The Bills of Sale Act, 1878: With Precedents; and an Epitome of the Law

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Waterlow bros., 1870 - 119 pages

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Page 16 - India warrants ; warehouse-keepers' certificates ; warrants or orders for the delivery of goods, or any other documents used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorizing or purporting to authorize, either by endorsement or by delivery, the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented...
Page 24 - Act, in which premises, room, or place, or within the close or curtilage or precincts of which premises, any manual labour is exercised by way of trade or for purposes of gain in or incidental to the following purposes or any of them; that is to say...
Page 49 - All goods being, at the commencement of the bankruptcy, in the possession, order or disposition of the bankrupt, in his trade or business, by the consent and permission of the true owner, under such circumstances that he is the reputed owner thereof...
Page 2 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandise, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part...
Page 58 - ... so far as regards the property in or right to the possession of any chattels comprised in such bill of sale...
Page 60 - ... transfers of goods in the ordinary course of business of any trade or calling, bills of sale of goods in foreign parts or at sea, bills of lading, India warrants, warehouse-keepers...
Page 60 - ... nor choses in action, nor any stock or produce upon any farm or lands which by virtue of any covenant or agreement or of the custom of the country ought not to be removed from any farm where the same are at the time of making or giving of such bill of sale...
Page 63 - ... shall be deemed to be a bill of sale, within the meaning , of this Act...
Page 28 - Creditors or of executing such Process (as the Case may be), and after the Expiration of the said Period of Twenty-one Days, shall be in the Possession or apparent Possession of the Person making such Bill of Sale...
Page 61 - Act, 1878. 2. This Act shall come into operation on the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine, which day is in this Act referred to as the commencement of this Act.

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