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PROHIBITION.

PROHIBITION.

Abandoning excess—Balance of account. The plaintiff claimed from the defendant sum of 227 i Against this he gave him credit by set-off 1167. 16s. 9<7. and payment 707. Of the remainder he abandoned 207. 3s. 3(7. so as to reduce his demand to 207. and thus bring it within the jur
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England
 
SHAM LAWYERS.

SHAM LAWYERS.

Sham lawyer!— Obtaining money Jut' conducting bankruptcy. —A bankrupt may recover back money obtained from him an accountant on pretence of conducting his case as an attorney. Wooler v. Webb, 323. Sheriffs’ Court.
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England
 
STAMP.

STAMP.

Cheque. —A cheque drawn by two persons upon a banker to secure the amount of a loan from the banker, is exempt from stamp duty under stat. 55 Geo. 3, c. 184, scbed. part 1, though neither of them has at the time an account with the ' 'banker: and a cheque so drawn is evidence of
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England
 
TIPPLING ACT.

TIPPLING ACT.

Tippling Act.—The stat. of Geo. 2, c. 40, s. 12, known as the Tippling Act, does not apply to spirits consumed in the house of the plaintiff, hut only to sprits sent out. Mercer r. Alkrojl, 35. Shoreditch. TOBT. Tort, fur damage* occasioned by the lite a ferocious dog. Qftare, w
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England
 
and afterwards summons and capias were issued to enforce that judgment. All the proceedings were against Ireland by name, and

and afterwards summons and capias were issued to enforce that judgment. All the proceedings were against Ireland by name, and

all served upon the plaintiff, who throughout informed those who served him that he was not Ireland: Held, that the plea was not proved, inasmuch as the process had been issued by the defendant against Ireland, and the allegation that the defendant issued the summons against the
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England
 
COMMITMENT.

COMMITMENT.

Orders of commitment under the 9 10 Viet. c. 65. —The court will grant protecting order when there is no ground for withholding it under the 5 & 6 Viet, c. 116, and 7 & 8 Viet. e. 96. Although the existence of an order of commitment, obtained in a County Court, for the nonpaymen
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England
 
THE JUDGE.

THE JUDGE.

We should much like to see a return of the number of cases in which a jury has been demanded in the County Courts up to the close of the present year, as compared with the number in which the parties have preferred the decision of the Judge. It would bear the most emphatic testi
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England
 
TO THE EDITOR OF THE COUNTY COURTS CHRONICLE.

TO THE EDITOR OF THE COUNTY COURTS CHRONICLE.

Sir, —As Clerk of one of the County Courts in a district where a plurality has been appointed, I cannot but fully concur in the observations of L. E.” contained in your last Chronicle. It has always appeared to me, and I know it to be the opinion of many experienced members of t
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England
 
THE BAILIFF.

THE BAILIFF.

Although the grievances of the Bailiffs are not redressed, they have almost ceased to complain. But let them not go to sleep. If, as intimated to the Clerks, an application to Parliament for an amendment Act be contemplated, the Bailiffs must not neglect the opportunity to have
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England
 
COUNTY COURTS CHRONICLE. THE SUITOR.

COUNTY COURTS CHRONICLE. THE SUITOR.

Christmas has brought with it the usual repose, alike from approval or complaint; the last month has produced little correspondence, few reports, no o-rievances, and scarcely a suggested improvement, whether from Suitors or their Attorneys. But we hear that the curtailed fees ar
January 1, 1849 - County Courts Chronicle - London, London, England