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ther the statute has expired or not, then on revision it in force, but is an liistorical collection of the alterations is fitting that this doubt should be solved.

which have been made in the law during the last six “ These objections are not merely verbal distinc- centuries, and there is no such thing possible as cleartions—they are founded on the nature of things. The ing the Statute-book of unnecessnry matter." difference between a permanent and a temporary or The same address in which the Expurgatory List transitory act is fundamental, and it would be singular was moved for included a motion for another return, if the application to the one of a treatment only proper “a copy of a Digest of the Poor Laws, prepared by to the other had not a practically mischievous effect. Mr. Coode, late Commissioner of Statute Law,” which, In fact, to repeal an act which is defunct only because in the notice of his intended motion given by Mr. Locké it has effected its object would produce an effect exactly King on the 12th December, 1854, was further described the contrary of what is intended. Suppose an act au- as a digest, " of which an imperfect copy was stated by thorising trustees to purchase an estate; they purchase Mr. Commissioner Ker to have been laid by the Lord the estate accordingly, and the act is defunct-there is Chancellor on the table of the Ilouse of Lords, and nothing more for it to do. But if we now repeal that which he certified to be a very valuable specimen of act, we repeal the authority given to the trustees, and a digest of the existing statutes ;” and I take this optheir parchase becomes a breach of trust. The case of portunity of giving a short explanation of the nature all transitory acts is, in fact, the same—the effect of a of that work, and of the reasons which prevented its repeal, when strictly considered, is not to get rid of being printed (as was originally proposed) in the rethem, but to invalidate everything that has been done ports of the late Board. under them. Tithe commutations, inclosures, enfran- The Digest of the Poor Laws in question was not chisements of copyholds, sales and exchanges of estates, originally prepared by Mr. Coode as one of the Comdivorces, and many other whole classes which will missioners of Statute Law. It was a work on which lie readily suggest themselves, fall within the scope of the had been engaged for many years previously, and which foregoing observations. An act declaring that the acts he had offered to the Poor-law Board, with a statement under which they were effected are repealed would be that it was then “quite ready for the press," on the equivalent to a declaration that they were illegally 2nd April, 1852, (see the correspondence on the subject, made, and void : the tithes would be restored, the in- which has been printed in the House of Commonsclosures would become common land, the enfranchised Papers, 1852, No. 244); and Mr. Coode brought a property would become copyhold again, and so on. No printed (but unrevised) copy of it to the Lord Chandoubt the repealing act could be so worded as not to cellor on the first meeting of the late Board, at the produce such effects as those last mentioned; but it end of March, 1853. I understood that he had caused could only be by confining it to a declaration that the it to be set up in type at the Queen's printers, at his acts are not in force, except so far as they are wanted, own risk, in the hope of getting it ultimately adopted which would make it nugatory; for to declare that the by the Poor-law Board or the Treasury. repeal only applies to the future would not be suffi- The work being thus already in existence, and recient, the acts now in question being the foundation of quiring, as I then understood from Mr. Coode, only continuing rights.

what is commonly implied by “rovision of the press, “Permanent acts are repealed because it is intended I considered that it would be useful to print it with that they shall no longer be the law of the land as to the First Report of the Board, as a specimen of an present and future transactions; and if there are any elaborate mode of digesting the law on a somewhat permanent acts about which there may be a doubt peculiar principle; and for that purpose Mr. Coode whether they have been repealed already, there can be distinctly undertook to revise and complete it in time no harm in repealing them over again, for still that is for the First Report, which, as Mr. Coode was well only a declaration that they shall not henceforth be aware, the Lord Chancellor was very desirous to have the law, whether they were so before or not. It will published before the end of the session of 1853. readily be seen that the case of expired and defunct

(To be continued). acts is entirely different, and that these considerations do not touch them at all.

“It appears, therefore, that so far from its being any part of the duty of a Legislature to pass a declaratory

Court Papers. statute as to expired and defunct acts, such a measure would at best be nugatory, and perhaps mischievous.

