A Hand-book of Railway Law: Containing the Public General Railway Acts from 1838 to 1858, Inclusive, and Statutes Connected Therewith : with an Introduction, Containing Statistical and Financial Information, &c. : Notes, Forms, and a Copious Analytical Index

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Side 341 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof, then and in every such case the person who would have been liable if death had not ensued shall be liable to an action for damages, notwithstanding the death of the person injured, and although the death shall have been...
Side 341 - ... in every such action the jury may give such damages as they may think proportioned to the injury resulting from such death to the parties respectively for whom and for whose benefit such action shall be brought...
Side 332 - ... on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action, or...
Side 228 - ... furs, or lace, or any of them, contained in any parcel or package which shall have been delivered, either to be carried for hire, or to accompany the person of any passenger...
Side 145 - ... shall have to cross such railway; and such gates shall be of such dimensions and so constructed as when closed to fence in the railway, and prevent cattle or horses passing along the road from entering upon the railway...
Side 466 - The said arbitrators or their umpire may call for the production of any documents in the possession or power of either party which they or he may think necessary for determining the question in dispute, and may examine the parties or their witnesses on oath, and administer the oaths necessary for that purpose.
Side 219 - ... or which have the terminus, station, or wharf of the one near the terminus, station, or wharf of the other, shall afford all due and reasonable facilities for receiving and forwarding all the traffic arriving by one of such railways or canals...
Side 324 - ... be paid into the Bank of England, in the name and with the privity of the Accountant General of...
Side 230 - Provided also, and be it further enacted, that nothing in this act shall be deemed to protect any mail contractor, stage coach proprietor, or other common carrier for hire from liability to answer for loss or injury to any goods or articles whatsoever arising from the felonious acts of any coachman, guard, book-keeper, porter, or other servant in his or their employ, nor to protect any such coachman, guard, book-keeper, or other servant from liability for any loss or injury occasioned by his or their...
Side 213 - ... in order to his being conveyed, as soon as conveniently may be, before a justice of the peace, to be dealt with according to law.

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