Biennial Report of the Attorney General Volume 1

Biennial Report of the Attorney General Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...any defendant would be prejudiced by the deviation from the provisions of the statute to which you refer, in case he were indicted by the present grand jury, but simply to avoid the possibility of incurring useless expense in case the supreme court should take a different view of the question. In criminal matters it is always best to avoid the raising of nice questions, upon which minds might differ, when it can be done with so little expense as it may be d me in the present case. Yours truly, MILTON REMLEY, Attorney-General. COLLATERAL INHERITANCE TAX--CONSTRUCTION-OF THE STATUTE. IOWA CITY, Iowa, January 4, 1897. Hon. John Herriott, Treasurer of State, Des Moines, Iowa: DEAR SIR--In regard to the inquiry made by Mr. T. M. Dougherty, with reference to the duties of the executor under chapter 28 of the Twenty-sixth General Assembly. which you have referred to me. I beg to say that the said chapter 28 is somewhat indefinite in regard to the method of procedure. A part of the uncertainty, however, arises by grouping together different cases in which the collateral inheritance tax shall be paid, and endeavoring, for the sake of brevity, to make the language apply to each of such cases. Under section 1 of the act, it may be said there are two classes of property which are subject to the tax. First, that which passes by will or by the death of an intestate, and second, such property as passes to collateral heirs by deed, grant, or gift, which takes effect after the grantor's or donor's death. I notice a misprint or clerical error in the tenth line on page 36; the word. "donor," in said line should read. " donee." Under section 2 of the act, it is made the duty of the executor, administrator more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 367g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123689622X
  • 9781236896223