Guide to the island of Jersey [by A.J. Le Cras].

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Page 126 - CD, in pursuance of his covenant in that behalf hereinafter contained, doth hereby for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators, covenant, promise, and agree to and with the said...
Page 125 - And the said party of the second part doth hereby for himself, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, covenant, promise and agree, to and with the said...
Page 125 - AB his heirs and assigns, in manner following, (that is to say,) that he the said...
Page 115 - ... or of any of the privy council ; he shall, upon demand of his counsel, have a writ of habeas corpus to bring his body before the court of king's bench or common pleas, who shall determine whether the cause of his commitment be just, and thereupon do as to justice shall appertain.
Page 159 - III., c. 22, that all laws, bye-laws, usages, and customs which shall be in practice in any of the plantations, repugnant to any law made or to be made in this kingdom relative to the said plantations, shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 105 - The other two thirds of which he may have died possessed, fall to his heirs at law : this disposition he cannot, in any respect, alter. With regard to personal property, a man may, if he please, devise one third to whom he will ; his widow will have a right to another third ; and the heirs at law to the remaining third. The personal estate, thus divided, becomes the absolute property of the parties to whom the portions fall. It will readily be perceived how much these regulations, respecting successions,...
Page 159 - The general run of laws, enacted by the superior state, are supposed to be calculated for its own internal government, and do not extend to its distant dependent countries, which, bearing no part in the legislature, are not therefore in its ordinary and daily contemplation. But, when the sovereign legislative power sees it necessary to extend its care to any of its subordinate...
Page 131 - But at present we are more particular to remark, that it issues to the judges of any inferior court, commanding them to do justice according to the powers of their office, whenever the same is delayed. For it is the peculiar business of the court of king's bench to superintend all...
Page 131 - For it is the peculiar business of the court of king's bench to superintend all inferior tribunals, and therein to enforce the due exercise of those judicial or ministerial powers, with which the crown or legislature have invested them; and this, not only by restraining their excesses, but also by quickening their negligence, and obviating their denial of justice.
Page 1 - ... from it by the force of violent tempests. On the southern, the eastern, and the western sides, there are incontrovertible proofs that large portions of useful...

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