Mysore Law Reports: Containing Cases Determined by the Chief Court of Mysore, the Court of the Judicial Commissioner of Coorg, the Court of the British Resident in Mysore, Volume 8

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Page 131 - If a person brings or accumulates on his land anything which, if it should escape, may cause damage to his neighbour, he does so at his peril If it does escape, and cause damage, he is responsible, however careful he may have been, and whatever precautions he may have taken to prevent the damage.
Page 25 - Lall," whose act was in question, " had no authority, without the consent of his co-sharers, to mortgage his undivided share in a portion of the joint family property, in order to raise money on his own account, and not for the benefit of the family.
Page 75 - ... with reference to the parties with whom he is dealing, that the manager is acting in the particular instance for the benefit of the estate. But...
Page 131 - And the doctrine is founded on good sense. For when one person, in managing his own affairs, causes, however innocently, damage to another, it is obviously only just that he should be the party to suffer.
Page 32 - Where any document, purporting or proved to be thirty years old, is produced from any custody which the Court in the particular case considers proper, the Court may presume that the signature and every other part of such document, which purports to be in the handwriting of any particular person, is in that person's handwriting...
Page 272 - Bond includes any instrument whereby a person obliges himself to pay money to another, on condition that the obligation shall be void if a specified act is performed, or is not performed as the case may be...
Page 389 - Now, in my opinion, that corroboration ought to consist in some circumstance that affects the identity of the party accused. A man who has been guilty of a crime himself will always be able to relate the facts of the case, and if the confirmation be only of the truth of that history, without identifying the persons, that is really no corroboration at all.
Page 208 - Government takes property from private persons under statutory powers, it is only right that those persons should obtain such a measure of compensation as is warranted by the current price of similar property in the neighbourhood, without any special reference to the uses to which it may be applied at the time when it is taken by the Government, or to the price which its owners may previously have given for it: " per Garth, CJ, in Premchand Burral v.
Page 191 - It is a maxim of the law of England to give effect to everything which appears to have been established for a considerable course of time, and to presume that what has been done was done of right, and not in wrong.
Page 192 - ... circumstances a very strong presumption, which their Lordships do not feel themselves at liberty to disregard, in favour of the will. No doubt these circumstances, as the law stands, are not conclusive against the respondent. He has the right to call upon the appellant, the defendant in the suit, to prove his title ; but their Lordships cannot but feel that while he has that extreme right, every allowance that can be fairly made for the loss of evidence during this long period by death or otherwise,...

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