Commentaries Upon International Law, Volume 4

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Butterworths, 1889 - International law
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Page 501 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandise, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same...
Page 500 - Act, 1925, provides as follows: "no Action shall be brought whereby to charge any Executor or Administrator upon any special Promise, to answer Damages out of his own Estate...
Page 500 - ... or to charge any person upon any agreement made upon consideration of marriage ; or upon any contract or sale of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them ; or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof...
Page 685 - Subject to the provisions of this Act, the interpretation of the drawing, indorsement, acceptance, or acceptance supra protest of a bill, is determined by the law of the place where such contract is made. Provided that where an inland bill is indorsed in a foreign country the indorsement shall as regards the payer be interpreted according to the law of the United Kingdom.
Page 275 - Kingdom, with this qualification, that he shall not, when within the limits of the foreign State of which he was a subject previously to obtaining his certificate of naturalization, be deemed to be a British subject unless he has ceased to be a subject of that State in pursuance of the laws thereof, or in pursuance of a treaty to that effect.
Page 522 - Generally speaking the validity of a contract is to be decided by the law of the place, where it is made...
Page 834 - Union to permit, to control, or to prohibit by legislation or regulation, the circulation, presentation, or exhibition of any work or production in regard to which the competent authority may find it necessary to exercise that right.
Page 739 - ... a proclamation, treaty, or other act of State, the authenticated copy to be admissible in evidence must purport to be sealed with the seal of the foreign State or British colony to which the original document belongs...
Page 685 - The duties of the holder with respect to presentment for acceptance or payment and the necessity for or sufficiency of a protest or notice of dishonour, or otherwise, are determined by the law of the place where the act is done or the bill is dishonoured.
Page 739 - ... court to which the original document belongs, or, in the event of such court having no seal, to be signed by the Judge, or, if there be more than one Judge, by any one of the. Judges of the said court, and such Judge shall attach to his signature a statement in writing on the said copy that the court whereof lie is Judge has no seal...

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