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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...Appeal allowed. Solicitors:
Jackson, Smart, Geake (.6 Co., for the Appellant. Piesse and Sons,
for the Respondent. Under a writ of execution the sheriff seized
the goods upon the premises of the judgment debtor. On the
following day the judgment debtor received a sum of money in
bank-notes, and placed it in a drawer in his bedroom on the
premises. The judgment debtor soon afterwards died, and his widow,
without the knowledge of the sheriff's officer, took the bank-notes
to her solicitors. An order was afterwards made, under section 125
of the Bankruptcy Act, 1883, for the administration of the estate
of the judgment debtor, and a trustee was appointed under the order
who claimed to be entitled to the money. Held, that the sherifl'
had the power and intention of excluding unauthorised interference
with the contents of the drawer in which the money was placed; that
this constituted possession by the sheriff, although he did not
know of the existence of the money; and that the execution creditor
was therefore entitled to it as against the trustee. FuRrnER
consideration before LAwmucn, J. The following was the agreed
statement of facts: On 19 September, 1906, Johnson, the execution
creditor, obtained judgment against Pickering for 9,5421. 7s. and
51. 6s. costs. On 12 November, 1906, a writ of fi. fa. was
delivered to the sheriff of Yorkshire, and on 13 November, 1906,
the sheriff, in execution of the writ, went into possession at
Heathfield, Garforth, the residence of Pickering, and seized his
goods then in and upon the premises. On 14 November, 1906, the
judgment debtor received at Wakefield about 4001., the proceeds of
some sheep belonging to and sold by him on that day at Wakefield
Market, and also the sum of 2101., the...
|Country of origin:
Great Britain Courts
||246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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