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PUBLISHED FOR THE PROPRIETORS,
BY WM. MAXWELL, (LATE ALEXANDER MAXWELL AND SON,)

32, BELL YARD, LINCOLN'S INN.
SOLD BY SHERWOOD AND CO., PATERNOSTER ROW;
ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK, EDINBURGH ;

AND HODGES AND SMITH, DUBLIN.

UBRANY OF THE
LELAND STAROM, A., WIVERSITY

LAW REPARTMENT

59.529

LONDON:

PRINTED BY G. J. PALMER, SAVOY STREET, STRAND.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME XLVII.

RECENT DECISIONS IN THE SUPERIOR COURTS,

REPORTED IN ALL THE COURTS :

See each Number and Table of Titles and List of Cuses.
House of Lords Appeals, 206, 486

Dishonoured Bills of Exchange, 432, 437
Privy Council Appeals, 466

Arbitration Law Amendment, 451, 471
Notes on Recent Statutes, 9, 50, 51, 86, 102, 129, Declaratory Suits, 457

139, 155, 194, 214, 313, 341, 357, 420, 441, LAW REFORM AND SUGGESTED IM-
462, 477

PROVEMENTS.

Points in Equity Practice, 30, 88, 140, 176, 177,

237, 294, 315, 398, 420, 461, 479

Progress of Law Reform, 1, 97, 229, 280

Common Law Practice, 10, 30, 89, 128, 129, 143,

In Bankruptcy Law, 7, 196

155, 176, 177, 279, 294, 295, 360, 379, 380, 397

Fusion of Law and Equity, 10, 107, 142

Lar of Evidence, 85, 176, 478

Law Confounding Society, 26

Costs, 361, 381, 397, 462, 478

Enfrancbisement of Copy holils, 52, 196, 300

Patents, 13, 193, 194

Conclusion of Michaelmas Term-Business of

Attorneys and Solicitors, 9, 62, 99, 139,

the Courts Professional prospects, 81

175, 259, 277, 396, 4+1, 463, 478, 495

Stamped affidavits the Bank, 108
County Court Cases, 16, 261, 315, 412

Representation of the Legal Profession, 117, 137,

209,354

NEW STATUTES EFFECTING ALTERA- Letters o, Administration-Insolvency-Stamp

TIONS IN THE LAW.

dute. 183

Newspaper Stamp Duties, 6

Ecclesiastical Courts, 292, 329, 382

Assessed Taxes' Act Amendment, 331

Assimilation of English and Scotch Mercantile

Local and PERSONAL ACTS, 159, 178, 197, 237 Law, 300, 395

PARLIAMENT.

City Attachments, 383

Medical Reform, 383

Opening of—Her Majesty's Speech, 249

New Members of Parliament, 109, 183, 220, 282,

Surrey Assizes, 401

302, 322, 343, 384, 415

Transcripts of Chancery accounts-Hardship ou

law writers, 475, 492

Meeting, 89, 183

Proceedings in, relating to the Law, 464

Mode of taking evidence in Chancery, 489

Public Petitions, 296

Projected Joint-Stock Trust Company, 98, 171,
Private Bills, 282, 343

240, 280, 309

Return-Court of Chancery, 421, 453

Objections to, 250

Common Law Fees, 303

South Sea Bill, 409. 411, 431, 456, 464, 498
Committees and Commissions :

Petition of Incorporated Law Society, 472

Transfer of Land-Suggestions, 21

Stockholders' objections, 492

New Law Courts, 12, 172, 210, 251, 269, 282,
Divorce, proposed alterations in Law of, %
Consolidation of the State., 25, 152, 173, 234, 336

290, 317, 318, 333, 382, 421, 423, 441

Law Reform, 31

COUNTY COURTS.

Reforming Law and Practice of India, 89

Decisions relating to, 16, 261, 315, 442
Bankruptcy Inquiry, 149, 169

How far are they to be extended ? 349

County Court, 189

Common Law Jurisdiction, 400

General Registration of Deeds - Summary of Hearing attorneys' clerks, 31, 89, 189

evidence, 192, 211, 230, 240

Fees, 480

Chancery and Ecclesiastical, 270, 491

NEW RULES AND ORDERS,

Charity-First report, 334

Chancery:

NOTES ON RECENT STATUTES. Commissioners to Administer Oaths, 70, 88, 140,

Absconding Debtors' Act:

254, 464

Deposit in lieu of bail-Service of capias, 9 Transfer of causes, 295, 302

County Court Act, 1852 :

Legacy and Succession Duty, 381

Time for plaintiff to apply for costs,

Setting down cause for bearing, 302

County Court Extension Act, 13 & 14 Vict. c. 61 : Setting down appeals, 384

Right of appeal wbere no jury s. 14, 194 Charitable Trusts, regulating proceedings in the

Succession Duty Act : Exception in, s. 9

County Courts, and for fixing the fees, 151,394

Stamp Act 16 & 17 Vict.:

Proceeding and fees in cases from 301. to 1001., 177

Receipts on bonds, policies, &c., 102, 129 Lunacy, 44

Law of Evidence Amendment Act, 1851 :

Common Law:

Inspection of documents—Particulars of lien, 313 Testimonials of Perpetual Commissioners, 357

Bankrupt Law Consolidation Act, 1849 : 51, 86 Exchequer of Pleas, 240

Equity Jurisdiction Improvement Act : 139, 155, 214, Stamping deeds after execution, 303

341, 441, 462, 477

POINTS IN EQUITY PRACTICE.

Common Law Procedure Act : 50, 51, 357, 420

Married woman-Next friend becoming resident

NEW BILLS IN PARLIAMENT.

abroad-Security for costs, 30

Appointment of Public Prosecutors, 314

Trustee Relief Act-Petition for payment of

Common Law Procedure, 331, 369, 391, 417

funds out of Court-Statements in, 30

Testamentary Jurisdiction, 351, 375

Appointment of guardian to infant without re.
Registration of Bills of Sale, 354, 439

ference, 140
County Court Extension Act Explanation, 355 Attachment against defendant abroad for want of
Manchester Court of Record, 355

answer-Return, 140

Executiops upon Judgments and Process, 414 Administration of oaths Before solicitor in

cause, 176

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