Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law: With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters, Volume 57
T. and J.W. Johnson, law booksellers, 1869 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 271 - Viet. c. 109, s. 18, which enacts " that all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by *273] way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and *void ; and that no suit shall be brought or maintained in any court of law or equity, for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing, alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Page 718 - Signed sealed published and declared by the above named John Anderson to be his last will and testament in the presence of us...
Page 278 - It is a cardinal rule of statutory construction that significance and effect shall, if possible, be accorded to every word. As early as in Bacon's Abridgment, sect. 2, it was said that 'a statute ought, upon the whole, to be so construed that, if it can be prevented, no clause, sentence, or word shall be superfluous, void, or insignificant.
Page 380 - SECTION 21. And be it further enacted, That, in order to avoid misconstruction, it is hereby declared to be the true intent and meaning of this act, so far as the question of slavery is concerned, to carry into practical operation the following propositions and principles, established by the compromise measures of 1850, to wit:
Page 712 - Baron, when a verdict was found for the plaintiff, subject to the opinion of the Court of King's Bench on the following case: That the lessor of the plaintiff was seised in fee of the premises in question.
Page 251 - ... to move to enter a nonsuit, if the court should be of opinion that the indorsement of the promissory note in pencil was not a good and valid indorsement.
Page 831 - ... for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made : provided always, that this enactment shall not be deemed to apply to any subscription or contribution, or agreement to subscribe or contribute, for or toward any plate, prize, or sum of money to be awarded to the winner or winners of any lawful game, sport, pastime, or exercise.
Page 33 - In actions on the case, the plea of not guilty shall operate as a denial only of the breach of duty or wrongful act alleged to have been committed by the defendant, and not of the facts stated in the inducement...