British Ruling Cases from Courts of Great Britain, Canada, Ireland, Australia and Other Divisions of the British Empire, Extensively Annotated, Volume 8
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"This series of reports is in a sense a continuation, but with a decided expansion, of the plan of the English ruling cases, as it takes the cases from the British empire, instead of from England only, but it continues the English ruling cases in the sense that it will include the most important cases from the English courts decided since that series terminated."--Pref.
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Page 570 - ... when the party by his own contract creates a duty or charge upon himself he is bound to make it good, if he may, notwithstanding any accident by inevitable necessity, because he might have provided against it by his contract.
Page 348 - ... [Provided always that if any child of mine shall die hi my lifetime leaving a child or children who shall survive me, and, being a son or sons, shall attain the age of twenty-one years, or being a daughter or daughters, shall attain that age or marry...
Page 821 - Viet., c. 62), s. i, it is enacted that all contracts, whether by specialty or by simple contract, henceforth entered into by infants for the repayment of money lent or to be lent, or for goods supplied or to be supplied (other than contracts for necessaries), and all accounts stated with infants, shall be absolutely void...
Page 358 - the absolute power of alienation shall not be suspended by any limitation or condition whatever for a longer period than during the continuance of not more than two lives in being at the creation of the estate...
Page 263 - ... contract, there is no doubt that a court of equity would compel him to perform the contract, and that the contract would, in equity, transfer the beneficial Interest to the mortgagee or purchaser immediately on the property being acquired. This, of course, assumes that the supposed contract Is one of that class of which a court of equity would decree the specific performance.
Page 435 - Any referee, arbitrator, or umpire may, at any stage of the proceedings under a reference, and shall, if so directed by the Court or a judge, state in the form of a special case for the opinion of the Court any question of law arising in the course of the reference.
Page 416 - Majesty shall judge capable of being converted into, or made useful in increasing the quantity of, military or naval stores...
Page 256 - But if a vendor or mortgagor agrees to sell or mortgage property, real or personal, of which he is not possessed at the time, and he receives the consideration for the contract and afterwards becomes possessed of property answering the description in the contract, there is no doubt that a court of equity would compel him to perform the contract and that the contract would, in equity, transfer the beneficial interest to the mortgagee or purchaser immediately on the property being acquired.
Page 100 - That this Court has jurisdiction to enforce a contract between the owner of land and his neighbour purchasing a part of it, that the latter shall either use or abstain from using the land purchased in a particular way, is what I never knew disputed.
Page 406 - ... child or children shall take (and if more than one, equally between them) the share which his, her, or their parent would have taken of and in the residuary trust funds if such parent had survived me and attained the age of twenty one years.] Solicitor-trustee — Costs.