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STATUTES OF PRACTICAL IMPORTANCE PASSED STATUTES ABSTRACTED-(continued).
DURING THE LAST SESSION OF PARLIA. cap. 75. An Act to remove Doubts concerning the due
Acknowledgment of Deeds by Married Women in
certain Cases, (7th August, 1854), 346
cap. 77. An Act to provide for the Mode of passing Let.
ters-patent and other Acts of the Crown relating
to India, and for vesting certain Powers in the
Governor-General of India in Council, (7th Au.
gust, 1854), 347
cap. 78. An Act to appoint Persons to administer Oaths,
and to substitute Stamps in lieu of Fees, and for
other Purposes, in the High Court of Admiralty of
England, (7th August, 1854), ib.
cap. 79. An Act for further regulating the Sale of Beer
and other Liquors on the Lord's Day, (7th Au-
gust, 1854), 354
of Justice in the Court of Chancery of the County
Palatine of Lancaster, (7th August, 1854), ib.
cap. 83. An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Stamp
Duties, (9th August, 1854), 357
cap. 84. An Act to extend the Provisions of the Acts for
the Augmentation of Benefices, (10th August,
cap. 87. An Act to make further Provision for the Burial
of the Dead in England beyond the Limits of the
Metropolis, (10th August, 1854), ib.
cap. 88. An Act to render valid certain Marriages of
British Subjects in Mexico (10th August, 1854), ib.
cap. 90. An Act to repeal the Laws relating to Usury and
to the Inrolment of Annuities, (10th August,
cap. 95. An Act to make better Provision for the Admi-
nistration of the Laws relating to the Public
Health, (10th August, 1854), 370
speedy and efficient Dispatch of Business in the
High Court of Chancery, (10th August, 1854), 371
cap. 101. An Act to continue and amend the Acts now in
force relating to Friendly Societies, (10th August,
lating to Bribery, Treating, and undue Influence
at Elections of Members of Parliament, (10th
August, 1854), ib.
lating to Merchant Shipping, (10th August, 1854),
Militia in England and Wales, (11th August,
cap. 106. An Act for amending the Laws relating to the
Militia, and raising a Volunteer Militia Force in
Scotland, (11th August, 1854), ib.
Ballots for the Militia of the United Kingdom,
(11th August, 1854), 415
Clothing, and contingent and other Expenses of
the Disembodied Militia in Great Britain and
Ireland ; to grant Allowances in certain Cases to
Subaltern Officers, Adjutants, Paymasters, Quar-
geon's Mates, and Serjeant-majors of the Militia ;
and to authorise the Employment of the Non-
commissioned Officers, (11th August, 1854), ib.
litan Sewers Acts, (11th August, 1854), 416
cap. 113. An Act to amend the Law relating to the Ad-
ministration of the Estates of Deceased Persons,
(11th August, 1854), ib.
cap. 115. An Act to amend the Law relative to the Re.
moval of Prisoners in Custody, (11th August,
Incumbered Estates in the West Indies, (11th
August, 1854), ib.
cap. 119. An Act for regulating Appointments to Offices
in the Court of Bankruptcy, and for amending the
Laws relating to Bankrupts, (11th August, 1854),
SURETY, RELEASE OF–(continued).
doubt and conflict of opinion as to some portions of, 225
position of the surety shall not be varied, ib.
When equity will interfere in cases of, 367
relating to Merchant Shipping, and to continue
cess, Practice, and Mode of Pleading in, and en-
Letter of “ W. A." as to, 59
TION, NOTES, AND AN INDEX. By H.
Thring, M. A. Review of, 15
CHANGES IN THE LAW OF. Observations on,
ferent countries, ib.
A proposed change, ib.
MON-LAW PROCEDURE ACT, 1854. On the
practice as to, 453
be followed, ib.
Remarks upon, 521
done on, ib.
judgment of Lord Kenyon, C.J., in, ib.
STATE OF THE LAW AS TO, UNDER THE
ROMAN CATHOLICS. Observations on, 261
THE CHANCERY IMPROVEMENT ACT AS
difficulties occasioned thereby, ib.
DITOR AND THE PRINCIPAL DEBTOR. On
TENANT, LIABILITY OF, TO REPAIR PREMISES,
IN THE ABSENCE OF AGREEMENT. Cases
French law on the above questions, ib.
OF, TO THE CIVIL COURTS, 31
siastical Courts, 37
sioners as to, ib.
procedure of the Court of Chancery to be adopted in, 78
TION OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL COURTS.
Remarks on the promised bill as to, 30
these cases, ib.
testamentary causes, ib.
nial causes, ib.
temporal courts, ib.
TITLE DEEDS, USUAL CONDITION GIVING CUS. WARBUTTON v. WARBUTTON—(continued).
TODY OF, TO THE PURCHASER OF THE this is shewn by O'Hara v. Chaine, 198
this is in accordance with the authorities, ib.
other objections to Vice-Chancellor Stuart's decision, ib.
UNDER, INJUNCTION TO RESTRAIN PRO. suggestions as to, ib.
CEEDINGS ON. When it will be granted, 365 WESTMINSTER, CHANCERY SITTINGS AT. Re-
marks on the inconvenience of, 93
STRAIN PROCEEDINGS ON. Rules as to grant LIKELY TO ARISE RESPECTING THEM.
Remarks upon, 58
acts by which they are authorised, ib.
general purpose of, ib.
and to purchase property, ib.
to sell ground-rents and reversions, ib.
sect. 84 of the first act, ib.
proviso in sect. 50 of second act, ib.
materiality of, ib.
power of mortgage, ib.
sects. 18, 19, and 20 of third act, ib.
effect of, 59
general observations on these powers, ib.
responsibility of commissioners, ib.
bonds are charges on the property, ib.
rights of bondholders, ib.
as to mortgagees, ib.
as to each other, ib.
difficulties which may arise in the event of the funds of
commissioners proving deficient, ib.
letter of “T.J. B." as to, 79
to quality WIDOW, ELECTION OF, BETWEEN HER DOWER
AND THE PROVISION MADE FOR HER BY
WILL. Case of Warbutton v. Warbutton as to, 197
judgment of Vice-Chancellor Stuart thereon, ib.
review of, ib.
not supported by authority, 198
other objections to, ib.
WIFE'S EQUITY AGAINST HER HUSBAND'S AS.
SIGNEE FOR VALUE. Review of cases as to, 134
rule laid down in, ib.
decision in, 135
it was decided on the authority of Elliott v. Cordell and
Stanton v. Hall, ib.
reasoning on which it was so decided, ib.
it would seem to be supported by the above cases, ib.
judgment of Sir J. L. Knight Bruce, V. C., ib.
effect of this decision, ib.
remarks upon, ib.
distinction taken between a life interest and a gross sum,
absurdity of, ib.
illustrations of this, ib.
cases of Wilkinson v. Charlesworth and Marsack v.
mode in which doctrine stated in, ib.
in this form it is free from inconsistency, ib.
doctrine in Tidd v. Lister and Elliott v. Cordell unte.
nable on principle, ib.
not consistent with authority, ib.
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