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The Braintree Church Rate Case; Report of the Case of Gosling V. Veley, in the House of Lords (Paperback) Loot Price: R465
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The Braintree Church Rate Case; Report of the Case of Gosling V. Veley, in the House of Lords (Paperback): James Gosling

The Braintree Church Rate Case; Report of the Case of Gosling V. Veley, in the House of Lords (Paperback)

James Gosling

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1853 Excerpt: ... THE JUDGMENT. 12th August 1853. Lord Truro: --This case comes before the House upon a writ of error, brought upon a judgment of the Exchequer Chamber, affirming a judgment of the Court of Queen's Bench upon demurrer to a declaration in prohibition. The question raised by the demurrer was, whether the Court of Arches of London was exceeding its jurisdiction in proceeding to enforce the payment of a certain church-rate set forth in the libel. The libel was originally exhibited in the Consistorial and Episcopal Court of London, by the churchwardens of the parish of Braintree, in the county of Essex; and the libel prayed that the Plaintiff in prohibition might be condemned to pay a certain sum assessed upon him by an alleged church-rate, made by the vestry of that parish. The admission of the libel was opposed, on the ground that the alleged church-rate had not been made by a competent authority; that is, that it had not been made by a majority of the inhabitants of the parish, duly assembled in vestry, and that therefore the Court had no jurisdiction to enforce the payment. The Judge of the Consistorial Court held the rate to be invalid, and refused to admit the libel. Against that decision, the churchwardens appealed to the Court of Arches, and the Judge of that Court held the rate to be valid, and reversed the previous decision, and admitted the libel. The Plaintiff, thereupon, applied to the Court of Queen's Bench for a writ of prohibition; and after discussion, the Plaintiff was directed to declare in prohibition, which he did, and the Defendant demurred to the declaration. After argument of the demurrer, the Court held the rate to be valid, and gave judgment for the Defendant. A writ of error was then brought in the Exchequer Chamber, and that Court affirm...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: James Gosling
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-32928-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-32928-2
Barcode: 9781151329288

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