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238
transport by, i. 568, 569

Alderman,

borough, i. 478, 479
county, i. 483



Alderman — cont.

term of office, of, i. 479
women may bo, i. 479

Alias writ, iv. 316

Alien. See Aliens

Alien enemy. See Enemy Alien

Alienation

by aliens, ii. 318, 319

attainted persons, ii. 313
coparcener, ii. 147
corporations, ii. 311-

313
deed, ii. 291
gift, ii. 291
infants, ii. 315, 316
joint tenant, ii. 142, 143
lunatics, ii. 314, 315
marriage settlement, ii.

292
married women, ii. 317,

318
protector of settlement,

ii. 387
sale, ii. 292 et seq.
tenant for life, ii. 291,
439 et seq.
in fee simple, ii.
291
tail, ii. 56,
57, 291
villein, ii. 41, 51
consent of tenants to, ii. 289
feudal restraint on, ii. 279,

288
fines on, ii. 23, 29, 41, 290
forfeiture by, ii. 278, 279,

285
fraudulent, by bankrupt,

iii. 633-635
in mortmain, ii. 278-285
inter vivos, ii. 288, 289, 291,

314, 530
licence for, ii. 279, 596
of chattels corporeal, ii. 529
church property, i. 354
feuds, ii. 288
lands for charitable pur-
poses, ii. 319, 320
settled estates, ii. 291
powers of, under feudal

law, ii. 288
preliminaries of, ii. 292-306
restraint upon, ii. 288-291
right of action affected by,

ii. 291
title by, ii, 288-320



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INDEX.



Alienation — cont.

to corporations, ii. 283-285
tortious, ii. 285, 286
void, ii. 282
Aliens. See also Enemy Alien
act of state in relation to,

iii. 704
admission of, i. 217-219
alienation by, ii. 318, 319
allegiance by, i. 211 ; iv.

143
bankruptcy of, iii. 630
cannot own a British ship,

i. 217
copyright acquired bv, ii.

574
deportation of, i. 218 ; iv.

425
descent through, ii. 263, 264

to, ii. 263, 264
disqualifications of, i. 216-

219
immigration of, i. 562
in Parliament, i. 135 '
naturalization of,i. 214 etseq.
oath of allegiance by, i. 211 ,

215
Order (1920), i. 218
property held by, ii. 263,

264, 318
protector of the settlement

cannot be, ii. 387
registration of, i. 218, 562
rights of, i. 216 et seq.

Aliens Restriction Acts (1914
and 1919), i. 217, 218 ; ii.
319
Order under, i. 218, 562

Alimony,

after decree, iii. 618
pendente lite, iii. 617
permanent, iii. 618

Allegiance,

acquired, i. 214—216

aliens, i. 211, 215; iv. 143

local, i. 214

mom})or3 of Parliament,
i. 36

natural, i. 212-214

nature of, generally, i. 211

oath of, i. 136, 211, 212
Allotments,

under Small Holdings Act,
ii. 500, 501
.Vlhivion, ii. 271

definition of, ii. 271



Alms

pure, free and perpetual,
ii. 16

Alteration

in bill or note, iii. 144
not apparent, iii. 144
Ambassadors, i. 191, 192

foreign, contracts by, iii.

33
^immunity from criminal

process, i. 192
privileges of, i. 192 ; iii.
419 ; iv. 207

Ambiguity

in a deed, ii. 338, 339
in contract, iii. 80
latent and patent, ii. 338 ;
iii. 80

Amercements. See Fine.

Ancient demesne, ii. 41
court of, ii. 42
tenure in, ii. 41

Ancient lights, ii. 216

claims to, ii. 217, 426, 427
infringement of right to, ii.

217"
right to, iii. 358, 359

Animals,

brood of, ii. 506, 526
damage by, iii. 250, 251
domit(B, ii. 503 ; iii. 351
feroB naturae, ii. 220-222,
503 et seq., 521-525 ; iii. 351
hire of, iii. 168
in confinement, ii. 504
property in, ii. 504 et seq.
stealing, ii. 505 ; iv. 95-97
trespass by, iii. 350, 351

Animus revertendi, ii. 505

Annates, Act of, i. 328

Annuities, ii. 551-554

arrears, ii. 552, 554

capital of fund charged
with, ii. 652

exempt from duty, ii. 669

for lives, ii. 553

government, ii. 553

married woman, to, ii. 552

nature of, ii. 551

payment of, liability for,
ii. 553

personal, fee simple con-
ditional, ii. 510, 553

registration of, ii. 551



INDEX.