“ Finally, from the manuscript list of the defunct COMMON-LAW SITTINGS, IN AND AFTER statutes which has been already prepared by Messrs.

MICHAELMAS TERM, 1855. Anstey and Rogers, which would form the basis of any

Court of Queen's Bench. such declaratory act as is proposed, it would appear, that even taking the public acts only, and those re

In Term. lating to (or including) England only, and those which MIDDLESEX.

LONDON. are wholly repealed and expired only, (though such 1st sitting .. Monday, Nov. 5

1st sitting, Monday.. Nov. 12 limitations would deprive the measure of much of its 2nd sitting. . Wednesday.. 14

19 value), the declaratory statute would contain upwards 3rd sitting.. Thursday.... 22 2nd sitting, Monday .. of ten thousand entries; and if extended (as it ought for undefended causes only. to be if made at all) to all repealed or unexpired enact

After Term. ments whatsoever, and not merely to whole statutes, Tuesday .......... Nov. 27 | Monday ....

.......... Dec. 10 would probably contain not far from twenty thousand

The Court will sit at ten o'clock every day. entries. Those who best know the difficulty of passing The causes in the list for each of the above sitting days in an ordinary bill through Parliament will be best able term, if not disposed of on those days, will be tried by adto judge of the possibility of ever passing such a statute journment on the days following each of such sitting days. without an infinitely stronger case for its necessity than would be felt or could be urged.". To these reasons I need only add, that this proposal,

Court of Common Pleas. like several others which have been made, appears to me

In Term. to be founded on an entirely mistaken view of the nature of the statute law of England. The Statute-book is not, Thursday

Nov. 8 Monday

Nov. 12 and does not profess to be, a code of the actual law now | Thursday.

15 | Monday

19

MIDDLESEX.

LONDON.

After Term.
Tuesday ... ... Nov. 27 | Friday .... Dec. 7

The Court will sit during and after term at ten o'clock. The causes in the list for each of the above sitting days in term, if not disposed of on those days, will be tried by adjourn. ment on the days following each of such sitting days.

Court of Common Pleas.

NEW TRIALS.
Moved Easter Term, 1855.

Moved Trin. Term, 1855.

Lond._Walker o. Bartlett Lond.-Hackwood v. Lyall* Midd.-Grant v. Guinness Brodie v. Howard*

King o. Gadsden.

MIDDLESEX.

LONDON.

Erchequer of Pleas.

ENLARGED RULES.
In Term.
Dawson v. Williams (Until

Generally.

after action tried in Queen's Mossop o. The Great Northern 1st sitting, Monday .. Nov. 5

Bench)

Railway Co. 2nd sitting, Wednesday 14

1st sitting, Monday.. Nov. 12 3rd sitting, Wednesday 21 2nd sitting, Monday 19

DEMURRER PAPER.
After Term.

Thursday, Nov. 8. Midland Railway Co. o. Day.
Tuesday:
Nov. 27 | Monday

Dec. 10
Myers v. Willis*

kin The Court will sit during and after term at ten o'clock. Repton v. Townend

British Industry and Life As. The Court will sit in Middlesex, at Nisi Prius, in term, by Repton v. Greenlees

surance v. Ward. adjournment from day to day, until the causes entered for the respective Middlesex Sittings are disposed of. In each of the London Sittings during term there will be

Court of @rchequer, two days for the trial of causes.

SITTINGS-MICHAELMAS TERM, 1855.
Days in Term.

Banc.
COMMON-LAW CAUSE LISTS, MICHAELMAS Friday. Nov. 2
TERM, 1855.

Saturday..

3 Errors. Monday

5 Court of Queen's Bench.

Tuesday

6 NEW TRIALS

Wednesday 7 Special Paper. REMAINING UNDETERMINED AT THE END OF THI Sis- Thursday

8 TINGS AFTER TRINITY TERM, 1855.

Friday..

