Principles of Mercantile Law: In the Subjects of Bankruptcy, Cautionary Obligations, Securities Over Moveables, Principal and Agent, Partnership, and the Companies' Acts

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W. Green, 1881 - Commercial law - 286 pages

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Page 187 - The advance of money by way of loan to a person engaged or about to engage in any business on a contract with that person that the lender shall receive a rate of interest varying with the profits...
Page 265 - Act, in respect of any Act done by him, if he shall at any Time previously to his being indicted for such Offence have disclosed such Act, on Oath, in consequence of any compulsory Process of any Court of Law or 'Equity in any Action, Suit, or Proceeding which shall have been bond-fide instituted by any Party aggrieved, or if he shall have disclosed the same in any Examination or Deposition before any Commissioners of Bankruptcy,
Page 253 - Where a cheque bears across its face an addition of — (a) the words "and company" or any abbreviation thereof between two parallel transverse lines, either with or without the words "not negotiable...
Page 250 - Islands" mean any part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the islands of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, and Sark, and the islands adjacent to any of them being part of the dominions of Her Majesty.
Page 265 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable-, at the discretion of the Court, to any of the punishments which the Court may award, as hereinbefore last mentioned.
Page 213 - Company, shall specify the dates and the names of the parties to any contract entered into by the Company, or the promoters, directors, or trustees thereof, before the issue of such prospectus...
Page 188 - No contract for the remuneration of a servant or agent of any person engaged in any trade or undertaking by a share of the profits of such trade or undertaking shall, of itself, render such servant or agent responsible as a partner therein nor give him the rights of a partner.
Page 263 - India warrants, warehouse-keepers' certificates, warrants or orders for the delivery of goods, or any other document* used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorising or purporting to authorise, either by indorsement or by delivery, the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented.
Page 265 - ... agent would by law be entitled to retain the goods or the documents of title thereto, or any of them, by way of lien as against the owner, or from recovering from any person with whom the goods have been pledged any balance of money remaining in his hands as the produce of the sale of the goods after deducting the amount of his lien.
Page 242 - Section seventeen of an Act passed in the session of the sixth and seventh years of Her present Majesty, chapter forty, the title of which begins with the words

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