Laws of Barbados

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Barclay & Fraser, printers to the Legislature, 1878 - Session laws
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Page 931 - Commons, in this present parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, that the words and expressions hereinafter mentioned, which in their ordinary signification have a more confined or a different meaning, shall in this act, except where the nature of the provision or the context of the act shall exclude such construction, be interpreted as follows : (that is to say) the word
Page 914 - ... it shall be proved that he took the property in question in any such manner as to amount in law to embezzlement, he shall not by reason thereof be entitled to be acquitted...
Page 841 - The chairman may, with the consent of the meeting, adjourn any meeting from time to time and from place to place, but no business shall be transacted at any adjourned meeting other than the business left unfinished at the meeting from which the adjournment took place.
Page 914 - ... he shall not by reason thereof be entitled to be acquitted, but the jury shall be at liberty to return...
Page 1081 - ... the defendant may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence...
Page 932 - That when a husband shall die, beneficially entitled to any land for an interest which shall not entitle his widow to dower out of the same at law, and such interest, whether wholly equitable, or partly legal and partly equitable, shall be an estate of inheritance in possession, or equal to an estate of inheritance in possession, (other than an estate in joint tenancy,) then his widow shall be entitled in equity to dower out of the same land.
Page 915 - That if any Clerk or Servant shall steal any Chattel, Money, or valuable Security belonging to or in the Possession or Power of his Master...
Page 841 - If there is no such chairman, or if at any meeting he is not present within fifteen minutes after the time appointed for holding the meeting, the members" present shall choose some one of their number to be chairman.
Page 936 - Act, under or by virtue of which instrument or instruments any land, or any estate or interest in land, stands for the time being limited to or in trust for any persons by way of succession...
Page 909 - British possession of this Act, or of any part thereof, so far as it relates to such foreign state, and so long as such law or ordinance continues in force there, and no longer ; or direct that such law or ordinance, or any part thereof, shall have effect in such British possession, with or without modifications and alterations, as if it were part of this Act.

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