The New Joint Stock Company Law (of 1856, 1857, and 1858) with All the Statutes, and Instructions how to Form a Company: And Herein of the Liabilities of Persons Engaged in So Doing (Livre numérique Google)

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Shaw, 1859 - 110 pages
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Page 51 - ... of the company, shall be sufficient evidence of the fact, without proof of the number or proportion of the votes recorded in favour of or against such resolution.
Page 57 - The directors may. before recommending any dividend, set aside out of the profits of the company such sum as they think proper as a reserve fund to meet contingencies, or for equalising dividends, or for repairing or maintaining the works connected with the business of the company...
Page 20 - ... shall be paid into the receipt of Her Majesty's Exchequer, in such manner as the Treasury may direct, and shall be carried to and form part of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom.
Page 56 - Questions arising at any meeting shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present; and in case of an equality of votes the chairman shall have a second or casting vote.
Page 50 - The chairman may, with the consent of the meeting, adjourn any meeting from time to time and from place to place, but no business shall be transacted at any adjourned meeting other than the business left unfinished at the meeting from which the adjournment took place.
Page 49 - Subsequent general meetings shall be held at such time and place as may be prescribed by the company in general meeting ; and, if no other time or place is prescribed, a general meeting shall be held on the first Monday in February in every year, at such place as may be determined by the directors.
Page 45 - The objects for which the company is established are, " the conveyance of passengers and goods in ships or boats between such places as the company may from time to time determine, and the doing all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above object.
Page 70 - An Act to repeal an Act of the present Session of Parliament, intituled 'An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire Suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths and Affidavits, and to make other Provisions for the Abolition of unnecessary Oaths.
Page 20 - means the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled, " An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales with respect to summary convictions and orders," inclusive of any Acts amending the same.
Page 89 - Court, to be kept in penal servitude for the term of three years, or to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding two years, with or without hard labour.

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