Laws of the Turks and Caicos Islands: Comprising the Imperial Statutes, Acts of the General Assembly of the Bahama Islands, Extended to this Presidency, and Ordinances Enacted by the Legislative Council of the Same, in Force at the Date of the Publication of this Work
Saunders, Otley, 1862 - 616 pages
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Page 594 - That every such Action shall be for the Benefit of the Wife, Husband, Parent, and Child of the Person whose Death shall have been so caused...
Page 567 - December, 1833, no person shall make an entry or distress, or bring an action, to recover any land or rent, but within twenty years next after the time at which the right to make such entry or distress, or to bring such action, shall have first accrued to some person through whom he claims...
Page 555 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject" is and stands limited to the Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover, and the Heirs of Her Body being Protestants, hereby utterly renouncing and abjuring any obedience or Allegiance unto any other Person claiming or pretending a Right to the Crown of...
Page 305 - Having heard the evidence, do you wish to say anything in answer to the charge? You are not obliged to say anything unless you desire to do so, but whatever you say will be taken down in writing, and may be given in evidence...
Page 283 - Trial to be had thereupon ; and no Plaintiff shall recover in any such Action, if Tender of sufficient Amends shall have been made before such Action brought, or if a sufficient Sum of Money shall have been paid into Court after such Action brought, by or on behalf of the Defendant...
Page 75 - And be it further enacted, that every will shall be construed, with reference to the real estate and personal estate comprised in it, to speak and take effect as if it had been executed immediately before the death of the testator, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will.
Page 411 - ... every word importing the singular number only shall extend and be applied to several persons or things as well as one person or thing ; and every word importing the masculine gender only shall extend and be applied to a female as well as a male.
Page 78 - ... at, or after, or following, or under, or beside, or opposite to the end of the will, that it shall be apparent on the face of the will that the testator intended to give effect, by such his signature, to the writing signed as his will...
Page 576 - ... or any damages in respect of such arrears of rent or interest, shall be recovered by any distress, action, or suit but within six years next after the same respectively shall have become due, or next after an acknowledgment of the same in writing shall have been given to the person entitled thereto, or his agent, signed by the person by whom the same was payable, or his agent...