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 42, 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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...his own custody, whether in his compartment OI' elsewhere, and "luggage " consists of " parcels and packages." The next contention was that section 72 of the Act makes the Company liable as a bailee under the Indian Contract Act. The presence in the section of the words " subject to the other provisions of this Act " adequately meets this contention which has no force. The next contention was that Currency Notes are not included in the second schedule to the Act. Clause (b) of the schedule, in my opinion, covers them. They are promises to pay, made by a person on behalf of the Government of India, although they are not included in the difinition of Proznissary Note in section 4 of the Negotiable Instruments Act for the purposes of that Act. lOth Nov. 1906. Rsvisios SIDE. s They are, moreover, securities for the payment of mono?' even though they may not be bank notes. This oontent'on.h9-8 no force. The last contention is that the Company were lwblfi for the whole value of the non-scheduled of the contents of the box, and of Currency Notes up to Rs. 100., Muhammad Abdul Ghafloor v. Secretary of State for India (') is directly against this contention, and section 75 (1) provitli-:8 for freedom from responsibility, for the " loss, destruction or deterioration of the parcel or package " not merely for freedom from responsibility for the loss of the contents of such parcel or package. The applicant is not, in my opinion, entitled to recover from the Company in respect of the box or of any part of its contents not having complied with the provisions of Section 7-5 (1) of the Act. Jurisdiction of Civil Oourt--Suit for removal of watercourse constructed with the sanction of a Canal...show more

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  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236955390
  • 9781236955395