The Law Relating to Railway, Bank, Insurance, Mining and Other Joint-Stock Companies; With an Appendix, Containing Statutes, Cases at Law and in Equity, Resolutions of the Houses of Parliament as to Railway and Other Bills, Forms of

The Law Relating to Railway, Bank, Insurance, Mining and Other Joint-Stock Companies; With an Appendix, Containing Statutes, Cases at Law and in Equity, Resolutions of the Houses of Parliament as to Railway and Other Bills, Forms of

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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. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ... be kept in repair. It was held, (Parke, B. dub.) that the company had no right to pass any water below the lock, though necessary to the lower part of the canal, except where it was necessarily passed by barges being lowered through the lock, and that the notch was not authorized by the act. Blackmore v. The Glamorganshire Canal Company, 2 Crom. M. & R. 133. The Monmouthshire Canal Act provided, that upon auxiliary rail-roads made by private individuals, under the authority of the act, the tolls should not exceed the rate charged by the canal company, which for the articles of limestone and ironstone was restricted to 2d. per ton per mile; and it also empowered the canal company, by agreement with the land-owners, itself to make auxiliary rail-roads, on which tolls not exceeding 5d. per ton per mile might be charged. Certain land-owners and owners of iron works, and, amongst others, the lessees of the Beaufort Iron Works, formed a joint-stock company, and under the powers given by the act made a rail-road, connecting a lime-stone quarry with the several iron works and the rail-roads of the canal company. In the partnership deed of the rail-road company the lessees of the Beaufort Iron Works covenanted with the other shareholders to procure all the lime-stone used in the said works from the said quarry, and to convey it and all the ironstone from the mines along the rail-road, and to pay a toll of 5d. per ton per mile for the same. It was held that the covenant was a fraud upon the canal company and the legislature, and therefore ought not to be specially enforced by injunction. Keppell v. Bailey, 2 Myl. & K. 517. By an act establishing a gas company, it was enacted that if any person should refuse or neglect, for ten days after demand, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236540956
  • 9781236540959