9 Lord Mayor sworn. Saturday

10 Crown Cases.
For ARGUMENT.
Lond.--Hill v. Oliver

Monday
Brodie v. Oliver

12 Special Paper. Sheriffs nominated. HILARY TERM, 1854.

Tuesday,

13 TRINITY Term, 1855.

Wednesday.. 14 Special Paper. Lond.-Nicoll v. Oliver Midd.-Crabbe v. Fenner,

Thursday

15 Friday.

16 SPECIAL CASES AND DEMURRERS

Saturday

17 For MICHAELMAS Term, 1855.

Monday

19 Special Paper. Tuesday.

20 Those marked thus * are Special Cases, and thus † Demurrers. Wednesday 21 Special Paper. For JUDGMENT. Colwill o. Brown(Appeal from Thursday

22 *Clayton o. Fenwick County Court, Devonshire, Friday.

23 For ARGUMENT. holden at Oakhampton) Saturday.

24 +Burgoyne v. Cottrell *Anderson & an. v. Baigent Monday

26 tSturgis v. Caster (Stands over tJohnson v. Gandy

Days in Term. Nisi Prius. till case of Billiter v. Young, tTanner v. South Wales Rail.

Monday Nov. 5 Middlesex, first Sitting. in error, is disposed of)

Monday. 12 London, first Sitting, +Easdown v. South-eastern Arcedeckne v. Martyn (To

Wednesday 14 Middlesex, second Sitting. Railway Co. defendant's pleas)

Monday

19 London, second Sitting. *M‘Murrick v. Begg Same v. Same (To plaintiff's

Wednesday 21 Middlesex, third Sitting. tLoader & ors. v. Hathaway replication) Kent v. Gootts (Appeal from *Weekman v. Meek Sheriff's Court, London) #Thompson v. Hopper

NEW TRIALS. +Gibson 0. Aspdin & an. Caswell v. Worth & an.

For JUDGMENT.

ment of Central t Drummond v. Griffith +Doel v. Sheppard & ors.

Moved Hilary Term, 1855.

London District *Forbes v. Elderfield fClutterbuck® v. Marling & Lond.-Bovill v. Timm

Schools o. Wythes *Croft v. Lumley & ors.

For ARGUMENT.

Lond.-Crouch v. The Great *Barrow v. Bell & ors. tSnewin v. Bean Moved Easter Term, 1855.

Northern Railway *Lethbridge v. Kirkman tHalhead & ors. v. Young.

Lond.-Board of Manage.

Co.

way Co.

ors.

ENLARGED RULES
For MICHAELMAS Term, 1855.
First Day.

Fifth Day.
In re Story

Reg. v. Earl of Mornington Jacobs & an. v. Lawrence

Same v. Whitehaven Junction In re Nokes

Railway Co. Reg. v. Justices of the Isle of

Sixth Day. Ely

Alcennis v. Nygren.

SPECIAL PAPER.
For JODGMENT. Guardians of the Poor of Wy.
The Earl of Lonsdale v. Rigg

combe Union o. Guardians (Sp. C.)

of the Poor of Eton Union

(Sp. C.)
FOR ARGUMENT. Jervis o. Tomkinson (Sp. C.)
Broadbent Ramsbotham | Master and Wardens of the
(Sp. C.)

Merchant Tailors Co. .
Marcom v. Bloxam (D.) Truscott (D.)
Taylor v. Calmont (Sp. C.) Wilson v. Martin
Doe d. Hughes v. Probert Same v. Rathbone (Sp. C.)
(Sp. C.)

Jonas v. Lavater (D.)

v.

CROWN PAPER, MICHAELMAS TERM, 1855.
Glamorganshire Reg. v. Lewis.
Middlesex

Churchwardens of St. Marylebone.
London

Mathews. Sussex

Inhabitants of Cuckfield. Cheshire...

Mayor of Chester.

* To stand over till Frost v. Oliver is disposed of.

TUESDAY, Oct. 23.

houseman and merchant, Nov. 13 at 2, London, div. BANKRUPTS.

