A Popular Law-dictionary, Familiarly Explaining the Terms and Nature of English Law: Adapted to the Comprehension of Persons Not Educated for the Legal Profession, and Affording Information Peculiarly Useful to Magistrates, Merchants, Parochial Officers, and Others
Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longmans, 1838 - 553 頁
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第 529 頁 - further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without the same being specially pleaded. VICAR strictly means the person who supplies the place of another. The priest of every parish is called the rector, unless the
第 436 頁 - act, noticing those statutes that are totally or partially unrepealed, in order that the operation of that act may be more fully understood. This statute is intituled "An Act for the Amendment and better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales," and was passed in the month of August,
第 519 頁 - (being thereof convicted before him by his own view, or by the confession of such offender, or by the evidence on oath of one or more credible witness or witnesses) to the house of correction, there to be kept to hard labour for any time not exceeding one calendar month.
第 22 頁 - An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire Suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths and Affidavits ; and to make other Provisions for the Abolition of unnecessary oaths.
第 422 頁 - and first inventor and inventors of such manufactures, which others at the time shall not use, so as also they be not contrary to the law, nor mischievous to the state, by raising prices of commodities at home, or hurt of trade, or generally inconvenient.
第 318 頁 - damage of the said goods and merchandises, and ship, &c., or any part thereof. And in case of any loss or misfortune, it shall be lawful to the assured, their factors, servants and assigns, to sue, labour, and travel for, in and about the defence, safeguard and recovery of the said goods, and merchandises, and ship,
第 546 頁 - No will or codicil, or any part thereof, shall be revoked otherwise than as aforesaid, or by another will or codicil executed in manner herein-before required, or by some writing declaring an intention to revoke the same, and executed in the manner in which a will is
第 318 頁 - And in case of any loss or misfortune, it shall be lawful to the assured, their factors, servants and assigns, to sue, labour, and travel for, in and about the defence, safeguard and recovery of the said goods, and merchandises, and ship,
第 318 頁 - seeds, are warranted free from average unless general, or the ship be stranded ; sugar, tobacco, hemp, flax, hides, and skins are warranted free from average, under five pounds per cent., and all other goods; also the ship and freight are warranted free of average under three, pounds per cent, unless general, or the ship be stranded. On cargo valued at