Annuities — conf.

rights of annuitant, ii. 552
Statute of Limitations and,

ii. 554
terminable, i. 264
Apostasy, iv. 168
Apothecaries weight, i. 206
Apparent possession, ii. 542
Appeal,

costs of, iii. 545
from consistory court, i. 344
county court, iii. 683,

684, 689
Court of Admiralty,
iii. 473, 486
Appeal, iii. 483
Chancery, iii. 472
Exchequer, iii. 468
Exchequer Cham-
ber, iii. 468
Divisional Court, iii. 479
Divorce Division, iii.

615
High Court, iii. 544-546
inferior courts, iii. 478
interlocutory orders, iii.

479, 525
Judge at chambers, iii.

525
Justices, iv. 261-263
King's Bench Division,
iii. 544—546
in ecclesiastical causes, i.

344 ; iii. 486]
Lords of, iii. 484, 485
on application for new-
trial, iii. 544
proceedings by way of, iii.

544-546
times for, iii. 544, 546
to Court of Criminal Appeal,
iv. 436 et seq.
Divisional Court, iii. 550
House of Lords, iii. 483,

550
Judicial Committee, iii.
485, 486
ultimate courts of, iii. 482-
486
Appeal, Court of,

appeal from, iii. 483, 546

to, iii. 544-546, 549
in matters of procedure,
iii. 525
costs, iii.
525



Appeal, Court of — cont.

constitution of, iii. 478, 479
in Chancery, iii. 472
jurisdiction of, iii. 479

Appeal, Court of Criminal. See
Criminal Appeal, Court of

Appearance,

default of, iii. 499 et seq.
entering of, iii. 499 et seq.
of defendant, iii. 499
Appellate jurisdiction

of House of Lords, iii. 482;
iv. 225
Judicial Committee, iii.

482
King's Bench Division,
iv. 231
Appellate Jurisdiction Acts, 1876

and 1887, iii. 483, 484
Appendant, ii. 203
Appointment,

ancillary nature of, ii. 377
deed of, ii. 376, 377
general power of, ii. 377
of executor, ii. 628
powers of, ii. 376-378, 655,

656
special power of, ii. 377
Apportionment, ii. 69
Act (1870), ii. 228
rent, ii. 228, 229
Appraisement of salvage, iii. 626
Apprentices,

bankruptcy, effect of, on,

iii. 232
disputes, iii. 231
generally, iii. 230-232
infant, iii. 231
parish, iii. 232
Apprenticeship,

Act (1562), iv. 498
contract of, iii. 35, 230
settlement by, i. 532
Appropriation in aid, i. 299
Appropriations of benefices, i.

331-333
Approvement, ii. 37

of waste, ii. 209
Appurtenances, ii. 328
Arbitration, iii. 428-436. See
also Award
costs of, iii. 434
effect of submission to, iii.
431, 432



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INDEX.



Arbitration — cont.

remedy by, iii. 428
stay of proceedings on ac-
count of, iii. 431
submission to, iii. 428
under Arbitration Act

(1889), iii. 428 et seq.
with workmen, iii. 305
witnesses in, iii. 432

Arbitrator,

action referred to, iii. 435,

518
appointment of, iii. 429, 430
award by, iii. 429, 433, 434
error in, iii. 433, 434
lien on, iii. 434
case stated by, iii. 432, 433
powers of, iii. 432, 433
remvmeration of, iii. 434
umpire appointed by, iii.
430

