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Page 388 - by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction ; and such signature must be made or acknowledged (2 Law Stud. Mag. NS 299), by the testator, in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time ; and such witnesses must attest and subscribe (and not formally acknowledge a previous signature,
Page 217 - Com. 137). The 14 & 15 Vic. c. 99, s. 16, authorises every court, judge, justice, officer, commissioner, arbitrator, or other person, having by law or by consent of parties authority to hear, receive, and examine evidence, to administer an oath to all such witnesses as are legally called before them respectively.
Page 148 - An act for exempting their Majesties' Protestant subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the penalties of certain laws," it is enacted that no congregation or assembly for religious worship shall be permitted or allowed until the place of such meeting shall be certified and registered or recorded as described in such act : and
Page 209 - as it should be termed, positive law—as a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong. Now, the error of this definition is, that a law prescribed by the supreme power in a state is still a
Page 175 - and all such amendments may be made with or without costs, and upon such terms as the court or judge may seem fit ; and all such amendments as may be necessary for the purpose of determining in the existing suit the real question in controversy between the parties shall be so made.
Page 355 - every action brought against any person for anything done in pursuance of this act shall be commenced within three months next after the fact committed ; and the defendant in any such action may plead the general issue, and give this act and the special matter in evidence at the trial, and that the same was
Page 25 - that it is adjudged necessary by Her Majesty and this present Parliament that a body of forces should be continued for the safety of the United Kingdom, the defence of the possessions of Her Majesty's crown, and .the preservation of the balance of power in Europe, and that the whole number of such forces should consist of
Page 359 - 1 Vic. c. 26, it is 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
Page 215 - c. 106, s. 125 (which enacts that, " if any bankrupt at the time he becomes bankrupt shall, by the consent and permission of the true owner thereof, have in his possession, order, or disposition any goods or chattels whereof he was reputed owner, or whereof he had taken upon him the
Page 216 - Forgery.—Forgery is the fraudulent making or alteration of a writing to the prejudice of another man's right, with a view to put it off as a genuine document, so as to defraud some one (Reg. v. Marcut, 2 Car. and Kirw. 356) ; but by s. 8 of the 14 & 15