The Digest of English Case Law Containing the Reported Decisions of the Superior Courts: And a Selection from Those of the Irish Courts [from 1557] to the End of 1897, 7. köide

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Sweet and Maxwell, 1898

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Page 81 - Owner" means the person for the time being receiving the rackrent of the lands or premises in connection with which the word is used, whether on his own account or as agent or trustee for any other person, or who would so receive the same if such lands or premises were let at a rackrent...
Page 567 - I take the law of this Court to be well settled, that, in order to render a voluntary settlement valid and effectual, the settlor must have done everything which, according to the nature of the property comprised in the settlement, was necessary to be done in order to transfer the property and render the settlement binding upon him.
Page 389 - Fraud is proved when it is shown that a false representation has been made (1) knowingly, or • (2) without belief in its truth, or (3) recklessly, careless whether it be true or false.
Page 79 - S. in equal shares as tenants in common in tail with cross remainders between them in tail with remainder to the use of John M.
Page 805 - ... to such persons as she should by will appoint, and in default of appointment to her
Page 511 - ... that all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that no suit shall be brought or maintained in any court of law or equity for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Page 801 - ... and provision with respect to the custody, maintenance, and education of the children the marriage of whose parents was the subject of the decree, or for placing such children under the protection of the Court of Chancery, as might have been made by such final decree or by interim orders in case the proceedings for obtaining such decree were still pending...
Page 541 - every person playing or betting by way of wagering or gaming in any street, road, highway, or other open and public place, or in any open place to which the public have or are permitted to have access...
Page 129 - If the corpus of such machinery belongs to the heir, all that belongs to that machinery, although more or less capable of being detached from it, and more or less capable of being used in such detached state, must also be considered as belonging to the heir.
Page 635 - They rest their case entirely upon the fact that the marriage was celebrated in a foreign country, where the marriage of a man with the sister of his deceased wife is permitted. There can be no doubt of the general rule, that 'a foreign marriage, valid according to the law of a country where it is celebrated, is good everywhere'.

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