Law and Practice in Divorce and Other Matrimonial Causes

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Butterworth & Company, 1908 - 512 pages
 

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Page 182 - Comparison of a disputed Writing with any Writing proved to the Satisfaction of the Court to be genuine shall be permitted to be made by Witnesses ; and such Writings, and the Evidence of Witnesses respecting the same, may be submitted to the Court and Jury as Evidence of the Genuineness, or otherwise, of the Writing in dispute.
Page 180 - A witness may be cross-examined as to previous statements made by him in writing, or reduced into writing, relative to the subject-matter of the indictment or proceeding, without such writing being shown to him; but if it is intended to contradict such witness by the writing, his attention must, before such contradictory proof can be given, be called to those parts of the writing which are to be used for the purpose of so contradicting him...
Page 200 - Judge at the trial ^as not asked to leave . to them, unless in the opinion of the Court to which the application is made some substantial wrong or miscarriage has been thereby occasioned in the trial...
Page 310 - In all suits and proceedings, other than proceedings to dissolve any marriage, the said court shall proceed and act and give relief on principles and rules which in the opinion of the said court shall be as nearly as may be conformable to the principles and rules on which the ecclesiastical courts have heretofore acted, В but subject to the provisions herein contained and to the rules and orders under this Act.
Page 160 - ... no witness in any proceeding, whether a party to the suit or not, shall be liable to be asked or bound to answer any question tending to show that he or she has been guilty of adultery, unless such witness shall have already given evidence in the same proceeding in disproof of his or her alleged adultery.
Page 33 - And each of the parties shall say to the other, ' I call upon these persons here present to witness that I AB do take thee CD to be my lawful wedded wife [or husband.] ' Provided also, that there be no lawful impediment to the marriage of such parties.
Page 180 - If a witness, upon cross-examination as to a former statement made by him relative to the subject-matter of the indictment or proceeding, and inconsistent with his present testimony, does not distinctly admit that he has made such statement...
Page 324 - The Court may, if it shall think fit, on any such Decree, order that the Husband shall to the Satisfaction of the Court secure to the Wife such gross Sum of Money, or such annual Sum of Money for any Term not exceeding her own Life, as, having regard to her Fortune (if any), to the Ability of the Husband, and to the Conduct of the Parties, it shall deem reasonable...
Page 311 - ... incestuous adultery, or of bigamy with adultery, or of rape, or of sodomy or bestiality, or of adultery coupled with such cruelty as without adultery would have entitled her to a divorce tt mensd et thoro, or of adultery coupled with desertion, without reasonable excuse, for two years or upwards...
Page 370 - In causes and matters commenced after these Rules come into operation, Solicitors shall be entitled to charge and be allowed the fees set forth in the column headed "Lower Scale" in Appendix N. in all causes and matters, and no higher fees shall be allowed in any case, except such as are by this Order otherwise provided for...

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