International Commercial Law: Being the Principles of Mercantile Law of the Following and Other Countries, Viz.: England, Scotland, Ireland, British India, British Colonies, Austria, Belgium ...

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V. and R. Stevens, Sons and Haynes, 1863 - Commercial law - 1154 pages
 

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Page 275 - ... such as may fairly and reasonably be considered either arising naturally, ie according to the usual course of things, from such breach of contract itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties, at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it.
Page 275 - ... as by the known usage of trade or the like, acquired a peculiar sense distinct from the popular sense of the same words...
Page xlix - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective — that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 198 - ... to such amount as the members may respectively undertake by the memorandum of association to contribute to the assets of the company in the event of its being wound up.
Page 201 - The amount of capital with which the Company proposes to be registered divided into shares of a certain fixed amount: Subject to the following regulations : (1).
Page 257 - Things ; (that is to say,) (1) The Name of the proposed Company, with the Addition of the Word »Limited...
Page 249 - Act destroys, mutilates, alters, or falsifies any books, papers, writings, or securities, or makes or is privy to the making of...
Page 193 - ... every person so offending or aiding, abetting or assisting therein, being convicted thereof in manner hereinafter mentioned, shall be imprisoned only, or shall and may be imprisoned and kept to hard labour, for any time not exceeding three calendar months.
Page 159 - Any bill of lading, India warrant, dock warrant, warehouse keeper's certificate, warrant or order for the delivery of goods, or any other document used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorizing or purporting to authorize, either by indorsement or by delivery the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented...
Page 134 - Any contract which if made between private persons would be by law required to be in writing, and signed by the parties to be charged therewith, may be made on behalf of the company in writing signed by any person acting under the express or implied authority of the company, and such contract may in the same manner be varied or discharged.

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