Law Notes Volume 16

Law Notes Volume 16

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...and by the Superior Court of Queen's Bench. He (the judge) had no particular concern in protecting these people, but he had very much concern in protecting poor people who could not afford to pay these charges. There was no propriety in these people setting up their offices for the alleged recovery of debts, and so far as he was concerned he hoped all poor people would not put themselves in the hands of such persons--he did not say anything against any particular person--so long as they could help it. It worked injustice and oppression to those who paid these charges, and so far as he was concerned he should not give facilities to any of these persons, who were unauthorized to deal in these matters, for recovering claims against the poor. Solicitors should in a friendly way show this " par." to the Registrars of their County Courts. At the Licensing Commission, Mr. Edward Maitland, solicitor to the Licensed Victuallers' Protection Society, London, said the magistrates had been licensing authorities for 500 years; and from the time of Edward VI. down to 1828 good behaviour secured by recognizances was"the only condition to retain a licence practically in perpetuity. The system of granting licences annually commenced in 1729, soon after the levying of a yearly excise duty. He would prefer selection in forming a licensing authority, but as it seemed so impossible to get rid of partiality on one side or the other, he would abolish all disqualifications as to granting licences and renewals. He consideredlthat the present day justices had constituted themselves the legislature, and imposed conditions which were never contemplated by statute. Many thinking persons will, we believe, indorse Mr. Maitland's last...
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 599g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236897463
  • 9781236897466