Reports of Bankruptcy and Company Cases Decided in the High Court of Justice: The Court of Appeal, the Privy Council, and the House of Lords...Comprising Cases Decided During the Year 1894-[1914].

Sweet and Maxwell, 1894

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Página 179 - Every statute, it has been said, which takes away or impairs vested rights acquired under existing laws, or creates a new obligation, or imposes a new duty, or attaches a new disability in respect of transactions or considerations already past, must be presumed, out of respect to the Legislature, to be intended not to have a retrospective operation.
Página 86 - means a person holding a mortgage charge or lien on the property of the debtor, or any part thereof, as a security for a debt due to him from the debtor.
Página 185 - ... used and enjoyed by him in any place whatsoever, notwithstanding that formal possession thereof may have been taken by or given...
Página 137 - The directors may. before recommending any dividend, set aside out of the profits of the company such sum as they think proper as a reserve...
Página 257 - Act, 1867, as amended by this Act. Provided, that where the reduction of the capital of a company does not involve either the diminution of any liability in respect of unpaid capital or the payment to any shareholder of any paid-up capital...
Página 126 - Any person stating himself in -writing to bo a creditor or contributory of the company shall be entitled, by himself or by his agent, at all reasonable times, on payment of the prescribed fee, to inspect the statement submitted in pursuance of this section and to a copy thereof or extract therefrom.
Página 88 - Provided that the grantor may within five days from the seizure or taking possession of any chattels on account of any of the abovementioned causes, apply to the High Court, or to a judge thereof in chambers, and such court or judge, if satisfied that by payment of money or otherwise the said cause of seizure no longer exists, may restrain the grantee from removing or selling the said chattels, or may make such other order as may seem just.
Página 318 - ... losses shall be borne by the members in proportion to the capital paid up, or which ought to have been paid up, on the shares held by them respectively at the commencement of the winding up, but this clause is to be without prejudice to the rights of the holders of shares issued upon special conditions.
Página 255 - ... any capital which may be in excess of the wants of the company, and paid-up capital may be reduced either with or without extinguishing or reducing the liability (if any), remaining on the shares of the company, and to the extent to which such liability is not extinguished or reduced it shall be deemed to be preserved...
Página 211 - Until the trustee intervenes, all transactions by a bankrupt after his bankruptcy with any person dealing with him bona fide and for value, in respect of his after-acquired property, whether with or without knowledge of the bankruptcy, are valid against the trustee.

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