The Reporter; Containing Decisions of the Supreme and Circuit Courts of the United States, Courts of Last Resort in the Several States, and the English Courts Volume 15

The Reporter; Containing Decisions of the Supreme and Circuit Courts of the United States, Courts of Last Resort in the Several States, and the English Courts Volume 15

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...roads, by changes of seasons, by the nature of the trafiic on different roads, and by many other changing circumstances; or that anything more was meant than that the legislature should pass, as it has done, general laws to carry into effect the constitutional provision referred to. Nor do we think that by the Act of October 14, 1879, a grant of power was made to the railroad commission, which power could only be exercised directly by the legislature itself. The difference between the power to pass a law and the power to adopt rules and regulations to carry into effect a law already passed 1-apparent and strikingly great, and this we understand to be the distinction recognized by all the courts as the true rule in determining whether or not in such cases a. legislative power is granted. The former would be unconstitutional, whilst; the latter would not. 91 U. S. 357; Ti'lle_1/ v. Savannah, F701-ida and Western Razlroad C0(Ulliled States Circuit Court, Southern District of Georgia). I Pamphlet decisions SuPPBII19 Court of Georgia, September term, 1880, and cases cited; 94 U. S-113, 155, 164; Code, 3246, 218, 204. _ _ _ The charters of incorporated companies, granting exclusive privileges to the corpoTMOYB, are always to be strictly construed, and whatever is not expressly given therein, or necessarily to be implied therefrom, is withheld. 27 Peuu-St. 339; 97 U-3-656 VOL. xv. 23 434 FAULKNER v. CITY or AURORA. The Act of 1833, p. 262, granting a charter to the Georgia Railroad Company, and providing "that the said Georgia Railroad Company shall at all times have the exclusive right of transportation or conveyance of persons, merchandise, and produce over the railroad and railroads to be by them constructed, while they see...show more

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  • Paperback | 586 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,034g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236770412
  • 9781236770417