Handbook of Practice in Civil Causes in the Sheriff-courts of Scotland: With an Appendix of Statutes and Acts of Sederunt

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Bell & Bradfute, 1869 - Civil procedure - 379 pages
 

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Page xxxi - shall extend to a body politic, corporate or collegiate, as well as an individual ; and every word importing the singular number only shall extend and be applied to several persons or things as well as one person or thing; and every word importing the plural number...
Page ccxvii - If any person called as a witness, or required or desiring to make an affidavit or deposition, shall refuse or be unwilling from alleged conscientious motives to be sworn, it shall be lawful for the court or judge or other presiding officer, or person qualified to take affidavits or depositions, upon being satisfied of the sincerity of such objection, to permit such person, instead of being sworn, to make his or her solemn affirmation or declaration in the words following; videlicet, " I, AB, do...
Page xxv - Be it hereby enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows : 1. The term
Page cxxix - ... in the form or as nearly as may be in the form No. 1 of...
Page ccxvi - But nothing herein contained shall render any person who, in any criminal proceeding, is charged with the commission of any indictable offence, or any offence punishable on summary conviction, competent or compellable to give evidence for or against himself or herself, or shall render any person compellable to answer any question^ tending to criminate himself or herself...
Page cxcviii - It shall be competent to the Court of Session, and they are hereby authorised and required, from time to time, to pass such Acts of Sederunt as shall be necessary and proper for regulating in all respects the proceedings under this Act before the commissary of Edinburgh and other commissaries in Scotland, and following out the purposes of this Act, and also the fees to be paid to agents before the said Courts, and to the commissaryclerks and other officers of Court, and the expense of publication...
Page 372 - An Act for the Amendment and better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales," and by all other Acts amending the same, do hereby (a) See this Schedule, post.
Page cli - Edinburgh, in the manner prescribed by and under the rules, limitations, conditions, and restrictions contained in the act passed in the twentieth year of the reign of His Majesty King George the Second, chapter forty-three...
Page lxix - Agent under an Act passed in the Session of Parliament held in the First and Second Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to facilitate the Recovery of Possession of Tenements after due Determination of the Tenancy.
Page 382 - Be it therefore declared and enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that — I.

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