The Insurance Cyclopeadia: Being a Dictionary of the Definitions of Terms Used in Connexion with the Theory and Practice of Insurance in All Its Branches: a Biographical Summary ... a Bibliographical Repertory of All Works Written Upon the Subject ... an Historical Treasury of Events and Circumstances Connected with the Origin and Progress of Insurance ...

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C. and E. Layton, 1878 - Insurance

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Page 190 - That all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that no ' suit shall be brought or maintained in any court of law or equity, for recovering any sum of money, or valuable thing, alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Page 127 - Ireland, within the police district of Dublin metropolis, the Acts regulating the powers and duties of justices of the peace for such district or of the police of such district ; and elsewhere in Ireland, the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851...
Page 190 - And be it enacted, that all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that no suit shall be brought or maintained in any Court of law or equity for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Page 209 - ... and have not been allowed as general average; deduction being also made from the value of the property of all charges incurred in respect thereof subsequently to the general average act, except such charges as are allowed in general average. Passengers' luggage and personal effects not shipped under bill of lading shall not contribute in general average.
Page 457 - goodwill may be properly enough described to be the advantage or benefit which is acquired by an establishment beyond the mere value of the capital stock, funds or property employed therein, in consequence of the general public patronage and encouragement which it receives from constant or habitual customers, on account of its local position, or common celebrity, or reputation for skill or affluence, or punctuality, or from other accidental circumstances or necessities, or even from ancient partialities...
Page 209 - Away Wreck: Loss or damage caused by cutting away the wreck or remains of spars, or of other things which have previously been carried away by seaperil, shall not be made good as general average.
Page 159 - Every share in any company shall be deemed and taken to have been issued, and to be held, subject to the payment of the whole amount thereof in cash...
Page 335 - Dominicans had a part of the shin-bone, with the articulation of the knee, and his figure painted in fresco, with an inscription, showing that this giant was twenty-two feet and a half high, and that his bones were found in 1705, near the banks of the Morderi, a little river at the foot of the mountain of Crussol, upon which, tradition says, the giant dwelt.
Page 431 - ... or some overwhelming power which cannot be guarded against by the ordinary exertions of human skill and prudence.
Page 190 - ... valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made : provided always, that this enactment shall not be deemed to apply to any subscription or contribution, or agreement to subscribe or contribute, for or toward any plate, prize, or sum of money to be awarded to the winner or winners of any lawful game, sport, pastime, or exercise.

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