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Page 339 - words is to be adhered to, unless that would lead to some absurdity, or some repugnancy, or inconsistency with the rest of the instrument, in which case the grammatical and ordinary sense of the words may be modified so as to avoid that absurdity or inconsistency, but no further." ' "
Page 135 - amended notice were then given and the hearing postponed, be prejudiced in his defence by the want, defect, or inaccuracy, or that such want, defect, or inaccuracy was occasioned by mistake, absence from the United Kingdom, or other reasonable cause. . . . Argued for the
Page 195 - 48. On and from the confirmation by a company of a resolution for reducing share capital, or where the reduction does not involve either the diminution of any liability in respect of unpaid share capital or the payment to any shareholder of any paid-up share capital, then on and from the. presentation of the petition for confirming the
Page 195 - Provided that, where the reduction does not involve either the diminution of any liability in respect of unpaid share capital or the payment to any shareholder of any paid-up share capital, the Court may, if it thinks expedient, dispense altogether with the addition of the words " and reduced.
Page 368 - applies where the act was done in pursuance or execution or intended execution of any Act of Parliament, or of any public duty or authority, or in respect of any alleged negligence
Page 142 - communication honestly made upon any subject in which a person has an interest, social or moral, or in reference to which he has a duty, is privileged if made to a person having a corresponding interest or duty.
Page 115 - at the locus on the date libelled, and that they were attempting to take fish. They did not admit that the offence charged was committed " between the expiration of the. first hour after sunset, and the beginning of the last hour before sunrise on the following morning." The times of sunrise and sunset at the
Page 143 - in which the party communicating has an interest or in reference to which he has a duty .... to a person having a corresponding interest or duty.
Page 47 - exceptions) to the person then entitled to the lands, if any, from which the same were originally severed or, if such person refuse to purchase or cannot be found, must offer the same to the adjoining owners. Sections 122 and 123 proceed to condition the right of pre-emption.