The Punjab Record; Or, Reference Book for Civil Officers

The Punjab Record; Or, Reference Book for Civil Officers : Containing the Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Determined by the Chief Court of the Punjab and Decisions by the Financial Commissioner of the Punjab Volume 26, PT. 1

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...every-day life, in which a final demand is maldeupon the alleged 'debtor (in its widest sense) with a view to avoiding litigation, if that be possible. This letter of demand the Legislature makes a preliminary step before a suit against Go3escribes"its contents I and the modes of delivery, and the period to elapse between ' the date of delivery and the institutidn of the 'sift.' Having ' 7 done this much, itis, to my untferstainding, only to be expected that the Legislature would not further encroach upon the liberty of the subject, but would leave the demandant against Government as free to choose, at his own risk, the means of delivering the notice, as the 'den1andant is in respect of any other person whom he may intend to sue. If the end is gained, that is to say, if notice is given in proper form by delivery to the proper person, or by being left at the proper place, the means employed I A would seem to be a matter of no concern to any person but the defendant. But there is more to be said with reference to the table of Statutes. Let it be supposed that a person of average intelligence aud exceeding caution, anxious in his own interest to do all that the law could be deemed to require of him under Section 424, after reading and considering that section, felt a doubt whether the Postal Department was an admissible or a forbidden agency for delivery of his notice. He would probably consider it advisable to read the Code of Civil Procedure, in order to ascertain whether there was in it any general prohibition of the use of the Post Office, itself a public institution controlled by the Government. Doing so, he would find that even Courts are authorized to make use of it for the purpose of delivering the more

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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 608g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236830857
  • 9781236830852