Digested Index to the Reported Decisions in the House of Lords, Privy Councilnd in the Courts of Common Law, Equity, Divorce, Probatedmiralty

Digested Index to the Reported Decisions in the House of Lords, Privy Councilnd in the Courts of Common Law, Equity, Divorce, Probatedmiralty

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...first, that there was no absence of reasonable or probable cause for assuming the Court of Bankruptcy not to have the power of protecting the bankrupt from arrest in respect of the rate made before, but not allowed till after tho bankruptcy. Phillips v. Naylor, 4 H. & N. 665; 5 Jur., N. S., 966; 28 L. J., Exch., 228--Exch. Held, secondly, that there was no absence of reasonable or probable cause for supposing that the protection order was not good against the warrant of commitment in respect of the aggregate of all the rates. Ib. Held, thirdly, that thore was no evidence of malice. Ib. Held, fourthly, that trespass would not lie against the overseers for causing the bankrupt to be arrested under the warrant of commitment Ib. Malicious Injuries to Property.'--In an action for false imprisonment for an arrest on a charge under the Malicious Trespass Act (7 & 8 Geo. 4, c. 30) the defendant having paid 51. into court, and the jury having given a verdict for 15/., the judge not having certified, --Held, that the defendant was entitled to a suggestion to deprive the plaintiff of costs. Norwood v. Pitt, 28 L. J., Exch., 212. MANDAMUS. Where the Writ lies generally.'--A meeting was duly held, for the purpose of considering whether the ratepayers of a place would adopt the Local Government Act (21 & 22 Vict, c. 98). A resolution was moved and seconded in favour of the adoption, and tho chairman of the meeting declared that it was carried. An appeal was presented to the Secretary of State for the Home Department; and he decided that the resolution had been carried, and that the vote of the meeting was valid: --Held, upon an application for a mandamus, to compel the summoning officer to cause a poll of the ratepayers to be takim, for tho purpose...show more

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