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Page 158 - It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and good Government of Canada, in relation to all Matters not coming within the Classes of Subjects by this Act assigned exclusively to the Legislatures of the Provinces...
Page 122 - The jury answered the first question in the affirmative and the second in the negative ; and to the third question they answered — " It was their duty to require from the wagon company some distinct assurance that it had been thoroughly examined and repaired.
Page 159 - The Imposition of Punishment by Fine, Penalty, or Imprisonment for enforcing any Law of the Province made in relation to any Matter coming within any of the Classes of Subjects enumerated in this Section.
Page 452 - ... that the plaintiff has good cause of action against the defendant to the amount of fifty pounds or upwards, and that there is probable cause for believing that the defendant is about to quit England...
Page 181 - Shop, Saloon, Tavern, Auctioneer, and other Licenses in order to the raising of a Revenue for Provincial, Local, or Municipal Purposes.
Page 160 - If the words of the statute are in themselves precise and unambiguous, then no more can be necessary than to expound those words in their natural and ordinary sense. The words themselves alone do, in such case, best declare the intention of the lawgiver.
Page 654 - Application was made for a new trial on the ground of the verdict being against the weight of evidence, but it was refused.
Page 235 - ... the law considers such publication as malicious unless it is fairly made by a person in the discharge of some public or private duty, whether legal or moral, or in the conduct of his own affairs, in matters where his interest is concerned.
Page 308 - ... as by the known usage of trade or the like, acquired a peculiar sense distinct from the popular sense of the same words; or unless the context evidently points out that they must, in the particular instance and in order to effectuate the immediate intention of the parties to that contract, be understood in some other special and peculiar sense.
Page 53 - If a highway is so stopped that a man is delayed in his journey a little while, and by reason thereof he is damnified, or some important affair neglected, this is not such a special damage for which an action on the case will lie ; but a particular damage to maintain this action ought to be direct, and not consequential; as for instance, the loss of his horse, or by some corporal hurt, in falling into a trench in the highway.