Digest of the Statutory Law Relating to the Management and Rating of Collieries for the Use of Colliery Owners, Viewers and Inspectors

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Walter Scott Publishing Company, 1902 - Coal mines and mining - 667 pages
 

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Page 75 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof, then and in every such case the person who would have been liable if death had not ensued shall be liable to an action for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person injured, and although the death shall have been...
Page 83 - Proceedings for the recovery under this Act of compensation for an injury shall not be maintainable unless notice of the accident has been given at soon as practicable after the happening thereof and before the workman has voluntarily left the employment in which he was injured...
Page 178 - An agreement or combination by two or more persons to do or procure to be done any act in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute between employers and workmen shall not be indictable as a conspiracy, if such act committed by one person would not be punishable as a crime.
Page 76 - Person deceased; and in every such Action the Jury may give such Damages as they may think proportioned to the injury resulting from such Death to the Parties respectively for whom and for whose Benefit such Action shall be brought...
Page 414 - ... conditioned personally to appear at the said sessions and to try such appeal, and to abide the judgment of the court thereupon, and to pay such costs as shall be by the court awarded...
Page 79 - When personal injury is caused to an employee who is himself in the exercise of due care and diligence at the time: 1. By reason of any defect in the condition of the ways, works, machinery, or plant, connected with or used in the business of the employer...
Page 75 - Whereas no action at law is now maintainable against a person who by his wrongful act, neglect, or default may have caused the death of another person, and it is oftentimes right and expedient that the wrongdoer in such case should be answerable in damages for the injury so caused by him...
Page 82 - Act ; but the employer shall not be liable to pay compensation for injury to a workman by accident arising out of and in the course of the employment both independently of and also under this Act, and shall not be liable to any proceedings independently of this act, except in case of such personal negligence or wilful act as aforesaid...
Page 582 - ... the rent at which the same might reasonably be expected to let from year to year, free of all usual tenant's rates and taxes, and tithe commutation rent-charge, if any, and deducting therefrom the probable average annual cost of the repairs, insurance, and other expenses, if any, necessary to maintain them in a state to command such rent...
Page 87 - Where the injury for which compensation Is payable under this act was caused under circumstances creating a legal liability in some person other than the employer...

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