James Turner, Hedge-row, High-street, Islington, draper, FREDERICK LITTLER, High-street, Shadwell, and Gib, Romford, plamber, Nov. 13 at 1, London, div.-J. Manders,

Nov. 13 at half-past 2, London, div.-Elizabeth Whitaker, son-street, Lambeth, oil and colour man, Oct. 30 at 1, and Shoreditch, oilman, Nov. 13 at 1, London, div.-John Batters, Nov. 27 at 11, London : Off. Ass. Johnson ; Sols. Fry & Tokenhouse-yard, shipowner, Nov. 15 at 1, London, div.-J.

Loxley, 80, Cheapside.-- Pet. f. Oct. 10. GEORGE WHIFFIN BRADBEE the elder and GEORGE W. Aldridge, Witham, Essex, corn merchant, Nov. 15 at 1, WHIFFIN BRADBEE the younger, Newgate-street, timber merchant, Nov. 15 at 12, London, div.-Henry Baker,

London, div.- George Hutchison, Palace-row, New-road, fringe manufacturers, (trading under the name, style, or firm of G. W. Bradbee & Son), Nov. 1 at 2, and Dec. 6 Camomile-street, London-wall, sugar boiler, Nov. 15 at 12, at half-past 11, London: Off. Ass. Bell; Sols. Smith & London, div.-C. B. Greatrex, Abberley, Worcestershire, apo Son, Barnard's-inn.-Pet. f. Oct. 22.

thecary, Nov. 19 at half-past 10, Birmingham, div.-G. Parry ALEXANDER JOHN LESLIE, Herne Bay, Kent, and the younger, Willenhall, Staffordshire, ironmonger, Nov. 16 at Conduit-street, St. George, Hanover-square, dealer and

11, Birmingham, div.-E. W. Peters, Coventry, wine merchapman, Nov. 1 at half-past 1, and Nov. 29 at half-past lisle, plasterer, Nov. 20 at 1, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, div.--.

chant, Nov. 10 at 11, Birmingham, fin. div.-J. Rushton, Car11, London : Off. Ass. Bell; Sol. Appleby, 6, Harpur-street, John Railton and James Pavey, Manchester, manufacturers of Red Lion-square.-- Pet. f. Oct. 22.

mousseline de laines, Nov. 14 at 12, Manchester, div. sep. EBENEZER LAWRANCE, New Barnet, Hertfordshire, builder, Nov. 1 at 11, and Dec. 4 at 12, London: Off.

est. of John Railton.-John David Neill and Henry SanderAss. Stansfeld; Sol. Burr, 12, Paternoster-row.--Pet. f. joint est. ; Nov. 30 at 11, div. sep. est. of John David Neill.

son, Liverpool, shipbrokers, Nov. 13 at 11, Liverpool, div. Oct. 20. JOHN MALLIN, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, miller, Nov.

-John Deane, Liverpool, chemist, Nov. 14 at 11, Liverpool, 2 and Dec. 1 at 11, Birmingham : Of. Ass. Christie ; Sol. Nov. 14 at 11, Liverpool, div.-John Crosthwaite, Liverpool,

div.--Thomas Parker, Southport, Lancashire, hotel keeper, Smith, Birmingham.- Pet. d. Oct. 20. BENJAMIN WILLIAM BOWRING, Sydling, St. Ni- merchant, Nov. 15 at 11, Liverpool, div. cholas, Dorsetshire, miller, Nov. 5 and Dec. 6 at 1,

CERTIFICATES. Exeter: Off. Ass. Hirtzel; Sols. Slade & Vining, Yeovil | To be allowed, unless Cause be shewn to the contrary on or Terrell, Exeter.-Pet. f. Oct. 13.

before the Day of Meeling. THOMAS EDWARDS, Tonpandy, Ystradyfodwg, near James Burgin Gough, River-terrace, Islington, timber

Pontypridd, Glamorganshire, grocer, Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 at merchant, Nov. 14 at half-past 12, London.- Joseph Miller, 11, Bristol: Off. Ass. Acraman; Sols. Bevan & Girling, Piccadilly, fishmonger, Nov. 14 at half-past 12, London.-A. Bristol.-Pet. f. Oct. l.

