A Treatise on the Law of Joint Stock Companies: Comprising the Companies Acts, 1862 to 1880, with the Rules and Orders, and Practical Forms for the Use of Companies
W. Clowes, 1883 - 451 pages
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Page 317 - Any notice, if served by post, shall be deemed to have been served at the time when the letter containing the same would be delivered in the ordinary course of the post...
Page 225 - Association contracted before the time at which he ceases to be a member, and of the costs, charges, and expenses of winding up the same, and for the adjustment of the rights...
Page 317 - The objects for which the company is established are " the facilitating travelling in the Highlands of Scotland, by providing hotels aud conveyances by sea and by land for the accommodation of travellers, and the doing all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above object.
Page 316 - Act, and to such regulations, being not inconsistent with the aforesaid regulations or provisions, as may be prescribed by the Company in general meeting ; but no regulation made by the Company in general meeting shall invalidate any prior Act of the directors which would have been valid if such regulation had not been made.
Page 312 - We, the several persons whose names and addresses are subscribed, are desirous of being formed into a company, in pursuance of this memorandum of association, and we respectively agree to take the number of shares in the capital of the company set opposite our respective names.
Page 266 - Member, and of the costs, charges, and expenses of winding up the same, and for the adjustment of the rights of the contributories amongst themselves...
Page 147 - ... and as to the valuation of annuities and future and contingent liabilities respectively as may be in force for the time being under the Law of Bankruptcy with respect to...
Page 276 - Act destroys, mutilates, alters, or falsifies any books, papers, writings, or securities, or makes or is privy to the making of...
Page 29 - Every share in any company shall be deemed and taken to have been issued and to be held subject to the payment of the whole amount thereof in cash...
Page 153 - Upon a review of the authorities, we are clearly of opinion . . . that, to entitle a party called as a witness to the privilege of silence, the Court must see, from the circumstances of the case and the nature of the evidence which the witness is called to give, that there is reasonable ground to apprehend danger to the witness from his being compelled to answer.