Archbishopric,

voidance of, i. 330

Archbishops,

appeal to, i. 329
court of, i. 329 ; iii. 696
election of, i. 328
enthronement of, i. 328
nomination of, i. 328
prerogatives and privileges

of, i. 329
provinces of, i. 328, 329
resignation of, i. 330
status of, i. 329

Archdeacon, i. 331
court of, i. 331

Arches,

court of, i. 342 ; iii. 696

Arms,

carrying, iv. 190
Army, i. 251-259

Acts, i. 196, 197, 253

annual provision for, i. 253

billeting of, i. 255

conscription for, i. 255

Council, i. 237

desertion from, iv. 160

enlistment in, i. 255

Indian, i. 126, 258

officers, i. 256, 257

Reserve, i. 257

stnnding, i. 195, 252 ; ii. 19

Territorial, i. 257, 258
Arraignment,

confession on, iv. 324

definition of, iv. 321

I



Arraignment — cotit.

incidents of, iv. 321-325
plea on, iv. 326 et seq.
procedure upon, iv. 321—

322
standing mute on, iv. 322-
324
Arrangement,

deeds of, by debtors, iii.
662-664
registration of, ii. 460
scheme of, iii. 660-664
Arrears of rent

in a distress, iii. 412, 413
limitation of action for,
iii. 449
Arrest, iv. 9, 264, 265

by constable, iv. 9, 268
et seq.
officials, iv. 269
private person, iv. 269,
270, 272-274
conventions as to, with
foreign countries, iv. 268
definition of, iv. 264 •
duties in connection with,

iv. 273, 274
homicide in effecting, iv. 40
obstruction of, iv. 174
of fugitive offenders, iv. 317,
318
judgment, iv. 398 et seq.
protection for error in

making, iv. 266
reward for assisting, iv.

274, 275
statutes authorising, iv. 270

et seq.
upon information or com-
plaint, iv. 265 et seq.
suspicion, iv. 270, 272
warrant for, iv. 265, 316
without warrant, iii. 331 ;
iv. 9, 265, 268 et seq.
Arson, iv. 138, 139

attempt at, iv. 139
definition of, iv. 138
punishment for, iv. 139
Articled clerks, i. 620-622
Articles of religion, i. 355
Artistic copyright. See Copy-
right

Assault,

action for, defences to, iii.

328, 329
aggravated, iv. 70



INDEX.



Assault — cont.

common, iv. 69
consent to, iv. 69
definition of, iii. 327 ; iv. 69
misadventure, by, iv. 70
on children, iv. 70
constables, iv. 70
King, iv. 152
lunatic, iv. 70
police, iv. 70
wife, i. 435
women, iv. 78
workhouse officials, iv. 70
summary jurisdiction in,

iv. 257
when justifiable, iii. 328,
329 ; iv. 70
Assembly,

riotous, iv. 188
unlawful, iv. 186, 187
Assessment,

appeal against, i. 503
poor law, i. 502
Assessors,

ecclesiastical, i. 342
in admiralty, iii. 476, 624
Judicial Committee, i. 344
trial with, iii. 517
under Church Discipline
Act, i. 344
Assets,

administration of, ii. 254-

256, 634 et seq.
equitable, ii. 635, 636
good will regarded as, ii. 568
legal, ii. 635, 636
marshalling of, ii. 116, 117
nature of, ii. 634, 635
realisation of, by personal
representative, ii. 633,634
Assignment, ii. 498, 587 et seq.
absolute, ii. 592, 593
breach of condition against,

ii. 104
conveyance by, ii. 357
deed necessary for, ii. 360
distinguished from under-
lease, ii. 357
equitable, ii. 590, 591, 595
legal, ii. 592

of a debt, ii. 589 et seq ; iii.
652
action, iii. 476
chattels, ii. 538
chose in action, ii. 550,

587 et seq.
claims arising out of



contract, ii. 592



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Assignment — cont.

of copyright, ii. 589

dower, ii. 75, 76

future property, ii. 594,
595

lease, ii. 299

patent, ii. 588

policy, iii. 199, 207, 208

right of action, ii. 592

trade marks, ii. 588, 589
operative words of, ii. 360
oral, ii. 590
title by, ii. 538-544
writing, when required, ii.

592
Assises of Jerusalem, ii. 21

Assistance,

writ of, ii. 310 ; iii. 543

Assize

commission of, iii. 474 ; iv.

