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Leaman v. The King, 30.

SANDAY v. Strath Steamship Co. Ltd., 107.
Lebeaupin . Richard Crispin & Co., 22. Scaliaris v. E. Ofverberg & Co., 22.
Lingley v. T. Firth & Sons Ltd., 47.

Scrutton, Sons & Co. v. Attorney-General for “Lomonosoff,” The, 48.

Trinidad, 39.
London General Insurance Co. Ltd. v. General Selvage v. C. Burrell & Sons Ltd., 40.
Marine Underwriters' Association, 38

Singer v. Williams, 7.

Société Maritime Française v. Shanghai Dock MANN, MACNEAL & Co. LTD. v. Capital and and Engineering Co. Ltd., 64. Counties Insurance Co. Ltd., 51.

Société Navale de l'Ouest v. R. W. Sutherland Mann, Macneal & Co. Ltd. v. General Marine & Co., 7. Underwriters Ltd., 51.

Spence v. Mercantile Bank of India, 63, 144. “ Marie Leonhardt," The, 39.

Steers v. Midland Railway Co., 15. "Marlborough Hill," The, v. Alexander Cowan Stock v. The Public Trustee, 107. & Sons Ltd. and Others, 51.

Sumner Permein & Co. Ltd. v. John G. Webb & Marriott v. Maltby Main Colliery Co., 48.

Co. Ltd., 120. "Mendip Range," Owners of S.S., v. Radcliffe, Sutherland, R. W. J., & Co. v. Owners of S.S. 91.

"Thoeger,” 39.
Mitchell v. Davies, 39.
Mitchell v. Townend & Co., 55.

THOMSON, W., & Co. v. Mackay, 159.
Mondschein v. Mondschein, 107.
Montevideo Gas and Dry Dock Co. Ltd. v. Clan Tompkins v. Rogers, 55.

Tolla,” The, 39. Line Steamers Ltd., 96, 160.

Trinidad Shipping and Trading Co. Ltd. v. G. R. Moore & Co. v. Landauer & Co., 91.

Alston & Co., 7. Morgan v. Parr, 96.

" Tromp,” The, 144. Moriarty v. Regent's Garage and Engineering Troy v. 'Eastern Company of Warehouses, etc. Co. Ltd., 48, 91.

Ltd., 64, 158. Mycroft v. Sleight, 107.

“Turid," The, 60. NIBLETT LTD. v. The Confectioners' Materials UNDERWOOD LTD. v. Burgh Castle Brick and Co. Ltd., 47, 106.

Cement Syndicate, 127. North Metropolitan Electric Power Supply Co. v. Stoke Newington Borough Council, 51.

“ VESTA," THE, AND OTHER VESSELS (PART O'CONNOR & OULD v. Ralston, 23.

CARGOES, er), 92. Olympic Fire and General Re-Insurance Co.

Co. “Vigilant,” The, 116. Ltd., In re, 15.

WAGNER v. West Ham Corporation, 40. PHILLIPS v. Kershaw, Leese & Co. Ltd., 16.

Wall v, London and Provincial Trust Ltd., 23. Polemis v. Furniss, Withy & Co., Ltd., 116. White v. Riley and Wood, 30. Public Trustee v. Evans, In re Evans, 14.

Wigzell, G. R., In re-Ec parte Hart, 63, 96.

Wrightson's Estate, Battie, In re, 15. RAWLINGS v. General Trading Co., 7.

Wyndham v. Inland Revenue Commissioners, 15. Reid v. British and Irish Steam Packet Co. Ltd., 60.

“ ZAMORA," THE, 96.

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DECISIONS IN THE ENGLISH COURTS.

INDEX OF MATTERS.

ADULTERATION; Warranty as Defence, 90. International Law; Contract, 7.

Nationality, 107. BANK; Cheque, Fraud, 39.

Contraband; Owner's Ignorance of, 93. Credit Account, Action for Amount of, 92. Prize ; Doctrine of "Infection," 51. Payment to Debtor under Receiving Order,

Neutral; Previously Enemy Cargo, 92. 63, 96.

Previously Enemy Ship, 91.
Bankruptcy; Receiving Order ; Stay, 63, 96. Sovereignty ; Recognition, 52, 139.
Betting, 23.

War; Days of Grace, 39.
Bill of Exchange, 23.
Business Name, 127.

LANDLORD AND TENANT; Rent Restriction ;

Business Premises, 55. CARRIAGE OF GOODS, 64, 96, 158, 160.

Increase of Rent; Date, 23. Child; Street Trading, 96.

“Scheme of Reconstruction,” 55. Company; Debentures, 23.

Lottery, 38. Director ; Liability of for ultra vires Investment, 91.

MASTER AND SERVANT; Pro hac vice EmployRemuneration of, 48, 91.

ment, 64. Liquidation, 112, 159.

