The Law Relating to Works of Literature and Art: Embracing the Law of Copyright, the Law Relating to Newspapers, the Law Relating to Contracts Between Authors, Publishers, Printers, &c., and the Law of Libel. With the Statutes Relating Thereto, Forms of Agreements Between Authors, Publishers, &c., and Forms of Pleadings

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Reeves & Turner, 1884 - 840 pages

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Page 657 - issue may give a general verdict of guilty or not guilty upon the whole matter put in issue upon such indictment or information, and shall not be required or directed by the Court or judge, before whom such indictment or information shall be tried, to find the defendant or
Page 487 - a false and unprivileged publication by writing, printing, picture, effigy, or other fixed representation to the eye, which exposes any person to hatred, contempt, ridicule, or obloquy, or which causes him to be shunned or avoided, or which has a tendency to injure him in his occupation.
Page 320 - may be sent by a prepaid letter through the post, and if so sent shall be deemed to have been left, made, or given respectively at the time when the letter containing the same would be delivered in the ordinary course
Page 704 - comparison of a disputed writing with any writing proved to the satisfaction of the judge 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 340 - construed to mean and include " every volume, part or division of a volume, pamphlet, sheet of letterpress, sheet of music, map, chart, or plan separately published," or in holding it to be a "periodical work, or other work published in a series of books or parts,
Page 188 - and consent of her Privy Council, and by virtue of the authority committed to her by an Act passed in the session of Parliament holden in the seventh and eighth years of her reign, intituled ' an Act to amend the Law relating to International Copyright,' doth order, and it is hereby ordered, that from and after the
Page 332 - The Court may, in any proceeding under this section, decide any question that it may be necessary or expedient to decide for the rectification of a register, and may direct an issue to be tried for the decision of any question of fact, and may award damages to the party
Page 667 - whether plaintiffs or defendants, who ought to have been joined, or whose presence before the Court may be necessary, in order to enable the Court effectually and completely to adjudicate upon and settle all the questions involved in the cause or matter, be
Page 666 - sole, and her husband need not be joined with her as plaintiff or defendant .... and any damages or costs recovered by her in any such action or proceeding shall be her separate property ; and any damages or costs recovered against her in any such action or proceeding shall be payable out of her separate property, and not otherwise.
Page 667 - Where a plaintiff is in doubt as to the person from whom he is entitled to redress, he may join two or more defendants to the intent that the question as to which, if any of them, is liable, and to what extent, may be determined as between all parties.()

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