232
coinmissioners of, iv. 232
courts of, iii. 474 ; iv. 232-

234
judges of, iii. 474
of Clarendon, iv. 337

Association. See also Combina-
tion ; Societies
articles of, i. 389
memorandiim of, i. 388,

389 ; ii. 555
of more than twenty persons

for business, i. 388
unincorporated, i. 366, 399
et seq.
actions by and against,

i. 403, 404
contracts of, i. 401, 402
dissolution of, i. 404
property of, i. 401, 404
rules of, i. 402
torts of, i. 402, 403
varieties of, i. 400, 401
voluntary, i. 400
Assumpsit,

action of, i. 54 ; iii. 439 ; iv.
516
Assurance of land,

conditions of, ii. 283
registration of, ii. 455 et seq.
Asylum. See also Lunacy
county, i. 605
maintenance of pauper, i.

605
private, i. 604
'At sea,' definition of, ii. 618, 623
] 2 N



INDEX,



Attachment, iii. 226

after judgment, iii. 580
for contempt, iii. 580-582
in Chancery Division, iii.

580-582
motion for, iii. 581
of the person, iii. 580
wages, iii. 226
writ of, iii. 544, 581
Attainder,

abohtion of, ii. 314 ; iv. 485
alienation, on, ii. 313
effect of, ii. 73, 74, 264, 265
for felony, ii. 264 ; iv. 485
forfeitvire on, ii. 264-267,
313 ; iv. 332
Attempt

to burn, iv. 64, 216
choke, iv. 65
commit a crime against
nature, iv. 216
suicide, iv. 45
conceal birth, iv. 216
drug, iv. 65

endanger railway pas-
sengers, iv. 65
mm-der, iv. 61, 216
ravish, iv. 216
strangle, iv. 65
Attestation

of a deed, ii. 337

bills of sale, ii. 541, 543
Attorney, powers of, iii. 104
Attorney-General,

information by, iv. 307
position of, i. 244
Attornment, ii. 365
doctrine of, ii. 289
fraudulent, ii. 290
necessity for, ii. 290
Auction,

agreement not to bid at,

iii. 46
failure of, under order of

court, iii. 572
sale by, ii. 294, 296 ; iii. 109
under order of court,
iii. 5(58 et seq.
Auctioneer, iii. 97, 98

affidavit of fitness of, iii. 569
affidavits by, iii. 568, 569
agent, as, ii. 294
directions of court to, iii.

568 573
recognisances by, iii. 570
remuneration of, iii. 569, 572

I



Audit

of boro\igh accovints, i. 506
local accounts, i. 506, 507
trustee accoiuits, ii. 177
Auditors,

district, i. 506, 507
Austin,

definition of law by, i. 8
Australian Commonwealth,
government of, i. 120
legal system of, i. 120
states of, i. 119
Authorities. See Public Authori-
ties
Autrefois acquit, iv. 329-331
form of, iv. 331
attaint, iv. 332
convict, iv. 331

Autre droit, i. 43 1

Average, iii. 205, 206
adjusters, iii. 206
general, iii. 205, 206
particular, iii. 206

Aviation. See Air
Avoirdupois weight, i. 206
Award,

action on, iii. 435

costs decided by, iii. 434

enforcement of, iii. 435

error in, iii. 433, 434

of arbitrator, iii. 429, 433,

434
remitting of, iii. 434, 435
setting aside, iii. 434, 435

time for, iii. 435 ,

time for making, iii. 433

B.

Bail, iv. 9, 279-282

by justices, iv. 279-281

King's Bench, iv. 280
excessive, iv. 280
for a felony, iv. 280

inisd(>inoan()r, iv. 280
treason, iv. 279
in Adrnirnlty actions, iii. 623
personation of, iv. 129
refusing, iv. 280
Bailee,

duties of, iii. 161, 162, 172,

376
his projierty in goods, ii.
507 ;"iii. 16:!
10]



INDEX.



Bailee — cont.]

his right of lion, iii. 163-166
larceny by, iv. 98, 99
negligence by, iii. 161, 162
when liable for negligence,
iii. 162
Bailiffs,

of county courts, i. 300
franchises, i. 304
hundreds, i. 306
special, i. 306
to distrain, i. 306 ; iii. 421
varieties of, i. 306

Bailiwicks, i. 304, 305

Bailment, ii. 532

contract of, iii. 159-175
definition of, iii. 159
deposit of goods, iii. 166, 167
different classes of, iii. 160
generally, ii. 507, 508 ; iii.

