Reports of Cases Determined in the Appeal and Chancery Divisions and Selected Cases in the King's Bench and at Chambers of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick; With Tables of the Names of Cases Decided and Names of the Cases Volume 24

Reports of Cases Determined in the Appeal and Chancery Divisions and Selected Cases in the King's Bench and at Chambers of the Supreme Court of New Brunswick; With Tables of the Names of Cases Decided and Names of the Cases Volume 24

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...as Secretary was doubtful. This was an appeal from the County Court of Kent. The action was trover to recover the value of a Waggon which had been seized and sold under an execution for school taxes, caused to be issued by the defendant acting as Secretary to School Trustees. On the trial, it appeared that defendant, after the annual school meeting in January, 1882, was acting as Secretary to the Board of Trustees of which he was onc. There was no evidence to throw any doubt upon the legality of his appointment at that time, but at the session of the Legislature in April, 1882, the School Law (Consol. Statutes c. 65) was amended by providing that annual school meetings should be held in October of each year, instead of January. The term of one of the Trustees (not the defendant) would expire' in October, 1882. It did not appear whether or not any school meeting was held in October of that year, but there was evidence of a meeting in December following, at which a third trustee was appointed to take the place of the retiring. Trustee. There was no evidence of the re-appointment of defendant as secretary after the meeting in December, but it was shown that he continued to act as such. There was considerable doubt whether plaintiff was a resident of the school District on which the assessment was made, and the question whether he was a resident or not was left to the jury. No notice of action had been served on the defendant prior to the commencement of the suit. The learned County Court Judge directed the jury, that if they thought the defendant acted bonafide in the execution of his duty in his oflicial capacity as Secretary of the Trustees in 1834. August.93. 1334-jury found against the defendant; and on appeal on the i MICHEAU...show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236804147
  • 9781236804143