The New Zealand Law Reports, Volume 21

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New Zealand Council of Law Reporting, 1902 - Courts
Digest for 1903-1907 contains "Index of cases reported in the Gazette law reports and not reported in the New Zealand law reports."

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Page 340 - Wherever there is a real likelihood that the judge would, from kindred or any other cause, have a bias in favour of one of the parties, it would be very wrong in him to act ; and we are not to be understood to say, that where there is a real bias of this sort this Court would not interfere...
Page 112 - Where there is nothing in the context of a will from which it is apparent that a testator has Used the words in which he has expressed himself in any other than their strict and primary sense...
Page 74 - ... the law considers such publication as malicious, unless it is fairly made by a person in the discharge of some public or private duty, whether legal or moral, or in the conduct of his own affairs, in matters where his interest is concerned.
Page 254 - ... if it shall find that the petitioner has during the marriage been guilty of adultery, or if the petitioner shall, in the opinion of the court, have been guilty of unreasonable delay in presenting or prosecuting such petition, or of cruelty towards the other party to the marriage, or of having deserted or wilfully separated himself or herself from the other party before the adultery complained of, and without reasonable excuse, or of such wilful neglect or misconduct as has conduced to the adultery.
Page 645 - A person when charged before a court of summary jurisdiction with an offence, in respect of the commission of which an offender is liable on summary conviction to be imprisoned for a term exceeding three months...
Page 112 - ... sensible with reference to extrinsic circumstances, it is an inflexible rule of construction, that the words of the will shall be interpreted in their strict and primary sense, and in no other, although they may be capable of some popular or secondary interpretation, and although the most conclusive evidence of intention to use them in such popular or secondary sense be tendered.
Page 188 - Provided always, and these presents are upon this express condition, that if the said party of the first part, their heirs, executors or administrators, shall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid, to the said party of the second part...
Page 205 - Legislature has authorised, if it be done negligently. And I think that if by a reasonable exercise of the powers, either given by statute to the promoters, or which they have at common law, the damage could be prevented, it is, within this rule, ' negligence ' not to make such reasonable exercise of their powers.
Page 74 - In such cases the occasion prevents the inference of malice, which the law draws from unauthorized communications, and affords a qualified defence depending upon the absence of actual malice. If fairly warranted by any reasonable occasion or exigency, and honestly made, such communications are protected for the common convenience and welfare of society ; and the law has not restricted the right to make them within any narrow limits.

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