Acts of Parliament and Other Documents Relating to the Glasgow Corporation Waterworks with Explanatory Notes and Cases &c., the Several Acts Incorporated Therewith, and Index

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R. Maclehose, 1883 - 258 pages
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Page 6 - Chairman ; and all questions shall be determined by a majority of the votes of the members present, and in case of an equal division of votes the Chairman shall have a casting vote in addition to his vote as a member of the Committee.
Page 113 - Any contract which if made between private persons would be by law required to be in writing and under seal, or in Scotland by a Probative Deed, the Commissioners may make in writing and under their common seal, if they be incorporated, or if not incorporated under the
Page 42 - of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various ' ' Departments of the State, and to Substitute Declarations in lieu ' ' thereof, and for the more entire Suppression of voluntary and ' ' extrajudicial Oaths and Affidavits ;' and to make other Pro' visions for the Abolition of unnecessary Oaths
Page 125 - take the benefit of any Act for the relief of insolvent debtors, the clerk or treasurer of the Commissioners, in all proceedings against the estate of such bankrupt or insolvent, or under any fiat, sequestration, or act of insolvency against such bankrupt or insolvent,
Page 63 - without the consent in writing of the Commissioners for the time being of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, or one of them, on behalf of Her Majesty, first had and obtained for that purpose (which consent such Commissioners are hereby respectively authorized to give) ; neither shall anything in
Page 125 - the Commissioners, and it need not be under the Common Seal of the Commissioners, although they be incorporated, and the same may be in writing or in print, or partly in writing and partly in print
Page 178 - III. In this Act the following words and expressions shall have the meanings hereby assigned to them, unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction :— The words
Page 119 - and every such transfer shall be by deed duly stamped, wherein the consideration shall be truly stated ; and every such transfer may be according to the form in the schedule (C) to this Act annexed, or to the like effect LXXVIII. Within thirty days after the date of every such
Page 112 - Words importing the singular number only shall include the plural number; and words importing the plural number only shall include the singular number : Words importing the masculine gender only shall include females : The word " Person " shall include a corporation, whether aggregate or sole : The word " Lands
Page 130 - the works, it shall be lawful for the promoters of the undertaking, after giving not less than three, nor more than fourteen days' notice to the owners or occupiers thereof, to enter upon such lands without previous consent, making compensation for a'ny damage thereby occasioned to the owners or occupiers thereof.

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