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Página 160 - Whereas the Improvement of Knowledge, the Progress of Civilization, the public Weal of the Community, and the Advancement of Human Happiness, greatly depend on the Efforts of learned and ingenious Persons in the various Arts and Sciences: As the principal Encouragement such Persons can have to make great and beneficial Exertions of this Nature must exist in the legal Security of the Fruits of their Study and Industry to themselves; and as such Security is one of the natural Rights of all Men, there...
Página xxxi - Society. 8. Such Representative of any Learned Society, or Chamber of Commerce, being a Corporate Member of the Association, as may from time to time be nominated by such Corporate Member. 9. Such Members as may be nominated by the Association, on the recommendation of the Council, for special services to the Association. 10. Such Members, not exceeding twelve, as shall be annually nominated by the Council, on the recommendation of the Executive Committee. XII. The Executive Committee consists of...
Página 161 - Resolved, that it be recommended to the several States to secure to the authors or publishers of any new books not hitherto printed, being citizens of the United States, and to their executors, administrators, and assigns, the copyright of such books for a certain time, not less than fourteen years from the first publication...
Página 211 - title by deed can never be demonstrated as an ascertained fact ; it can only be presented as an inference more or less probable, deducible from the documentary and other evidence accessible at the time being.
Página 409 - In the first case of non-compliance, if the parent of the child does not appear, or appears and fails to satisfy the court that he has used all reasonable efforts to enforce compliance with the order, the court may impose a penalty not exceeding with...
Página 228 - No title shall be accepted for registration as indefeasible unless it shall appear to be such as a court of equity would hold to be a valid marketable title.
Página 324 - ... a fine instead of imprisonment. 1 have made this prefatory statement to bring before your minds the very comprehensive and beneficial nature of the new law. For our present purpose, however, we have more particularly to consider those administrative changes which may, and in practice probably will, bring upon the police entirely new — and I may say strange — duties in aiding the repression of crime. I will take first the administrative changes relating to the procedure to enforce fines, and...
Página 211 - You bny an estate at an auction, or you enter into a contract for the purchase of the estate. You are very anxious to get possession of the property you have bought, and the vendor is very anxious to get his money. But do you get possession of the property? On the contrary, you cannot get the estate, nor can the vendor get his money, until after a lapse — sometimes no inconsiderable portion of a man's lifetime — spent in the preparation of abstracts, in the comparison of deeds, in searches for...
Página 223 - Australia a saving of nineteen shillings in the pound sterling has been effected in the cost of conveyancing. The wealth of the community has been increased by restoring to its intrinsic value, as building sites, land which, deprived of that special character by imperfect evidence and technical defects in title, lay waste and unprofitable. The value of land as a basis of credit has been raised by the extraordinary facility and security with which equitable mortgages and registered charges are effected,...
Página 227 - ... shall pass, or, as the case may be, the land shall become liable as security in manner, and subject to the covenants, conditions, and contingencies set forth and specified in such instrument, or by this Act declared to be implied in instruments of a like nature...