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Leaman v. The King, 30.
SANDAY v. Strath Steamship Co. Ltd., 107.
Scrutton, Sons & Co. v. Attorney-General for “Lomonosoff,” The, 48.
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.
THOMSON, W., & Co. v. Mackay, 159.
“ 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.
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.
War; Days of Grace, 39.
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.
Tramway ; Passenger Starting, 40.
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.
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.
Bonus Shares, 145.
SALE; Auction ; Agreement between Bidders, 7.
Condition or Warranty, 159.
Description, Sale by, 91.
Goods; Delivery, Delay in, 29.
Indivisible Parcel, 23.
Sale; Goods - continued.
F.o.b., 92, 159.
Infringing Trade Mark, 47.
Quality, Merchantable, 120. Ship; Bill of Lading; Cargo, Amount of, Re
ceived, 106. Estoppel, Arising from Bill of Lading,
“Received for Shipment,” 51.
“Warlike Operations,” 30.
Liability, Underwriters', 100.
Signal, Out-of-Control, 91.
Apportionment Act 1870, 48.
Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest
(Restrictions) Act 1915, 23.
(Restrictions) Act 1920, 55.
owners and Others) Act 1900, 116.
106, 127. Trade Disputes Act 1906, 30. Trading with the Enemy Amendment Act
1914, 29. Trading with the Enemy Amendment Act
1916, 29. Workmen's Compensation Act 1906, 16, 40,
50. Succession ; Construction of Will, 14, 15.
TRADE UNION ; Conspiracy to Injure, 20.
Defence of the Realm ; Food Control, 21, 38. Workmen's Compensation ; Accident; Assault
from Fellow Workman, 60.
Claim ; Delay in Making, 47.
Insanity and Suicide, Resulting
from, 48. Cumulative Effect of Small Accidents,
40. Partial Dependency, 16. Remuneration, 159.
Like several other Scotsmen, Lord Justice scholastic career was filled with many successes. Younger has passed from a Scottish school through an English university to a great reputation at the English Bar. Lord Justice Younger was born in September 1861, being a son of the late Mr James Younger, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, and a brother of Sir George Younger, Bart., M.P. He was educated at Alloa Academy and Edinburgh Academy, where his
Subsequently proceeding to Balliol College, Oxford, he graduated B.A. in 1883, and the following year he was called to the English Bar. It was not long before his outstanding qualities as a pleader gained him widespread recognition, and he was soon recognised as one of the leading specialists in the important branch of legislation dealing with company law. In 1900 he took
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