Handbook of Commercial and General Information for Ceylon
H.R. Cottle, government printer, Ceylon, 1922 - 260 pages
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Page 158 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner hereinafter mentioned ; (that is to say), it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction...
Page 160 - ... be actually made, procured, or provided, or fit or ready for delivery, or some act may be requisite for the making or completing thereof, or rendering the same fit for delivery...
Page 158 - ... debts) shall be thereby given or made, such devise, legacy, estate, interest, gift or appointment shall, so far only as concerns such person attesting the execution of such will, or the wife or husband of such person, or any person claiming under such person, or wife or husband, be utterly null and void...
Page 85 - Measure 144 square inches = 1 square foot 9 square feet = 1 square yard 30J square yards = 1 square rod 160 square rods = 1 acre 640 acres = 1 square mile Cubic Measure 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard 128 cubic feet...
Page 158 - That if any Person who shall attest the Execution of a Will shall at the Time of the Execution thereof or at any Time afterwards be incompetent to be admitted a Witness to prove the Execution thereof, such Will shall not on that Account be invalid.
Page 158 - Estate shall be charged with any Debt or Debts, and any Creditor, or the Wife or Husband of any Creditor, whose Debt is so charged, shall attest the Execution of such Will, such Creditor notwithstanding such Charge shall be admitted a Witness to prove the Execution of such Will, or to prove the Validity or Invalidity thereof.
Page 158 - ... shall be in writing and executed in manner hereinafter mentioned; (that is to say), it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction ; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation shall be necessary.
Page 158 - Directions for the Payment of any Debt or Debts), shall be thereby given or made, such Devise, Legacy, Estate, Interest, Gift, or Appointment shall, so far only as concerns such Person attesting 'the Execution of such Will, or the Wife or Husband of such Person, or any Person claiming under such Person or Wife or Husband, be utterly null and void...
Page 142 - That on demand made by or on behalf of the prosecutor, he gave all the information in his power with respect to the persons from whom he obtained such goods or things ; or (c) That otherwise he had acted innocently ; be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance.
Page 142 - A written signature, or copy of a written signature, of the individual or firm applying for registration thereof as a trade mark : or (c.) A distinctive device, mark, brand, heading, label, ticket, or fancy word or words not in common use.