Negligence, 29, 100.
Prospectus; Misrepresentation in, 51.
Rectification of Register, 15.

NEGLIGENCE, 29.
Contract; Army Pay; Enforceability of a, for, Risk; Undertaking of, 100.
30.

Tramway ; Passenger Starting, 40.
Bailment for Reward, 39.

Trespasser, 30.
Breach ; Failure of Subject Matter, 22.
Damages; Foreign Currency, 7, 30.

PARTNERSHIP, 21.

Property ; Damage by Water, 47. DEFAMATION, 107. Design ; Disclosure before Registration of Copy. RAILWAY; Carriage of Goods; Passenger's right, 55.

Luggage, 15. Divorce, 107.

Restraint of Trade, 38, 63, 64, 144, 145.

Revenue; Excess Profits Duty ; Commercial GAMING, 99.

Traveller, 21.

Patent, 38. HARBOUR AND Docks; Floating Dock ; Safety Income Tax; Discounts, Treasury Bills as, of Approach, 39.

158. Highway; Damage from Tarred Road, 120.

Shares in Foreign Company, 7.

Property Tax; Deduction from Rent by INNKEEPER, 145.

Tenant, 21. Insurance ; Accident, 21.

Super-Tax; Assessment of Husband and Fire; Explosive Material, 39.

Wife, 15.
Policy ; Misleading Answer in, 112.

Bonus Shares, 145.
Marine, 30.
“ All Risk ” Policy, 106.

SALE; Auction ; Agreement between Bidders, 7.
Duty to Disclose, 38.

Condition or Warranty, 159.
Unrepaired Damage, 38.

Description, Sale by, 91.
Waiver, 51.

Goods; Delivery, Delay in, 29.
War Risk, 100.

Indivisible Parcel, 23.

Sale; Goods - continued.

Statutes-continued.
F.o.b., 92, 159.

Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest
Fixtures; “Deliverable Condition," (Restrictions) Act 1915, 23.
127.

Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest Label, Manufacturers', 23.

(Restrictions) Act 1920, 55.
Infringing Trade Mark, 47.

Marine Insurance Act 1906, 38.
Quality, Merchantable, 120.

Merchant Shipping Act 1894, 116. Ship; Bill of Lading; Cargo, Amount of, Re- Merchant Shipping (Liability of Shipceived, 106.

owners and Others) Act 1900, 116. Estoppel, Arising from Bill of Lading, New Ministries and Secretaries Act 1919, 144.

38. “Received for Shipment,” 51.

Patents and Designs Act 1907, 55. Charter-Party ; Carrying Capacity of Ship, Public Health Act 1875, 120. 39, 90.

Registration of Business Names Act 1916, Change of Flag, 64.

127.
Commission ; Brokerage, 91, 159.

Sale of Food and Drugs Act 1875, 90.
Expenses for Necessaries, 39.

Sale of Goods Act 1893, 22, 23, 47, 91, 92,
Named Steamer, 7.

106, 127. Negligence, 116.

Trade Disputes Act 1906, 30. “Warlike Operations," 30.

Trading with the Enemy Amendment Act Collision ; Liability, Limitation of, 116.

1914, 29. Liability, Underwriters', 100.

Trading with the Enemy Amendment Act Pilotage, Compulsory; Master's Duty, 1916, 29. 48.

Workmen's Compensation Act 1906, 16, 40, Signal, Out-of-Control, 91.

60. General Average Expenditure, 96.

Succession ; Construction of Will, 14, 15.
Lien, Maritime; Master's, for Wages, 48.
Salvage ; Pillage by Salvers, 51.

TRADE UNION; Conspiracy to Injure, 20.
Voluntary, 48.

Trust; Enforceable, 29.
Statutes ; Admiralty Court Act 1861, 51.
Apportionment Act 1870, 48.

WAR; Contract; Amendment of, 51.
Bankruptcy Act 1914, 63.

Defence of the Realm ; Food Control, 21, 38. Companies (Consolidation) Act 1908, 91. Workmen's Compensation ; Accident; Assault Courts (Emergency Powers) Act 1917,

from Fellow Workman, 60. Defence of the Realm (Consolidation) Act

Claim; Delay in Making, 47. 1914, 21.

Course of Employment, 107. Employment of Children Act 1903, 96.

Insanity and Suicide, Resulting Finance (1909.10) Act 1910, 145.

from, 48. Finance Act 1914, 7.

Cumulative Effect of Small Accidents, Finance (No. 2) Act 1915, 21, 38.

40. Income Tax Act 1842, 7.

Partial Dependency, 16. Income Tax Act 1918, 21.

Remuneration, 159.

