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GENERAL INDEX TO VOLUME XLVIII.

ABOLISHED Courts of Request, 247

Common Law procedure amendments, 63, 430
Accountant-General's account, 5

Conveyancing reform, 2
Administration of Justice, taxes on, 57,78, 106, 179 Conveyance of Real Property Amendment Bill, 4
Administration of Oaths in Chancery, construction Copyholds' enfranchisement, 123, 184, 227
of Act, 139, 491

leases of, licence, 267, 430
Admiralty Court amendment, 236

Costs, Law of, 8, 32, 50, 65, 66, 80, 125, 126, 223,
Advice to young lawyers, 427

240, 281, 304, 325, 344, 366, 408, 428, 503
Aggregate Meeting of Attorneys at Leeds, 465, 493 County Courts' extension, 4
Alien, purchase of, S3

County Court statistics, analysis of business, 108,
Arresting debtors going abroad, 430

141, 179
Articled Clerks' queries, 32, 66, 410, 504

statistics of, 29
service under agreement, 64

further extension, 473
Debating Society, 206

Country Commissioners to administer oaths, 28,
service of Graduate with Special 68, 147, 247, 330, 431, 512
Pleader, 79

Courts, site of new, 25
attending County Courts and Ma- Criminal Procedure Bill, 24
gistrates, 429

Law Bills, 441
Atkinson on Sheriff Law, 278

expense of administering, 104
Atkinson's Shipping Laws, 159

Justice (Metropolis) Bill, 197
Attorneys and Solicitors, Law of:
taxing costs of trustee, 6

Deuman, Lord, memoir of, 153
solicitor of married woman, 187

Digest of House of Lords' Cases, 170
admission of, 12, 82, 268, 287

Divorce and Matrimonial Cause Bill, 154
change of solicitor, 324
liability for insufficient security, 30

Ecclesiastical Courts, 3; and see Testamentary Ju-
delivery of bill of costs, 49, 185, 389

risdiction
causes of unpopularity, 79, 267

Educational and property qualifications of attor-
liability of separate estate of married woman,

neys, 353, 409, 410
483

Election auditors, 411, 431, 451, 512
striking off the Rolls, 104

Equity reform, 1
renewal of certificate, 446

Practice, decisions on, 9, 31, 51, 81, 161,
Attorneys' Benevolent Institution, 81

262, 282, 304, 325, 342, 343, 366, 390,
Attorneys, taxing costs of, see Turation

408, 429, 442
annual registration, 503

principles, 48
Auction, deposits on sales of estates, 301

Jurisdiction Act, continuation of, 80, 179

Evidence, law of, 31
Bankruptcy, evidence before Commissioners, 363, Examination questions, 10, 127
381

candidates passed, 67, 186
Commissioners' proposed amendments,

result of, 12, 108

information relating to, 51, 83, 483,
Bill, 188, 195, 248

491
costs, taxation of, 239

Examinations at the Inns of Court, 82, 346
Bar, how to get on at, 367

Executor and Trustee Society, 21
education of, 388

rejection of bill, 115
Barristers called, 145
Bills of Exchange Registration Bill, 121, 159, 173, Fees of Courts of Law, 224
193, 220, 269

Fitz-James, Chief Justice, and Bishop Fitz-James,
Bourdin's Exposition of the Land Tax, 300

369
Bribery prevention, 220, 248

Forfeiture of leaseholds for non-insurance, &c., 341
Buayon's Law of Life Insurance, 340

Francis's Law of Charities reviewed, 7

Frauds Prevention Bill, 156
Candidates passed, 67, 186

Fusion of Law and Equity, 83
Chancery new Orders, 122, 140, 188

Procedure Amendment Bill, 198, 255 Grand jurors, non-attendance of, 349
Claims, practice on, 305
Cinque Ports' Jurisdiction, 254

Hamel's Laws of the Customs reviewed, 27
Circuits of the Judges, 144

Husband and wife, leaseholds of, 469
Common Law practice, points in, 160

Husack's Rights of British and Neutral Commerce,
reform, 1

419

41, 58

ness, 373

520

GENERAL INDEX TO VOLUME XLVIII. Incorporated Law Society, opposition of, to Joint Parliament, returns, Common Law trials, 283 Stock Trust Bill, 73, 89, 113

Partnerships dissolved, 68, 146, 248, 330, 431, 512 annnal meeting, 161

limited liability, 193, 393 Report of Council, 285, 303, 325

Patents, report of Commissioners, 463 Inns of Court and Chancery Commission, 34, 52, Pauper suit, costs in, 125 153, 270, 421, 433

