International Commercial Law: Being the Principles of Mercantile Law of the Following and Other Countries, Viz.: England, Scotland, Ireland, British India, British Colonies, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Buenos Ayres, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hans Towns, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Prussia, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, Wurtemburg, Volume 1

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V. and R. Stevens, Sons, and Haynes, 1863 - Commercial law - 1154 pages
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Contents

Restraints of Trade by voluntary agreements
15
ON CONTRACTS
16
Restraints of Trade for want of understandingMinors 5 Restraints of Trade for want of understandingLunatics
17
and Drunkards
22
Restraints of Trade for want of freewillMarried Women
23
Aliens
34
Duties of MerchantsRegistration
35
Bookkeeping
37
Registration of Marriage Contract
43
Commercial Firm
44
CHAPTER III
46
Agreement to become Partner
47
What is Partnership
48
Kinds of Partnership
49
Partnership as between the Parties and towards third Persons
51
Commencement and duration of Partnership
55
Who may be Partner
56
Partnership Deeds and Registration of Partnership
57
Introduction of New Partners
62
Management of the Partnership
64
Interest of Partner in the Capital Stock
66
Interest of Partners in Profit and Loss
69
Duties of Partners
71
Authority of Partners
72
Partnership Liability
76
Liability of Shipowner 655
78
What may be referred
82
Arbitration Clauses
85
125
86
13
88
15
89
17
92
Dissolution of Partnerships
103
Part Owners 661
104
Commandite in public Partnerships
105
Anonymous Companies
113
CHAPTER V
121
What is a Joint Stock Company
123
Formation of Companies
125
What constitutes a member of a Joint Stock Company
126
Management of Companies
127
Powers of the Company and Directors
128
Insurance Companies
130
Mining Companies on the Costbook principle
131
Railway and other Companies
132
CHAPTER VI
136
Kinds of Agents
139
APPENDIX
142
The Master 674
144
Charterparty 753
147
Authority of the Agent
151
Authority of the Agent to pledge
154
CHAPTER XXIII
164
Rights of the Agent
165
Duties of the Agent
170
Liabilities of the Agent
176
22
177
Rights of the Principal
181

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Page 159 - India warrants, warehouse-keepers' certificates, warrants or orders for the delivery of goods, or any other document* used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorising or purporting to authorise, either by indorsement or by delivery, the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented.
Page xlix - The neutral flag covers enemy's goods, with the exception of contraband of war; 3. Neutral goods, with the exception of contraband of war, are not liable to capture under enemy's flag; 4. Blockades, in order to be binding, must be effective — that is to say, maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the coast of the enemy.
Page 220 - Whenever the Court is of opinion that it is just and equitable that the company should be wound up.
Page 199 - It shall, when registered, bind the company and the members thereof to the same extent as if each member had subscribed his name and affixed his seal thereto, and there were in the memorandum contained, on the part of himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, a covenant to observe all the conditions of such memorandum, subject to the provisions of this act.
Page 196 - ... to such amount as the members may respectively undertake by the memorandum of association to contribute to the assets of the company in the event of its being wound up.
Page 199 - The amount of capital with which the Company proposes to be registered divided into shares of a certain fixed amount: Subject to the following regulations : (1).
Page 247 - Act destroys, mutilates, alters, or falsifies any books, papers, writings, or securities, or makes or is privy to the making of...
Page 161 - ... every such offender shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, being convicted thereof, shall be liable, at the discretion of the Court, to be transported beyond the seas for any term not exceeding fourteen years, nor less than seven years, or to suffer such other punishment by fine or imprisonment, or by both, as the Court shall award...
Page 193 - ... every person so offending or aiding, abetting or assisting therein, being convicted thereof in manner hereinafter mentioned, shall be imprisoned only, or shall and may be imprisoned and kept to hard labour, for any time not exceeding three calendar months.
Page 134 - Any contract which if made between private persons would be by law required to be in writing, and signed by the parties to be charged therewith, may be made on behalf of the company in writing signed by any person acting under the express or implied authority of the company, and such contract may in the same manner be varied or discharged.

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