The Nova Scotia Reports ...: Containing Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia ...

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Page 98 - Release of the same, unless in the meantime some Part of the Principal Money, or some Interest thereon, shall have been paid, or some Acknowledgment of the Right thereto shall have been given in Writing signed by the Person by whom the same shall be payable, or his Agent, to the Person entitled thereto, or his Agent...
Page 318 - And equity protects a parol gift of land, equally with a parol agreement to sell it, if accompanied by possession, and the donee, induced by the promise to give it, has made valuable improvements on the property.
Page 449 - Is it proved affirmatively that the confession was free and voluntary,— that is, was it preceded by any inducement to make a statement held out by a person in authority ? If so, and the inducement has not clearly been removed before the statement was made, evidence of the statement is inadmissible.
Page 562 - ... committed, it is expedient that the offender be released on probation of good conduct, the Court may, instead of sentencing him at once to any punishment, direct that he be released on his entering into a...
Page 449 - . . . a confession, in order to be admissible, must be free and voluntary: that is, must not be extracted by any sort of threats or violence, nor obtained by any direct or implied promises, however slight, nor by the exertion of any improper influence.
Page 97 - ... any mortgage, judgment, or lien, or otherwise charged upon (a) or payable out of any land or rent, at law or in equity, or any legacy (6), but within twenty years next after a present right to receive the same shall have accrued to some person capable of giving a discharge for or release of the same...
Page 318 - ... to inquire, have stepped in and relaxed the rigidity of this rule, and hold that a part performance removes the bar of the statute, on the ground that it is a fraud for the vendor to insist on the absence of a written instrument, when he has permitted the contract to be partly executed.
Page 443 - The object of a trial is the administration of justice in a course as free from doubt or chance of miscarriage as merely human administration of it can be - not the interests of either party.
Page 571 - PERFORMANCE BOND — The security furnished by the contractor to guarantee the completion of the work in accordance with the terms of the contract. AND...
Page 319 - The question then is, whether a parol promise by one owning lands, to give the same to another, will be enforced in equity, when the promisee has been induced by the promise to go into possession, and with the knowledge of the promisor make comparatively large expenditures in permanent improvements upon the land. It is and must be...

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