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Page 97 - Provided always, that in the exercise of the powers by this or the special acts granted, the company shall do as little damage as can be, and shall make full satisfaction in manner herein, and in the special act, and any act incorporated therewith, provided, to all parties interested, for all damage by them sustained by reason of the exercise of such powers.
Page 40 - Securities accepted, drawn, made, or endorsed by him are holden, or by reason of the Absence of Creditors in a Foreign Country or other similar Circumstances, it shall be sufficient if he obtain the Consent of a Majority in Number representing Three-Fourths in Value of all his other Creditors to such Deed or Instrument as aforesaid : Provided that Notice shall have been inserted by or on Behalf of the Debtor in one or more Newspapers published in the...
Page 39 - Baukruptcy; and the existing or future Trustees of any such Deed or Instrument, and the Creditors under the same, shall as between themselves respectively, and as between themselves and the Debtor and against Third Persons, have the same Powers, Rights, and Remedies, with respect to the Debtor and his Estate and Effects, and the Collection and Recovery of the same, as are possessed or may be used or exercised by Assignees or Creditors with respect to the Bankrupt, or his Acts, Estate...
Page 31 - That the following words and expressions both in this and the special Act shall have the several meanings hereby assigned to them, unless there be something either in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...
Page 39 - Deed, or who have assented thereto or are bonnd thereby, shall in all matters relating to the Estate and Effects of such Debtor be subject to the Jurisdiction of the Court of Bankruptcy, and shall...
Page 98 - ... and such justices may direct such repairs to be made in the state of such road, in respect of the damage done by the company, and within such period as they think reasonable, and may impose on the company, for not carrying into effect such repairs, any penalty not exceeding five pounds per day as to such justices shall seem just...
Page 132 - where no time is limited, either expressly or by implication, for the duration of a contract of hiring and service, the hiring is considered a general hiring, and, in point of law, a hiring for a year.
Page 39 - Trustees, that a Majority in Number, representing Three-fourths in Value, of the Creditors of the Debtor whose Debts amount to Ten Pounds or upwards, have in Writing assented to or approved of such Deed or Instrument...
Page 39 - ... relating to the debts or liabilities of the debtor, and his release therefrom, or the distribution, inspection, management, and winding up of his estate, or any of such matters, shall be as valid and effectual and binding on all the creditors of such debtor as if they were parties to and had duly executed the same, provided the following conditions be observed ; that is to say, 1.