159, 160
hire of goods, iii. 167-169
innkeepers, iii. 172-175
loan of goods, iii. 167
pawn, iii. 169-171

Bailor, ii. 507

duties of, iii. 102, 163

Ballot Act (1872), i. 153

Bank. See also Bank of Eng-
land ; Bankers ; Savings
Banks

accounts at, i. 380, 381

Act, 1833, i. 207

business transacted by, i.
380 et seq.

cheques collected by, i. 381

joint stock, i, 380

notes, i. 207, 379

savings, i. 382-386

unclaimed money in, i. 381

Bank of England,

business transacted by, i.

380 et seq.
exchequer bills circulated

by, i. 379
foundation of, i. 378
government business trans-
acted by, i. 379
notes issued by, i. 207, 379 ;
iii. 146
distinguished from
Treasury notes, i.
380
negotiability of, iii.
128



Bankers,

definition of, i. 378
liabilities, iii. 149, 150, 154,

155
lien of, iii. 165
relations with customer,

i. 380; iii. 148, 149, 586
revocation of authority of,
iii. 151, 152

Bankers' Books Evidence Act
(1879), iv. 373

Bankrupt,

after acquired property of,

iii. 645
aliens can be made, iii. 630
contract by, iii. 644
criminal offences of, iii. 659,

660
discharge of, iii. 655-658,

666
disqualifications of, iii. 658,

659
distress upon goods of, iii.

413, 414
duties of, iii. 639
examination of, iii. 638, 639
executions against, iii. 649,

650
fraud by, ii. 296
fraudulent conveyance by,
iii. 633-635,649
preference by,
iii. 649
infant cannot be made, iii.

629, 630 ; iv. 21
liable to imprisonment,

when, iii. 660
lunatic can be made, iii. 630
married woman may be

made, when, i. 434, 437 •

iii. 629, 030
misdemeanors by, iii. 659,

660
offences by, iii. 659, 660 ;

iv. 134, 135
public examination of, iii.

638, 639
rights of, iii. 644, 645
statement of affairs of, iii.

637
volvmtary settlements by,

iii. 651, 652
what property vests in the

trustee of, iii. 643 et seq.
who is capable of being, iii.

629



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INDEX.



Bankruptcy,

acts of, iii. 631-633, 635
adjudication order in, iii,

640
administration of estates in,

iii. 641, 642, 686, 687'
agency terminated by, iii.

103
apprenticeship terminated

by, iii. 232
committee of inspection in,

iii. 640
compositions and schemes
of arrangement in, iii.
660-664
contracts aSected by, iii.

644
county court jurisdiction

in, iii. 685
Court of, iii. 473
creditor's petition in, iii. 635
debtor's petition in, iii. 636
debts provable in, iii. 654,

655
dividends in, iii. 652
domicile in, iii. 631
efiect of, iii. 73, 232, 658,

659
first meeting of creditors,

iii. 639
fraudulent conveyance in,

iii. 633-635, 649
fraudulent preference in,

iii. 649
history of the law of, iii.

628, 629
in case of clergyman, i. 327
councillor, i. 477
employer, imder
W o r k m e n's
Compensat ion
Act, iii. 307
justices, i. 313
lessee, ii. 103
married woman,
i. 434, 437 ; iii.
629, 630, 646
member of Par-
liament, i. 135
peer, i. 135
registered pro-
prietor, ii. 488
tenant in tail, ii.
61
jurisdiction in, iii. 629-631
legislation, iii. 628, 629
offences, iii. 659, 660 ; iv.
134, 135

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Bankruptcy — cont.

petition in, iii. 635, 636
proof of debts in, iii. 654,

655
ranking of creditors in, iii.

653, 654
receiving order, iii. 637
reputed ownership clause

in, iii. 643-645
title by, ii. 608-610
trustee in, iii. 640 et seq.
appointment of, iii. 640
disclaimer by, iii. 646,

647
duty of, iii. 641, 652
powers of, iii. 641, 642
property vesting in, iii.

