The Law Reports : Indian Appeals: Being Cases in the Privy Council on Appeal from the East Indies, Volume 1

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Page 379 - On the other hand, if the defendants, not stopping at the natural use of their close, had desired to use it for any purpose which I may term a non-natural use, for the purpose of introducing into the close that which in its natural condition was not in or upon it, for the purpose 160 [VOL.
Page 383 - The defendants, treating them as the owners or occupiers of the close on which the reservoir was constructed, might lawfully have used that close for any purpose for which it might in the ordinary course of the enjoyment of land be used ; and if, in what I may term the natural user of that land, there had been any accumulation of water either on the surface or underground, and if by the operation of the laws of nature that accumulation of water had passed off into the close occupied by the plaintiff,...
Page 383 - My Lords, the principles on which this case must be determined appear to me to be extremely simple. The defendants, treating them as the owners or occupiers of the close on which the reservoir was constructed, might lawfully have used that close for any purpose for which it might in the ordinary course of the enjoyment of land be used ; and if, in what I may term the natural user of that land, there had been any accumulation of water either...
Page 344 - Court against the certified purchaser on the ground that the purchase was made on behalf of another person not the certified purchaser, though by agreement the name of the certified purchaser was used, shall be dismissed with costs.
Page 370 - Negligence consists in the omitting to do something that a reasonable man would do, or the doing something that a reasonable man would not do...
Page 383 - I may term the natural user of that land, there had been any accumulation of water, either on the surface or underground, and if, by the operation of the laws of nature, that accumulation of water had passed off into the close occupied by the plaintiff, the plaintiff could not have com*o in his judgment in the Exchequer Chamber, Mr. Justice Blackburn introduced his statement of this "true rule of law" with these remarks: plained that that result had taken place.
Page 393 - ... to the person who for the time being should be entitled to the beneficial enjoyment of his real property or the profits of it.
Page 30 - On the whole their Lordships are of opinion that the judgment of the High Court was right ; that this mortgage of Rs.
Page 331 - Hindu law the freedom of the son from the obligation to discharge the father's debt has respect to the nature of the debt and not to the nature of the estate, whether ancestral or acquired by the creator of the debt.
Page 333 - the power of the manager for an infant heir to charge an estate not his own is, under the Hindu law, a limited and qualified power. It can only be exercised rightly in case of need, or for the benefit of the estate.

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