The Student's Guide to Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England (ninth Edition)

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Stevens and Sons, 1884 - 260 halaman

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Halaman 122 - ... or his wife, or any person known or suspected to have in his possession any of the estate or effects belonging to the debtor, or supposed to be indebted to the debtor, or any person whom the Court may deem capable of giving information respecting the debtor, his dealings or property...
Halaman 76 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner herein-after mentioned ; (that is to say,) it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction; and such signature shall be made or acknowledged by the testator in the presence of two or more witnesses present at the same time, and such witnesses shall attest and shall subscribe the will in the presence of the testator, but no form of attestation...
Halaman 128 - Demands in the nature of unliquidated damages arising otherwise than by reason of a contract, promise, or breach of trust, shall not be provable in bankruptcy.
Halaman 223 - ... the circumstances of the supposed statement, sufficient to designate the particular occasion, must be mentioned to the witness, and he must be asked whether or not he 'has made such statement.
Halaman 66 - It is defined a yielding up of an estate for life or years to him that hath the immediate reversion or remainder, wherein the particular estate may merge or drown, by mutual agreement between them. It is done by these words: "Hath surrendered, granted, and yielded up.
Halaman 238 - Larc.eny is the felonious taking and carrying away of the personal goods of another.
Halaman 3 - Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be, " a rule of civil conduct prescribed by " the supreme power, in a state, commanding what " is right and prohibiting what is wrong.
Halaman 241 - ... association, or corporation, or as a public officer, or as a person authorized by agreement, or by competent authority, to hold or take such possession, custody, or control, any money, property, evidence of debt or contract, article of value of any nature, or thing in action or possession, appropriates the same to his own use, or that of any other person other than the true owner or person entitled to the benefit thereof, Steals such property, and is guilty of larceny.
Halaman 113 - If this be all, the bond is called a single one, simplex obligatio: but there is generally a condition added, that if the obligor does some particular act, the obligation shall be void, or else shall remain in full force : as payment of rent ; performance of covenants in a deed; or repayment of a principal sum of money borrowed of the obligee, with interest, which principal sum is usually one-half of the penal sum specified in the bond.

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