The Law and Practice in Bankruptcy: As Founded on the Recent Statutes

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S. Sweet, 1842 - Bankruptcy - 474 pages
 

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Page xcv - I AB do swear that I will faithfully, impartially, and honestly, according to the best of my skill and judgment...
Page 44 - Statute shall be understood to include several Matters as well as One Matter, and several Persons as well as One Person, and Females as well as Males, and Bodies Corporate as well as Individuals, unless it be otherwise specially provided, or there be something in the Subject or Context repugnant to such Construction...
Page cxxxii - And be it further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without being specially pleaded.
Page liv - ... an account shall be taken of what is due from the one party to the other in respect of such mutual dealings, and the sum due from the one party shall be set off against any sum due from the other party, and the balance of such account, and no more, shall be claimed or paid on either side respectively...
Page 134 - JIB, where there has been mutual credit given by the bankrupt and any other person, or where there are mutual debts between the bankrupt and any other person...
Page lx - that the commissioners shall assign to the assignees, for the benefit of the creditors of the bankrupt, all the present and future personal estate of such bankrupt, wheresoever the same may be found or known...
Page lxxix - ... shall receive upon any such security or attachment more than a rateable part of such debt, except in respect of any execution or extent served and levied by seizure upon, or any mortgage of or lien upon any part of the property of such bankrupt, before the bankruptcy...
Page cliii - Chancellor in matters of lunacy, whereby any sum of money, or any costs, charges, or expenses shall be payable to any person, shall have the effect of judgments in the superior Courts of common law...
Page 472 - An Act for abolishing arrest on mesne process in civil actions, except in certain cases; for extending the remedies of creditors against the property of debtors ; and for amending the laws for the relief of insolvent debtors in England.
Page 114 - ... pounds per centum per annum computed from the declaration of a dividend to the time when the debt would have become payable, according to the terms on which it was contracted.

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