Pedigree evidence, 366 Insolvency, rent under, 33

Perpetual Commissioners, 68, 147, 247, 330, 431 Insurance against fire, 66

Postponed law bills, 273
Pratt's Prize Cou

123 James on Building Society Mortgages, 462

Privileges of solicitors as to serving office, 187 Judges' salaries payable from Consolidated Fund, Prorogation of Parliament, 289

Preston Borough Court, 409 179 Judgments Execution Bill, 136

Public General Acts, list of, 447
Kerr's Common Law Procedure Act, 476

Real estates charges, 237
Receiving money out of Court, 30

Record repository, 81
Langdale, Lord, character of, 349

Recorder of Hull, 228
Lancaster Palatine Chancery Court, 175, 228, 233
Law Association, annual report, 345

Recordership of Brighton, 407 appointments, 52, 69, 84, 109, 168, 209, 228, Results of the last Session, 295

Rent-charge, franchise, 247 248, 310, 411, 512 bills before parliament, 213

Registration of deeds, 226

Remuneration of solicitors, graduated percentage, reform, state of, 1 Fire Insurance Society, 104

45, 133, 253, 287, 333 Students' Debating Society, 206

Rivalry of superior and inferior Courts, 150 Union Insurance Company, 184

Royal assents, 310
Lawyers in parliament, 371
Leaseholds, church, 223

Saturday balf-holiday, 267, 282, 348, 430, 446, 469 Life assurance agents, 364

Settlements, voluntary, 48 Local Courts of Equity, 233

Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, 391 and Personal Acts, list of, 450, 470,

Solicitors' bills of costs, warning as to, 406

487, 509 London, city of, recommendations of Commis

costs, nonpayment of, 348 sioners, 49

arrangements and regulation of their busiCommissioners to administer oaths in Chancery, 12, 146, 188, 330

plan of accounts, 313

Stamp Duties, 76, 136, 228, 155 regulations, 28 Lunacy, new orders, 299

Acts, consolidation of, 482

on agreement, 391

Statutes, new, see Contents. Manor of Kennington, 123, 140, 243, 266, 287, 302, construction of, 9, 31, 51, 80, 161, 262,

344, 426 Married woman, acknowledgments of, 28, 146,219,

282, 304, 343, 390

Law Commission, 258, SSO 248

revision and consolidation of, 415 Marriage, breach of promise, 145

Story on tbe Common Law, 371
Masters in Chancery, state of business, 262
Medico-legal evidence, 442

Stowe, Mrs., on English Law and Lawyers, 590 Mercantile Law, Commissioners report, 157

Succession Duty Act, 345 differences in England and Scotland, Taxation of solicitors' costs, 169, 223, 239, 258,

177, 203, 264, 585, 102 Merrifield's Burgess's Manual, 324

280, 304, 345, 147, 502 And see Custs.

Taxes on administration of Justice, see Administra. Metropolitan and Provincial Law Association, 9

tion of Justice. annual report, 141, 162, 183 general meeting at Leeds, 408, 465, 495 Trust Companies, Joint-Stock, progress of Bills,

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Testamentary Jurisdiction Bill, 77 Mortmain Bill, restriction of personal bequests, 73, 89, 113 27, 77

speech of counsel against, 89

Tudor on Partnership, 137 Newcastle-on-Tyne Borough Court, 409

Tudor's Charitable Trusts' Act, 255 Notarial attestations, 24S Notice to quit, 309

United Law Clerks' Society : Norwich Borough Court, 188

annual report of, 164

annual meeting, 240 Oaths in Chancery in Scotland, 205

Usury Laws repeal, 175
Obituary, legal, 207, 483, 504
Official copies, charge for, 83

Vacation business, 305
Oke on Turnpike Roads, 46

Vendor and purchaser, 408, 429 Orders in Chancery, 122, 140, 188

Vivâ voce examination in Chancery, 104

Voluntary and incomplete settlements, 48
Parish registers, 243
Parliament, new members of, 69, 147, 431, 512 Warwick Assizes Bill, 137

Wife's equity to settlement, 309
Chancery oral evidence, 51

Witnesses' Bill, 25

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME XLIX.

NEW STATUT ES EFFECTING ALTERA. Testamentary Jurisdiction, 449,451, 469, 470,492 TIONS IN THE LAW.

