A Handbook of the Law of Scotland

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T. & T. Clark, 1885 - 607 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 362 - A cheque is a Bill of Exchange drawn on a banker payable on demand. Promissory Note. — A Promissory Note is an unconditional promise in writing made by one person to another, signed by the maker, engaging to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time, a sum certain in money...
Pàgina 411 - Corn, fish, salt, fruit, flour, and seed are warranted free from average, unless general, or the ship be stranded — sugar, tobacco, hemp, flax, hides and skins are warranted free from average, under five pounds per cent, and all other goods, also the ship and freight, are warranted free from average, under three pounds per cent unless general, or the ship be stranded.
Pàgina 152 - Every person who, with a view to compel any other person to abstain from doing or to do any act which such other person has a legal right to do or abstain from doing, wrongfully and without legal authority — 1. Uses violence to or intimidates such other person or his wife or children, or injures his property; or 2.
Pàgina 146 - By reason of the negligence of any person in the service of the employer to whose orders or directions the workman at the time of the injury was bound to conform and did conform...
Pàgina 404 - interest or no interest," or "without further proof of interest than the policy itself," or "without benefit of salvage to the insurer...
Pàgina 442 - In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other the like public occasions, they are to be seen both men and women perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together.
Pàgina 356 - Notice of dishonor is not required to be given to an indorser in either of the following cases — 1. Where the drawee is a fictitious person or a person not. having capacity to contract, and the indorser was aware of the fact at the time he indorsed the instrument; 2.
Pàgina 146 - By reason of the act or omission of any person in the service of the employer...
Pàgina 346 - A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing addressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving it, requiring the person to whom it is addressed to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time a sum certain in money to order or to bearer.
Pàgina 346 - An inland bill is a bill which is or on the face of it purports to be (a) both drawn and payable within the British Islands, or (b) drawn within the British Islands upon some person resident therein. Any other bill is a foreign bill. For the purposes of this Act "British Islands...

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