Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery Volume . 45

Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery Volume . 45

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: relief on the ground of laches or acquiescence. lllrrniion v. Moat, ix.. 266 ACT OF PARLIAMENT. See Jomr Srocx COMPANY. An Act of Parliament, empowering commissioners to inclose the common lands in a certain township, reciting the titles of certain landowners, and that it would be greatly for the advantage of the proprietors of the common lands that the same should be divided and inclosed, enacted that it should be lawful for the commissioners to set out and make such ditches, watercourses, nnd bridges, of such extent and form, and in such situations, as they should deem necessary, in the lands to be inclosed; and also to enlarge, cleanse, or alter the course of, and improve any of, the existing ditches, watercourses, or bridg-es, as well in and on the same lands, as also in any ancient inclosures or other lands in the township, as they should deem necessary: --1Idd, that the Act did not empower the commissioncrs to alter the drains in the common lands, so as to overload an ancient drain which flowed through the common lands from another township, and thereby to obstruct the drainage of the lands in such other township, to the damage and injury of the owners of such lands. Dawson v. Pacer, v. 415 Where an Act of Parliament empowers certain persons to deal with their own property, or with property in a. certain place or district, or defined by a certain description, and does not, by express words, or by necessary implication, import that the Legislature intended to affect the rights of other persons in other property, Courts of law do not construe mere general words in the Act as affecting the rights of strangers as to property not within the description of that with which the Act expressly purports to deaL 1b. Whether an Act of Parliament more

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