Ecclesiastical Courts, Jurisdiction in Defamation Episcopal and Capitular Estates Management, 5

Abolition, 345 Literary and Scientific Institutions, 25

Stamp Duties and Postage on Newspapers, 351 Church Building Acts' Amendment, 48

Stamps on Bankers' Drafts, 503 Gaming Houses' Suppression, 49

Increase of Income Tax, 503 Burials beyond Metropolis, 63

LAW REFORM AND SUGGESTED IMFriendly Societies' Discbarge, 89

PROVEMENTS,
Acts'Continuance and Amend-

Auction deposits on sales of estates, 14, 88
ment, 90

Forfeiture of leaseholds, 32
Incumbered Estates (West Indies), 121, 138

Shee on Fusion of Law and Equity, 43
Militia, 212
Railway and Canal Traffic, 213

Saturday balf-holiday, 55, 56, 113, 303, 460 Sale of Beer, 215

Law reporting and law books, 61

Irish Incumbered Estates' Commission, 77 Real Estate Charges, 153, 186

Limited liability, 81, 83, 117, 118, 143, 229 PARLIAMENT.

Removal of the Courts, 131, 166, 243, 258, 345 Prorogation and meeting of, 57, 95, 104, 121

Reformation of juvenile offenders, 195 Fees and expenses in, 269

Consolidation of Stamp Laws, 201 New administration, 282

Lord Brougham on reforms of last Session, 255 Unqualified practitioners in, 309

Proposed Minister of Justice, 272 Business of House of Commons, 445

Amendment of Criminal law, 333, 369, 501 New Members, 95, 166, 243, 325, 425, 502

Lists of warrants of attorney, &c., 375 Proceedings relating to the Law, 119, 263, 280,

New project of Chancery reform, 396 389, 404

Further reforms in bankruptcy, 415 Alphabetical List of Statutes, 65

Ecclesiastical Courts, 429, 431 List of Private Acts, 17

Extension of Charitable Trusts' Act, 476 House of Lords' Appeals, 98, 227, 247, 467, 486

Printing Common Law pleadings, 503 Privy COUNCIL APPEALS, 285

Objections to barring dower, 35
PARLIAMENTARY REPORTS AND RE-

Registration of titles, 158, 169
TURNS.

Copyhold enfranchisement, 184, 238, 279
Business in Masters' Offices, 582

COUNTY COURTS. Accountant-General's Return, 336, 420

Proposed extension, 21 Charity Commissioners, 392

Fees, 37 County Court Commissioners, 502

Registry, 56 Expiring Laws, 459

Increase of Judges' salaries, 296, 377, 400, 462 Number of Acts of Parliament, 375

Change of Circuits, 385 Common Law Fees and Disbursements, 73

Names of Judges and dates of call, 423, 461 Poor Law, 344

Taxes on justice in, 261 Bankruptcy, 424

Notes on circuit relating to, 419
Copybold, 345

NEW RULES AND ORDERS.
Inclosure Commission, 352
Tithe, 314

Lords, as to private Bill in House of, 324
Incumbered Estates' Court, Ireland, 395

Court of Chancery, business of, 72, 365 Court of Session, Scotland, 595

Appointment of examiners, 219

Transfer of causes, 419 NOTES ON RECENT STATUTES.

Maintenance of lunatic, 218, 252 Equity Jurisdiction Act :

Taxing costs on motion for decree, 445 Evidence in inquiries under decree, 94

Examination of witnesses, &c., 231 Administration of bequest by married woman, 94

Indorsement of orders on counsel's brief, 445 Admission of affidavits where oral evidence, 111 Costs of proceedings in Judges' Chambers, 271, Reception of broker's books as prima facie evi.

405 dence, 273

Unclaimed dividends, 275, 301 Common Law Procedure Act, 1852:

Petition of appeal-Office copy, 383 Suggestion on not proceeding to trial, 184

Appeals before Lord Chancellor, 300 Attachment of debts, 238

Postponement of causes, 365 Friendly Societies' Acts, 480

Appeals before Lords' Justices, 324

Easter vacation, 335, 445 NEW BILLS IN PARLIAMENT.

Unopposed petitions, 282 Executor and Trustee Society, 104, 189, 249, Under Common Law Procedure Act, 1854, 87, 104 330, 349, 489

Appointment of examiners, 219 Dishonoured Bills of Exchange, 154, 282, 289,

Extension of Procedure Act, 77, 113, 352 291, 329, 331, 372, 436, 456, 474, 502

Payment of money into Court, 235 Judgments Execution, &c., 173

Traffic on railways and canals, 256 Savings' Banks and Friendly Societies’ Invest- Form of affidavit, 261 ments, 252

Business at Judges' Chambers, 384 Protection of Purchasers against Judgments, Bankruptcy-Remuneration of official assignee, 272 274, 310, 344

Commitment of insolvent by County Court, 282 Speedy Trial of Offenders, 293

Admiralty Court fees, 131 Despatch of Business in Chancery, 390, 410, 414 Post Ofice regulations, 166, 321, 345, 363, 365

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