643-645
relation back of ap-
pointment, iii. 647-
649
removal of, iii. 641
security by, iii. 640
transactions void as
against, iii. 649-652
Bankruptcy Act (1914), ii. 642 ;

iv. 134, 135
Bankruptcy, Court of,

for London, iii. 473
Bankruptcy Division,

transfer of action from
Chancery Division to, ii.
642
Banks. See Bank ; Bank of

England ; Bankers.
Banns,

marriage by, i. 419, 420
publication of, i. 419, 420
Baptism,

registration of, i. 612
Bar,

pleas in, iv. 329
trial at, iv. 230, 345
Bar Council, i. 643, 644. See

also Barristers
Bargain and sale, ii. 364-366
deed necessary for, ii. 366
enrolment of, ii. 366
entry not necessary for, ii.

366
nominal consideration for,

ii. 365
pecuniary consideration in,
ii. 364, 365
Baron,

courts, iii. 675
Baronet, title of, i. 201

]



INDEX.



Barratry, iii. 200

common, iv. 181
punishment for, iv. 181

Barristers, i. 642-647. See also

Counsel,
admission as solicitors,!. 621
clerks of, i. 647
contempt of court by, i. 647
disbarring of, i. 64.3
fees of, i. 645, 646
special, i. 646
junior, i. 645
King's Counsel, i. 645
legal education of, i. 647
negligence, cannot be sued

for, i. 645
relations with solicitor, 1.

645
retainer of, i. 646
right of audience of, i. 645

Barter distinguished from sale,
iii. 105

Base fee, ii. 53, 54, 135, 388

Bastard,

administration of estate of,

ii. 603
cannot be heir, ii. 262, 263
consanguinity of, i. 457
custody of, i. 453, 454
disabilities of, i. 455, 456
eigne, may be heir, ii. 262,

263
exception to doctrine of

nullius films, i. 457
generally, i. 445, 453-457
guardianship of, i. 457, 463
has no collateral kin, i. 456
incest laws apply to, i. 457
legitimation of, i. 457
maintenance of, i. 453, 454
marriage of, i. 456
property of, i. 456
settlement of, i. 456

Bastardy

Laws Amendment Acts, i.

454
order, i. 455

appeal from, i. 455

Bath, Knight of the, i. 201

Battery,

action for, iii. 328, 329
definition of, iii. 327, 328
generally, iv. 69
when justifiable, iii. 328,
329

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Battle,

trial by, iv. 323, 339

last occasion of, iv. 339
Bawdy-houses, iv. 199
Beacons, i. 204

Beasts, when distrainable, iii. 419
Bedding, distress cannot be
levied on, iii. 417

Bedfordshire,

registration of assurances
in, ii. 459
Beerhouse licence, i. 572



property in, ii. 505

Benchers, of Inns of Court. See

Irms of Court
Bench-warrant, iv. 316
Benefice,

donative, i. 334
presentation to, i. 333, 349-

351
voidance of, i. 334, 335

Beneficial owner, ii. 332
Benefit

building societies, i. 409, 410

Benefit of clergy, iv. 55, 398

abolition of, iv. 58

definition of, iv. 58
Benevolent societies, i. 406
Bentham,

definition of law by, i. 9

Berne Copyright Convention, ii.

581
Bets, iii. 51-53 See also Gaining
Betting houses, iv. 200
Bigamy, iv. 82, 83

defence to indictment for,

iv. 83
domicile in relation to, iv.

82
wife as witness in, i. 428 ;
iv. 83

Bill,

of lading, iii. 129, 184-186
functions of, iii. 185-

186
Hague Rules in, iii. 184
transfer of, iii. 186
Rights, i. 107, 108, 179,
181, 187, 195, 252 ; iv.
507
solicitor's, i. 630-638

]



INDEX.



Bill in Parliament, i. 128 et seq.,

167 ei seq.
drafting of, i. 176
money, i. 129 et seq., 149,

173-175
originating in House of

Lords, i. 171
private, i. 175, 176
procedure on, i. 168-171
pro\dsional order bill, i. 176
public, i. 168-174
royal assent to, i. 171, 172
refusal of, i. 172
Billeting of soldiers, i. 255
Bills of Exchange, iii. 124 et seq.
acceptance of, iii. 133, 134
Act, i. 36

alteration in, iii. 144
assignment of, iii. 126
capacity of parties to, iii,

131, 132
consideration for presumed

primd facie, iii. 132, 133
date of payment of, iii. 136
definition of, iii. 130
dishonoiu" by non-accept-
ance of, iii. 137
dishonour by non-payment

of, iii. 139
foreign, iii. 130
form of, iii. 131
holder in due course of, iii.

