A Treatise on Franchises: Especially Those of Public Service Corporations : Containing Also in an Appendix the Public Service Commissions Law of New York and the Public Utility Law of Wisconsin

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Banks Law Publishing Company, 1909 - 1130 páginas

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Página 902 - ... to inmates of the National Homes or State Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, and of Soldiers
Página 133 - The term corporations as used in this article, shall be construed to include all associations and joint stock companies having any of the powers or privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships.
Página 698 - Act to charge and receive as great compensation for a shorter as for a longer distance; provided, however, that upon application to the Commission appointed under the provisions of this Act, such common carrier may, in special cases, after investigation by the Commission, be authorized to charge less for longer than for shorter distances for the transportation of passengers or property; and the Commission may from time to time prescribe the extent to which such designated common carrier may be relieved...
Página 929 - A common carrier, railroad corporation or street railroad corporation organized or existing, or hereafter incorporated, under or by virtue of the laws of the state of New York, may issue stocks, bonds, notes or other evidence of indebtedness payable at periods of more than twelve months after the date thereof...
Página 685 - ... the present as compared with the original cost of construction, the probable earning capacity of the property under particular rates prescribed by statute and the sum required to meet operating expenses, are all matters for consideration, and are to be given such weight as may be just and right in each case.
Página 515 - York of 1828, chapter 18, title 3, it was enacted that -the charter of every corporation that shall hereafter be granted by the legislature shall be subject to alteration, suspension and repeal, in the discretion of the legislature.
Página 698 - Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers or of like kind of property, under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line, in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance...
Página 609 - ... nor more than five hundred dollars, and may also be sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than six months.
Página 901 - ... a greater or less compensation for any service rendered, or to be rendered, in the transportation of passengers or property...
Página 122 - Among the most important are immortality, and, if the expression may be allowed, individuality; properties by which a perpetual succession of many persons are considered as the same, and may act as a single individual.

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