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This book is a compilation of the principal Statutes relating to commercial matters in the Transvaal. Its main object is to provide an Index which shall constitute a means of ready reference to subjects which are constantly dealt with in daily business. Full Explanatory Notes (based on decided cases) are given with regard to the important problems of Insolvency and Company Law, and Carriage of Goods. It has not been thought necessary, in regard to Patents, to set out the extensive rules governing the Patent Office.
By § 17 of the Interpretation of Laws Proclamation (No. 15, 1902) the terms hereinafter set forth, when they occur in any Law of the late South African Republic (i.c., passed prior to the British occupation in May, 1900), shall be read and taken to read and mean as follows:
" South African Republic,” “ State” or any like expression
shall be taken to read and mean " the Transvaal Colony." “State Attorney” shall mean the Attorney-General of the
Transvaal. “ State Secretary any like expression shall mean the
Colonial Secretary. “State President or any expression denoting the Head of the
late South African Republic shall include the Governor or
the Lieutenant-Governor of the Transvaal. “Landdrost ” shall mean Resident Magistrate. “ Staatscourant" shall
the Transvaal Gorernment Gazette.
In Proclamations passed prior to July, 1902, the words Court" denote the present Supreme Court of the Transvaal.
TABLE OF ABBREVIATIONS.
A.C. R. — Buchanan's Reports of the Cape Appeal Court.
B.-Buchanan's Reports of the Cape Supreme Court. C.L.J.-Cape Law Journal. C.T.R.-Cape Times' Reports. E.D.C.--- Buchanan's Reports of the Cape Eastern District's Court.
F.-Foord's Reports of the Cape Supreme Court. G.W.R.- Lawrence's Reports of the High Court of Griqualand West.
J.-Juta’s Reports of the Cape Supreme Court.
K.-Kotzé’s Reports of the Transvaal High Court.
M.-- Menzies' Reports of the Cape Supreme Court.
R.—Roscoe's Reports of the Cape Supreme Court.
S.-Searle's Reports of the Cape Supreme Court.
TABLE OF CASES.
African Farms vs. Registrar of Deeds
122 29, 30, 32, 46
Ballot vs. Strobel's Trustee
72 43 35
9 29, 46
14 121 74
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70 4, 7
31 55 22 328 32 15
Dacey, In re
36 43 17 60 13 38 29 29 33 12 20 42 24
18 5, 52 326
8 21, 33