Hindoo Law: Defence of the Daya Bhaga. Notice of the Case on Prosoono Coomar Tagore's Will. Judgment of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. Examination of Such Judgment

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Page 337 - ... for the sake of attaining uniformity, consistency, and certainty, we must apply those rules, where they are not plainly unreasonable and inconvenient, to all cases which arise; and we are not at liberty to reject them, and to abandon all analogy to them, in those to which they have not yet been...
Page 135 - Signed, sealed, published, and declared by said testator, , as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses this day of , 18—.
Page 271 - Calcutta : provided that their inheritance and succession to lands, rents and goods, and all matters of contract and dealing between party and party...
Page 6 - It is emphatically the will of the person who makes it, and is defined to be ' the legal declaration of a man's intentions which he wills to be performed after his death.
Page 133 - Signed, sealed, published, declared, and delivered by the said Samuel Johnson, as, and for a Codicil to his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who, in his presence, and at his request, and also in the presence of each other, have hereto subscribed our names as witnesses. " JOHN COPLEY. "WILLIAM GIBSON.
Page 418 - ... preceding executory or contingent limitation, or is limited to take effect on a condition annexed to any preceding estate, if that preceding limitation or contingent estate never should arise or take effect, the remainder over will, nevertheless, take place; the first estate being considered only as a preceding limitation, and not as a preceding condition to give effect to the subsequent limitation.
Page 327 - ... heirs male of the body and bodies of all and every such son and sons...
Page 410 - The best rule of construction is that which takes the words to comprehend a subject that falls within their usual sense, unless there is something like declaration plain to the contrary...
Page 182 - ... be regarded, is the law of the country under which the will is made, and its dispositions are to be carried out. If that law has attached to particular words a particular meaning or to a particular disposition a particular effect, it must be assumed that the testator, in the dispositions which he has made, had regard to that meaning or to that effect, unless the language of the will or the surrounding circumstances displace that assumption.
Page 411 - I am disposed in this case to concur with the opinion of the Master of the Rolls; meaning rather to state my judgment, that the rule is not, that in every case, where general words are used, the property shall or shall not pass; but, that in each case you must look at every part of the will for the intention with regard to such property.

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