The Digest of English Case Law; Containing the Reported Decisions of the Superior Courts, and a Selection from Those of the Irish Courts [From 1557] to the End of 1897 Volume 2

The Digest of English Case Law; Containing the Reported Decisions of the Superior Courts, and a Selection from Those of the Irish Courts [From 1557] to the End of 1897 Volume 2

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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: ...8 Price, 108. A. & B., bankers in London, had in their hands, at the time of their bankruptcy, cash and short bills belonging to C. & D., bankers in the country. The cash was the excise duties remitted by the country bankers to and received by the London bankers, and against which the former had given to the commissioners the latter's acceptances. In respect of the duties an extent had issued: --Held, that the crown had a right to elect against what securities it would go; and, on the consent of the Attorney-General, the short bills were ordered to be delivered up. Rowton, Ex parte, 1 Rose, 15. The bankrupt statutes not to bind the crown. Runsell, Ex parte, 19 Ves. 165. S. P., Crawford v. Att.-Gen., 7 Price, 2. Whether the king was bound by the statutes of bankruptcy was doubted in Att.-Gen. v. Stanyforth, Bunb. 98. But in Rex v. Pixley, Bunb. 202, it was held, they do not bind the crown. Extents.--If an extent and a commission issue on the same day, the extent shall have the preference. Rex v. Earl, Bunb. 33. A bankrupt, though he has conformed in every respect to the acts relating to bankruptcy, cannot 31 be discharged from commitment under an extent of the crown. Anon., 1 Atk. 262. A debt to the crown is preferred to creditors under a bankruptcy; the sheriff being in possession under several extents, one of which, for part of the debt, was tested the day the provisional bargain and sale and assignment were executed, the others having issued subsequently. Rogert v. M'Kenzie, 4 Ves. 752. When defendant's effects have been sold under a venditioni exponas on an extent, in default of claim, it does not conclude his assignees under a commission of bankruptcy; and they will be allowed, on application, to enter their claim, and Slead in...show more

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