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Like several other Scotsmen, Lord Justice scholastic career was filled with many successes. Younger bas passed from a Scottish school Subsequently proceeding to Balliol College, through an English university to a great re- Oxford, he graduated B.A. in 1883, and the putation at the English Bar. Lord Justice following year he was called to the English Bar. Younger was born in September 1861, being It was not long before his outstanding qualities a son of the late Mr James Younger, Alloa, as a pleader gained him widespread recognition, Clackmannanshire, and a brother of Sir George and he was soon recognised as one of the leading Younger, Bart., M.P. He was educated at Alloa specialists in the important branch of legislation Academy and Edinburgh Academy, where his dealing with company law. In 1900 he took

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silk. In 1909 he became an M.A. of his alma ship, on 12th inst. The course is open to nonmater, and was made an Honorary Fellow in matriculated students at a reduced fee. 1916. Lord Justice Younger was raised to the Bench in 1915, where he enhanced his reputation as a judge in the High Court of Justice Signet. Mr William Burns, 23 Albany Street,

SOCIETY OF WRITERS TO His MAJESTY'S until 1919, in which year he gained the high Edinburgh, has been admitted a member of the

SIGNET-, recognition of his present appointment as a Lord Justice of Appeal. Meantime in 1917 he Society of Writers to His Majesty's Signet. was honoured by the order of Knighthood. In 1919 the University of Edinburgh recognised in INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF LAW AGENTS IN Lord Justice Younger a distinguished represen- SC TLAND.--A meeting of council was held in tative of the English judicature in conferring Edinburgh on 16th December. Mr Patrick on him the honorary degree of LL.D.

Cooper (the president) in the chair. The But Lord Justice Younger has also rendered secretary reported that he had written to the his country important services from an extra- English Law Society as to what steps were being judicial point of view in connection with the taken in England to have the cmployees of recent war, when he took an important and solicitors excluded from the scope of the Unresponsible part in connection with the exchange employment Insurance Act, and he had learned of prisoners of war and the review of exemption that the Council of the Law Society had under of enemy aliens from internment. Lord Justice consideration the establishment of a special Younger has all through during his career on scheme for law clerks under section 18 of the the bench shewn judicial qualities of a very Act. The council resolved to enquire as to the high order, and no doubt will enhance his high feasibility of a similar scheme for Scotland. reputation by continued valuable services as a The president submitted correspondence with Lord Justice of Appeal.

the clerk to the Faculty of Procurators, Glasgow,

who had drawn the attention of the Lord High COURT OF JUSTICIARY.--An extra North Advocate to Rules of the Supreme Court of Circuit of the High Court of Justiciary (Lords England issued in 1920 authorising service out Salvesen and Sands) will be held at Aberdeen of the jurisdiction of the English Courts of on the 18th January; at Dundee on the 20th a writ of summons or notice of a writ. The January; and at Perth on the 25th January. council agreed to oppose the coming into opera

tion of such rules, and appointed representatives ADJOURNMENT OF COURT.-Edinburgh, 4th to attend a joint meeting of legal societies January 1921. The Lords of Council and proposed to be held in Edinburgh on an early Session, under authority of the fourth section of date regarding this matter. the Court of Session Act 1868, resolve to ad- The secretary submitted a letter from the journ the Court from Saturday the 5th to and Lord Advocate enclosing copies of the Trusts including Saturday the 12th February next. (Scotland) Bill, Conveyancing Amendment Bill,

and Land Tenure (Scotland) Bill. The council Faculty OF ADVOCATES.—At a meeting of appointed a special committee to take these the Faculty of Advocates held on 16th December, Bills into consideration and to report thereon the Dean, Mr A. H. B. Constable, K.C., presid- to the January meeting of council. ing, it was announced that Mr James Alexander The council was informed that the Table of Fleming, K.C., Vice-Dean of the Faculty, desired Fees Committee would present a report on the to resign that office, which has been held by amendment of the Table of Fees for Conveyhim since 1905. Mr Fleming's resignation was ancing and General Business to next meeting of accepted with regret, and Wednesday, 26th council. An interim report by the Law of January, was fixed as the date for the election Diligence Committee recommended that arrestof a successor. The resignation will take effectments might be served by registered post, and as at that date.

that suitable constables in sparsely populated

districts might be selected for appointment as The following notice is published with the sheriff officers. The council approved generally authority of the Dean of the Faculty of of the interim report, and remitted the same Advocates :

to the committee for further consideration and Mr John Macgregor, advocate, 85 Great to report to next meeting of council. King Street, Edinburgh, has returned to prac- Mr Whyte, convener of the Legal Education tice at the Bar after giving his services to the Committee, submitted a draft memorial proposed country in war time.

to be addressed to the Law Examiners embody

ing the points on wbich the leading legal societies LANDLORD AND TENANT.—We observe that were in agreement in connection with the reform Mr John Cowan, K.C., commences his course of of legal education, with the view to the Examiners lectures on the law of the above subject, in approaching the Court thereon. The council connection with the new University Lecture-approved of the draft memorial, and instructed

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