Law Notes Volume 14

Law Notes Volume 14

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...to charge profit costs. The Bill allowing managing clerks to appear in County Courts for their principa s has been promoted by the Council. The action of the Council with regard to the Land Transfer Bill should be familiar to the rofession. The Council has provided the Select Committee charged to report on the Bill with an abundance of adverse evidence. Other Bills that have received the attention of the Council are the Law of Inheritance Bill, the Sgreme Court (Officers) Bill, the Evidence in Crimin Cases Bill, the Jud ments and Executions Bill, the Land Registry Charges Bill, the Perjury Bill, the South Shields Corporation Bill, and the Administration of Estates (Consolidation) Bill. others, endeavoming to stave ofi the attacks which were threatened against them under the name of otficialism." So spake, at the Solicitors' Benevolent Association Festival, Mr. John Hunter, President of the Incorporated Law Society. Think what that word " oflicialism " means, simply " patronage "; then remember that these attacks were not so bad----save the mark--under Lord Herschell's reign as under Lord Halsbury's; then remember that there is a possibility of Lord Halsbury rei 'ng again for some time, and then--well, let us Ianwyers say our prayers, and let one prayer be for an honest Government to arise in the land. The patronage which officialism creates is the curse of every civilized state. The Commercial Court bids fair to be a success. This is naturally very pleasing to us, for we advocated long ago specialism in judges. If you have special judges for Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty, for ban ruptcy, for company law, for the administration of estates, &c., obviously the right course is to have...show more

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  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 585g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236844203
  • 9781236844200