The Ontario Law Reports: Cases Determined in the Court of Appeal and in the High Court of Justice for Ontario

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Canada Law Book Company, 1909 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 50 - ... issued, or agreed to be issued, as fully or partly paid up otherwise than in cash, and in the latter case the extent to which they are so paid up, and in either case the consideration for which such shares or debentures have been issued or are proposed or intended to be issued...
Page 599 - The proprietors of every railroad shall be liable for all damages which shall accrue to any person or property by fire or steam from any locomotive or other engine on such road.
Page 371 - ... guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years...
Page 283 - The power and jurisdiction of parliament, says Sir Edward Coke, is so transcendent and absolute that it cannot be confined. either for causes or persons, within any bounds.
Page 91 - It cannot be disputed that a person in possession of land in the assumed character of owner and exercising peaceably the ordinary rights of ownership has a perfectly good title against all the world but the rightful owner.
Page 51 - Full particulars of the nature and extent of the interest of every director in the promotion of or in the property proposed to be acquired by the company, or, where the interest of such a director consists in being...
Page 270 - LJ — I have the misfortune to differ from the other members of the Court. I...
Page 601 - And provided further, that any corporation operating a railway shall be liable for all damages by fire that is set out or caused by operating of any such railway...
Page 474 - ... such fair, large and liberal construction and interpretation as will best ensure the attainment of the object of the Act and of such provision or enactment, according to its true intent, meaning and spirit".
Page 11 - ... a question of law arising in the course of the reference ; and this right must be respected by arbitrators.

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