A Collection of the Public General Acts for the Regulation of Railways: Including the Companies, Lands, and Railways Clauses Consolidation Acts, 1838-1846: With General Index

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1846 - 245 pages

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Page 106 - Act annexed, or as near thereto as the Circumstances of the Case will admit...
Page 63 - ... shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present, and in case of an equal division of votes, the chairman shall have a casting vote, in addition to his vote as a member of the committee.
Page 78 - ... may, if they think fit, adjourn it to the following sessions ; and upon the hearing of such appeal the court may, if they think fit, mitigate any penalty or forfeiture, or they may confirm or quash the adjudication, and order any money paid by the appellant, or levied by distress upon his goods to be returned to him, and may also order such further satisfaction to be made to the party injured as they may judge reasonable ; and they may make such order concerning the costs, both of the adjudication...
Page 132 - Act shall be so incorporated as aforesaid ; and the word " prescribed," used in this Act in reference to any matter herein stated, shall be construed to refer to such matter as the same shall be prescribed or provided for in the Special Act ; and the sentence in which such word shall occur shall be construed as if, instead of the word
Page 48 - ... amount in respect of one call or more upon one share or more (stating the number and amount of each of such calls), whereby an action hath accrued to the company by virtue of t.hia and the special Act.
Page 98 - I, AB, do solemnly and sincerely declare, that I will faithfully, impartially, and honestly, according to the best of my skill and ability, execute the duty of making the valuation hereby referred to me.
Page 125 - Defendant in any such Action, by Leave of the Court where such Action shall depend, at any Time before Issue joined, to pay into Court such Sum of Money as he shall think fit, whereupon such Proceeding, Order, and Adjudication shall be had and made in and by such Court as in other Actions where Defendants are allowed to pay Money into Court.
Page 72 - Any notice, if served by post, shall be deemed to have been served at the time when the letter containing the same would be delivered in the ordinary course of the post ; and in proving such service it shall be sufficient to prove that the letter containing the notice was properly addressed and put into the post office.
Page 90 - ... if when the matter shall have been referred to arbitration the arbitrators or their umpire shall for three months have failed to make their or his award, or if no final award shall be made, the question of such compensation shall be settled by the verdict of a jury, as hereinafter provided.
Page 90 - ... shall have been served by the one party on the other party to appoint an arbitrator, such last-mentioned party fail to appoint such arbitrator, then upon such failure the party making the request and having himself appointed an arbitrator, may appoint...

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