The History, Law, and Practice of Banking: With an Appendix of Statutes

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J. Cornish & Sons, 1881 - Banking law - 384 pages
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Page 239 - Car. 2. c. 3. 4., enacts, that " no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator, upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate, or whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person...
Page 328 - Every Auditor shall be supplied with a Copy of the Balance Sheet, and it shall be his Duty to examine the same, with the Accounts and Vouchers relating thereto.
Page 154 - Where a cheque bears across its face an addition of — (a) the words "and company" or any abbreviation thereof between two parallel transverse lines, either with or without the words "not negotiable...
Page 142 - ... be acquired by or devolve upon her after marriage, including any wages, earnings, money, and property gained or acquired by her in any employment, trade, or occupation, in which she is engaged, or which she carries on separately from her husband, or by the exercise of any literary, artistic or scientific skill.
Page 202 - ... by writing on or across the stamp his name or initials, or the name or initials of his firm, together with the true date of his so writing, so that the stamp may be effectualby cancelled, and rendered incapable of being used for any other instrument...
Page 155 - Where a banker in good faith and without negligence receives payment for a customer of a cheque crossed generally or specially to himself, and the customer has no title, or a defective title, thereto, the banker shall not incur any liability to the true owner of the cheque by reason only of having received such payment.
Page 323 - D. in the first schedule hereto, or as near thereto as circumstances will admit, and a copy of such statement shall be put up in a conspicuous place in the registered office of the Company, and in every branch office or place where the business of the Company is carried on...
Page 309 - England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their bills or notes payable at demand, or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof...
Page 323 - The Capital of the Company is divided into Shares of each. The number of Shares issued is Calls to the amount of pounds per Share have been made, under which the sum of pounds has been received.
Page 326 - ... altered by special resolution, as to reduce its capital by cancelling any shares which, at the date of the passing of such resolution, have not been taken or agreed to be taken by any person ; and the provisions of the Companies Act, 1867, shall not apply to any reduction of capital made in pursuance of this section.

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