A Treatise on the Law of Railways: Railway Companies, and Railway Investments, Volum 1

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Usual Provisions of a Special Act
26
Meetings of Shareholders
28
The Appointment of Directors and their Meetings
31
The Power of Directors to enter into Contracts
34
Decisions as to particular Contracts intra Vires
39
Control of Shareholders over Directors
45
Restraint of ultra Vires Acts by Third Parties
64
Criminal Law applicable to Fraudulent Directors
68
Dividends
70
The Accounts of the Company and their Audit
76
Remedies of Creditors against Shareholders
80
CHAPTER III
85
The Registry of Shares
89
Calls on Shareholders
93
Transfer of Shares
103
Forfeiture of Shares
112
Investments by Trustees
137
Agreements made after the Special Act is obtained
160
As to taking Part of a House or Portions of Intersected Land
167
The Notice to Treat
173
Entry under Sect 85 of Lands Clauses Act
182
Lien of Unpaid Vendor
193
Powers to take temporary Possession of Lands
200
CHAPTER V
206
Review of Cases
213
Mines
238
CHAPTER VI
251
By a Jury
272
CHAPTER VII
297
The Conveyance of Lands purchased
321
The Title to Lands omitted to be purchased by Mistake
327
Sale of Superfluous Land
331
CHAPTER IX
338
General Powers to construct the Railway and Works
352
Deviations from Datum Line
354
Bridges over or under Roads
356
Bridges over Tidal Waters
360
Level Crossings and Accidents at Level Crossings
361
Construction of Accommodation Works
368
Company not bound to construct Railway
371
Cases relating to the Construction of the Railways and Deviations from the Parliamentary Plans
373
Cases relating to the Construction of Bridges
382
Cases relating to the Diversion c of Roads
389
Cases relating to the Repairs of Works
398
CHAPTER X
405
Grant of Certificates under The Railway Companies Powers Act 1864
408
Grant of Certificates under The Railways Construction Facilities Act 1864
410
Suppression of Railways of illegal Gauge
411
Protection of Navigation
413
Light Railways
426
Notices tec from the Board how to be served and signed
427
JURISDICTION OF THE RAILWAY AND CANAL COMMISSION PAOK 1 Origin and Character of the Jurisdiction
429
The Railway Commissioners
430
The Railway and Canal Commission 482
431
General Locus Standi before the Commissioners
433
Enforcement of Sect 2 of The Railway and Canal Traffic Act 1854
434
Enforcement of Special Acts
435
Jurisdiction to award Damages
436
Jurisdiction as to publication of Rates and Terminals
437
Arbitrations
438
Procedure
439
CHAPTER XII
440
Regulations as to Engines and Carriages
444
The Power to act as Carriers
445
The Power to take Tolls and the Toll Clauses of the Special Act
447
Sample Toll Clauses
456
Tables of maximum Charges
460
Impending Revision under Act of 1888
463
The Equality Clause
466
The Law of Traffic Facilities undue Preference c and its Administration by the Court of Common Pleas
470
The Law of Traffic Facilities undue Preference c as administered by the Railway Commissioners
475
The Law of Traffic Facilities undue Preference c as it may be administered by the Railway and Canal Commission
482
Government Purchase and Revision of Tolls
493
Obligation to convey her Majestys Mails
496
Conveyance of Post Office Parcels
499
Conveyance of Troops
501
The Railway Passenger Duty
504
Telegraphs
506
Regulations as to ByeLaws 608
508
Trespasses Crimes and Penalties
516
The Combinations of Railway Companies amongst themselves and with
525
CHAPTER XV
537
CHAPTER XVI
543
Terminal Charges
560
The Protection afforded by the Carriers Act in the Carriage of valuable Goods
572
The Carriage of Explosives
584
The Carriage of Passengers
594
The Liability for Negligence under Lord Campbells Act
607
Of Time Tables and Unpunctuality
613
Through Traffic and Sea Traffic
620
Liability to Landowner for Damage caused by Sparks from Engines
628
CHAPTER XIII
631
Liability of Railway Companies for acts of their Servants
637
Observations on the Decisions
649
How to rate a Railway
676
Windingup of Railway Companies under Abandonment Acts
694
INDEX
707

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Side 625 - ship as aforesaid, caused to any other ship or boat, or to any goods, merchandise or other things whatsoever on board any other ship or boat ; be answerable in damages in respect of loss of life or personal injury either alone or together with loss or damage to ships, boats, goods, merchandise or other things to an aggregate amount exceeding
Side 69 - shall make, circulate, or publish, or concur in making, circulating or publishing, any written statement or account which he shall know to be false in any material particular, with intent to deceive or defraud any member, shareholder or creditor of the company, or with intent to induce any person to become a shareholder, or
Side 636 - Where the employer is a body of persons corporate or unincorporate, the notice shall be served by delivering the same at, or by sending it by post in a registered letter, addressed to the office, or if there be more than one office, any one of the offices of such body.
Side 625 - The owners of any ship, whether British or foreign, shall not, in cases where all or any of the following events occur without their actual fault or privity, that is to say,— (1) Where any loss of life or personal injury is caused to any person being
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