sections.
rules as to, made by Board of Trade, p. 777.
statement of accounts, &c., to be deposited annually with
statement of life and annuity business, ib., ss. 8, 10.
statements and abstracts of reports to be laid by Board of
forms of statements, ib., schedules.
restrictions on amalgamation of companies, ib., ss. 14, 15.
power of court to reduce contracts, ib., s. 22.
provisions as to winding up where one company has absorbed
rule for valuation of life annuities and policies, ib., s. 5, and sch. 1.
liability, two kinds of, s. 7, p. 246.
observations on, 23, 128.
company. (See COMPANY.)
last word in name of limited company, ss. 8, 9, pp. 246, 247.
publication of name by limited company, s. 41, p. 275.
(See PROVISIONAL LIQUI-
may be appointed by court, provisionally or permanently,
will not be interfered with by appointment of a receiver,
court of appeal will not interfere with discretion of court
as to preference of nominee of petitioner, ib.
may resign or be removed by court; court may fill up
remuneration not to be paid till costs of winding-up are
Style, power, and duties of—
general observations as to, 18, 183.
property of company is not technically vested in them, 183.
may bring actions and suits, execute deeds and do all other
may prove in bankruptcy, draw and accept bills on behalf
may do any other act necessary for winding up affairs of the
are in the position of trustees for the shareholders, note to
costs payable by in certain cases, ib.
may by order of court be empowered to act without its
may, with sanction of the court, appoint a solicitor, s. 97, p. 325.
costs and lien of solicitor, ib., note.
may, with sanction of court, enter into general arrangement
may, with sanction of court, compromise with contributories,
may be punished by court for misapplication of assets,
may, with sanction of court, institute proceedings against
rules of practice as to, Rules 8-19, p. 508.
as to discovery from in winding-up, note to s. 156 p. 369.