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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Contents

may be Insured 4 Open and valued Policies
4
Representations
5
Warranties
6
Who may be Partner 7 Partnership Deeds and Registration of Partnership
7
Introduction of New Partners
8
Management of the Partnership
9
TRADING AND TRADERS
10
Interest of Partners in Profit and Loss
11
Duties of Partners
12
Authority of Partners
13
Partnership Liability
14
Arbitration Clauses
15
Legal and equitable remedies between Partners
16
Restraints of Trade for want of understandingMinors
17
Restraints of Trade for want of freewillMarried
23
State of the Law 917
29
Duties of Merchants Registration
35
Registration of Marriage Contract
43
CHAPTER XIX
46
Dissolution of Partnerships
47
Kinds of Partnership
49
Commencement and duration of Partnership
55
Who may be owner 654
56
Losses
57
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66
Liability of Shipowner 655
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Excepted Risks and Losses 811
86
CHAPTER IV
103
Part Owners 661
104
Commandite in public Partnerships
105
Anonymous Companies 103 103 105
113
CHAPTER V
121
What is a Joint Stock Company 2 Liability of projectors of Joint Stock Companies
123
Formation of Companies
125
What constitutes a member of a Joint Stock Company
126
Management of Companies
127
Powers of the Company and Directors
128
Liability of Directors and Members for frand 8 Insurance Companies 9 Banking Companies
130
Mining Companies on the Costbook principle
131
Railway and other Companies
132
128
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CHAPTER VI
136
Kinds of Agents
139
The Master 674
144
Authority of the Agent
151
Authority of the Agent to pledge
154
Rights of the Agent
165
Duties of the Agent
173
Liabilities of the Agent
176
812
178
Who may Refer 1099
220
Windingup by Court
222
Ordinary Powers of Court
228
Voluntary windingup of Company
238
Supplementary Provisions
245
Registration Office
252
Application of Act to unregistered Companies
262
CHAPTER IX
269
Conditional Contracts
273
Performance of Contracts
274
Construction of Contracts
275
Private International Law on Coutraots PAGE 269 270 272 273 274 275
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What may be referred 1101
283
139
287
Form of the Contract
290
Effects of the Contract on the property sold
295
General Principles 2 General Average Losses 3 What contributes to General Average 4 Particular Average 5 Total Losses 6 Abandonment 7 Adjustm...
296
Insurance Offices 3 The Proposal
301
Duties of the Seller
306
151
308
154
310
Duties of the Purchaser
330
Rights of the SellerLien
333
Stoppage in Transitu
334
Sales by Auction 287 290 295 306 330 333 334
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CHAPTER XI
350
Nature and Requisites
351
COURTS FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF COMMERCIAL
357
Stamp Duties 3 Consideration
360
Customary Clauses 5 Alterations in Bills and Notes 6 Irrevocability of Bills 7 Parties to Bills and Notes 8 Indorsement
364
Acceptance
365
Representations and Warranties 5 The Policy 6 Payment of Claims
368
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434
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182
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Presentment for paymer
397
Payment
399
Law of Copyright 1116
403
Insurance against Accidents 8 Fire Insurance 908 909 909 911 912 913 914 914
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411
Protest for Nonpayment
440
Notice of Nonpayment
444
Provision
454
Remedies on Bills and Notes
456
Statute of Limitations Table of Usances
480
CHAPTER XII
484
Crossing
486
Payment 484 484 486
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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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