Miller and Wm. Hook, Newport, Isle of Wight, hardware. THOMAS FURNEAUX HONYWILL, Torquay, Devon- men, Nov. 14 at 12, London.-Wm. L. Thomas, Cross-street,

shire, ironmonger, Nov. 5 and Dec. 6 at 1, Exeter : Off. Finsbury, cowkeeper, Nov. 14 at 1, London.-George Selby, Ass. Hirtzel; Sols. Bishop, Torquay; Turner, Exeter. - Ironmonger-lane, London, and Birmingham, iron enameller, Pet. f. Oct. 22.

Nov. 14 at 11, London. - Thomas Routledge and Joseph JONATHAN OGDEN, Liverpool, dealer and chapman, Routledge, Commercial-road, Lambeth, wharfingers, Nov. 15

Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 at 11, Liverpool: Off. Ass. Morgan; at 11, London.--Wm. Needham and Samuel White, FridaySol. Dodge, Liverpool. - Pet. f. Oct. 13.

street, Cheapside, silk manufacturers, Nov. 14 at 12, London, JAMES HUNTER, Burscough, Lancashire, shipwright, -John Stevenson, Barham, Suffolk, innkeeper, Nov. 14 at

Nov. 2 and 30 at 11, Liverpool: Off. Ass. Bird; Sol. For half-past 12, London.-Wm. S. Peebles, East Dereham, Norshaw, Liverpool.-Pet. f. Oct. 20.

folk, builder, Nov. 13 at 1, London.-Robert Wall, PiccaMEETINGS.

dilly, saddler, Nov. 15 at 2, London.-David Edwards the James Lamb, Edward Lewis, and William Thomas Allum, younger, Landport, Portsea, corn mealman, Nov. 13 at 2, Wouldham, Kent, and Kingsland-road, Middlesex, cement and St. James's-road, Holloway, baker, Nov. 15 at 12, Lon

London.-Wm. Pattullo, Thornhill-place, Caledonian-road, manufacturers, Nov. 3 at half-past 2, London, pr. d.- George don.-Louis Lichtenstein, Great St. Helens,

merchant, Nov. P. Lillicrap, Bishopsgate-street Without, grocer, Nov. 3 at I, London, last ex. - George Stanton, Birmingham, retail

15 at 1, London.- Wm. Graham, Wingate Grange and Low brewer, Nov. 5 at half-past 10, Birmingham, last ex.—John Spenny Moor, Durham, grocer, Nov. 20 at hall-past 11, NewJessup Sewell, Brighton, apothecary, Nov. 8 at 2, London, Cheshire, cattle dealer, Nov. 13 at 12, Manchester.-L. Selig,

castle-upon-Tyne.-William Mellor, Chorley and Alderley, aud. ac.-- Thomas E. Shales, Brighton, linendraper, Nov. 8 at 2, London, aud. ac.--James Smelhurst, Manchester, small-trader, Nov. 15 at 11, Liverpool.-Wm. Hopkins, Birmingware manufacturer, Nov. 6 at 12, Manchester, aud. ac.-

ham, grocer, Nov. 22 at half-past 10, Birmingham.-Thomas James Brown, Michael Thwaite Brown, and Nicholas Brown, Nov. 22 at half-past 10, Birmingham.-J. Aldridge, Leeds,

Caton Goodwin, Longton, Staffordshire, earthenware dealer, Monkwearmouth, Durham, builders, Nov. 16 at half-past 12, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac.; Nov. 20 at 1, first and fin! chemist, Nov. 20 at 11, Leeds. -John Mawer, Louth, Lindiv.-Samuel M. Lotinga and Noah S. Lolinga, Newcastle: colnshire, butcher, Nov. 21 at 12, Kingston-upon-Hull

. upon-Tyne and North Shields, insurance brokers, Nov. 14 at To be granted, unless an Appeal be duly entered. 11, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, aud. ac.; Nov. 20 at 12, div.

John W. Cash, Manchester, and Jewin-street, London, fancy Wm. Graham, Wingate Grange and Low Spenny Moor, Dur-stationer.--Peter Sharland, Penzance, Cornwall

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