Canadian Reports; Appeal Cases

Canadian Reports; Appeal Cases : Appeals Allowed or Refused by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council on Appeal from the Dominion of Canada ... Volume 10

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...of five dollars to Stephen Sweet and Mary Jane Sweet, in right of the said Mary Jane Sweet, wife of the said Stephen Sweet, and one share or five dollars to A. B. Cox and Lorinda Cox in right of said Lorinda Cox, wife of the said A. B. Cox, all of which sums shall be paid to the said parties respectively by the said Palgrave en. 10 A.c--15 Gold Mining Company, as directed by charter 7 of the Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia (5th Series). "And we further award, decree, and adjudge that after such payments shall be made, or the depositing thereof, as directed by said chapter or statute in case of the same being refused, that the said Palgrave Gold Mining Company shall be entitled to enter upon the l.and herein mentioned, for all or any of the purposes referred to in this award, and mine and do all other things mentioned in this award, for which such lamages have been assessed or allowed. "Dated this 19th day of May, AD. 1890. "Hugh Hughes, "Hercules Hewitt, "Arbitrators. ' ' The grounds submitted to the Supreme Court for invalidating the award are stated by Weatherbe, J., as follows: --"1. The award was bad for uncertainty. The award does not shew for what part of the lands the-arbitators have given damages. That the award should define the number and position of shafts, buildings, and everything else, including damages likewise to occur to streams of water, &c. "2. The award is bad for awarding damages in a round sum. "3. The arbitrator was an employe of the company. ' "4. There was no notice of the application to the warden to appoint an arbitrator. "5. There was no notice of the appointment of arbitrator. "After hearing Mr. Ross we considered it...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123682380X
  • 9781236823809