135, 136
indorsement of, iii. 127, 135
infants, liabilitj'- on, iii. 132
inland, iii. 130
maturity of, iii. 136
negotiability of, iii. 126
negotiation of, iii. 134-136
noting of, iii. 139
origin of, iii. 126
presentation of —

for acceptance, iii. 137
payment, iii. 138
protest of, iii. 140, 141
to bearer, iii. 131

order, iii. 131
varieties of, iii. 131
writing required for, ii. 25

Bills of sale, ii. 538-544

ab.solute, ii. 539, 541, 542
as .security, ii. 539, 542-544
attestation of, ii. 541, 543
avoidance of, ii. 542, 543
coiisidoratioii for, ii. 541,

543, 544
covenants in, ii. 543



Bills of sale — cont.
defined, ii. 539
registration of, ii. 539-544
exemptions from, ii,

540
renewal of, ii. 544
rights of grantee under, ii.

543, 544
what documents require
registration as, ii. 540

Binding over

for good behaviovu", iv. 415

et seq.
to keep the peace, iv. 415
under Probation of Offen-
ders Act (1907), iv. 417

Birth,

concealment of, iv. 72, 73
notification of, i. 614
registration of, i. 612 et seq.
settlemeiit by, i. 531

Bishoprics,

voidance of, i. 330

Bishops,

consecration of, i. 328
courts of, i. 330
installation of, i. 328
nomination of, i. 328
powers of, i. 329
resignation of, i. 330
right to sit on trial of peers,

iv. 224, 225
status of, i. 329
suffragan, i. 330

" Black mail " rents, ii. 227
Blackstone,

Commentaries, i. 48, 77, 78
jurisdiction of Parliament,

on, i. 142
law defined by, i. 7
Blanch ferms, i. 237
Blasphemous libels, iv. 194
Blasphemy, iv. 169

witnesses necessary in
charge of, iv. 387
Blood-foud, i. 12 ; iv. 340
Board of Agriculture. See also
Ministry of Agriculture.
Inclosuro Department of, ii.
211
Board of Education, i. 240, 520

et seq. See also Education
Board of Guardians. See Poor
Law
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INDEX.



Board of Trade, i. 239, 240

bankruptcy proceedings

controlled by, i. 239
function of, i. 239
patent law administration

by, i. 239
President of, i. 239

Bodily

harm, intentional, iii. 331,

332 ; iv. 62 et seq.
injuries, dangerous to life,
iv. 62, 63
Bona vacantia, i. 267-270
Bond debts, ii. 549
Bonds,

administration, ii. 632
bottomry, iii. 259
common money, iii. 260
double, iii. 260
Exchequer, i. 265
forfeitiu-e of, iii. 262, 263
general nature of, iii. 260
impossibility of condition,

iii. 261
on condition, iii. 260
respotidentia, iii. 259
single, iii. 260
unlawful condition in, iii.
261
Bono et malo,

writ de, iv. 233
Book, copyright in. See Copy-
right
Borough, i. 472 et seq.
accounts of, i. 479
aldermen of, i. 478, 479
and Local Courts Act (1872),

iii. 691
auditors, i. 479, 506
bridges in, i. 485, 486
byelaws of, i. 480
clerk of, i. 479
council, i. 475 et seq.
meetings of, i. 479
officers of, i. 479
powers of, i. 480, 481
qualifications of, i. 477
cotmty, i. 474, 485, 486
courts of record of, iii. 690—

691
definition of, i. 472
elections of officers for, i.

475
franchise, i. 156, 157
generally, i. 472 et seq.
justices of, i. 311, 312



Borough — cotit.

mayor of, i. 478, 479
metropolitan, i. 495
municipal, i. 475
parliamentary, i. 150, 157
police, i. 320, 481
property of, i. 480, 481
quarter sessions for, iv. 239
rate of, i. 504
recorder of, iii. 690
stipendiary of, i. 312



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