Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 36

Reports of the Supreme Court of Canada Volume 36

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...the Montreal Street Railway Company did lay double rails across the line of the railway of the applicant company, at the intersection of said Ernest Street with Pius IX. Avenue, thereby obstructing and impeding the establishment of the applicant company's line of railway as authorized by the said orders of the Board of the 8th of June and the 30th of September, 1904, said obstruction being in violation of the said orders--therefore Ir Is oanniu-:0 That the Montreal Street Railway Company do, at its own cost and expense, remove, within forty-eight hours after the service upon it of this order, the rails and other obstructions so laid down by the said Montreal Street Railway Company at the intersection of Ernest Street and Pius IX. Avenue, in the Town of Maisonneuve, and restore the roadway as nearly as possible to its original condition. In answer to the respondents' application to the Board for that order, the appellant company had pleaded as one of the grounds for their opposition to the respondent's application that: The Town of Maisonneuve had no power to grant to the Montreal Terminal Railway Company and the Montreal Terminal Railway Company had no power to acquire from the Town of Maisonneuve the right to construct or operate branch or circuit lines by electricity in the town and the contract referred to as passed before Ecrement, Notary, on the 30th day of April, 1904. was ultra oires of the town and. moreover, could not under the statutes of the Province of Quebec, bind the said town, except with the approval and sanction of the municipal electors of the said town and the approval of the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council, neither of which approvals had been obtained, The appellants, by that plea, based their...show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123697333X
  • 9781236973337