The Law and Practice of the Stock Exchange: With Appendices Containing the Rules and Regulations Annotated, and Forms of Instruments Accompanying a Mortgage of Securities

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W. Clowes and Sons, 1897 - Electronic books - 328 pages
 

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Page 252 - State, if satisfied with the evidence adduced, shall take the case of the applicant into consideration, and may, with or without assigning any reason, give or withhold a certificate as he thinks most conducive to the public good, and no appeal shall lie from his decision, but such certificate shall not take effect until the applicant has taken the oath of allegiance.
Page 253 - Kingdom, with this qualification, that he shall not, wlien within the limits of the foreign State of which he was a subject previously to obtaining his certificate of naturalization, be deemed to be a British subject unless he has ceased to be a subject of that State in pursuance of the laws thereof, or in pursuance of a treaty to that effect.
Page 221 - Company, to hold unto the said CD, his executors, administrators, and assigns, subject to the several conditions on which I held the same at the time of the execution hereof; and I, the said CD, do hereby agree to take the said share [or shares] subject to the same conditions.
Page 182 - The essence of gaming and wagering is that one party is to win and the other to lose upon a future event, which at the time of the contract is of an uncertain nature ; that is to say, if the event turns out one way A will lose, but if it turns out the other way he will win.
Page 95 - Now it appears to me that if a principal gives an order to an agent in such uncertain terms as to be susceptible of two different meanings, and the agent...
Page 216 - If the name of any person is without sufficient cause entered in or omitted from the register of members of any company under this act, or if default is made or unnecessary delay takes place in entering on the register the fact of any person having ceased to be a member of the company...
Page 82 - B" annuities of the Eastern Bengal, the East Indian, and the Scinde, Punjaub, and Delhi railways, and any like annuities which may at any time hereafter be created on the purchase of any other railway by the...
Page 84 - (5) A trustee having a general power to invest trust moneys in or upon the security of shares, stock, mortgages, bonds, or debentures of companies incorporated by or acting under the authority of an Act of Parliament, may invest in, or upon the security of, mortgage debentures duly issued under and in accordance with the provisions of the Mortgage Debenture Act 1865.
Page 157 - For the sale, transfer, or acceptance of any of the Government or Parliamentary stocks or funds :— Where the value of such stocks or funds does not exceed 20 ... 060 In any other case 0 10 0 Of any kind whatsoever not hereinbefore described"!
Page 190 - A contract does not fall under the head of gaming contracts merely because it is entered into in furtherance of a speculation. It is a legitimate commercial transaction to buy a commodity in the expectation that it will rise in value, and with the intention of realizing a

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