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Archibald Nugent Robertson, Middle Temple; Herbert learned chairman summed up in a most lucid and able man.
Russell, Inner Temple; Arthur Sharood, Lincoln's-inn; ner, when the question was decided in the affirmative by ten
Thomas Eustace Smith, Inner Temple; Herbert Stephen, votes to eight. A vote of thanks to the chairman concluded
Inner Temple ; William Sammers, Lincoln's-inn; Cecil | the proceedings.
Arthur Tennant, Inner Temple; Ralph Thicknesse Thick-
nesse, Lincoln's-inn; Arthur Thomas Toller, Middle
Temple ; William Toynbee, Inner Temple; David Jouffroy
Watson, Gray's-inn; Edward Gordon Williams, Lincoln's.

NEW ORDERS. inn; and Jobn Herbert Williams, Middle Temple.

The following students passed & satisfactory examination i in Roman law :-William More Adey, Lincoln's-inn; Louis

SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE ACT, 1873. John Aitken, Lincoln's-inn; Cumbhumpati Akilandaiya, Order in Council, dated 16th December, 1880, for the Inner Temple; Peter Wilson Atkin, Inner Temple; Alfred Consolidation and Union of certain Divisions of the High Back, Inner Temple; Herbert Burgers Barrett, Inner Court of Justice. Temple; Charles Francis Barrow, Middle Temple; William At the Court at Windsor, the 16th day of December, 1880. James Bell, Inner Temple; William Erins Bottrill, Middle Present :The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Temple; William Percy Bowyer, Lincoin's-inn; George Council. Grey Butler, Inger Temple ; John Selwin Calverley, Inner Whereas by “The Supreme Court of Judicature Act, Temple ; William Lewis Comrie, Lincoln's-inn; Henry | 1873,” it is enacted that her Majesty in' Council may from Cornish, Inner Temple; Francis Dumesnil Dawson, Inner | time to time, upon any report or recommendation of the Temple; Thomas Drever, Middle Temple ; Jonn Duncuft, Council of Judges of the Supreme Court in the said Act Inner Temple; John Dyer, Middle Temple; Harold James mentioned, order that any reduction or increase in the Lee Evans, Inner Temple; Thomas Faris, Inner Temple ; number of divisions of the High Court of Justice may, Victor Beare FitzGibbon, Inner Temple; Alexander Frater, pursuant to such report or recommendation, be carried into Middle Temple; James George Frazer, Middle Temple ; Wil- effect; and may give all such further directions as may be liam Codgbrooke Gillies, Middle Temple; George Crosby | necessary or proper for that purpose ; and such order may Gilmore, Inner Temple; Randolph Orme Gilmore, Middle i provide for the abolition on vacancy of the distinction of the Temple; Walter Yeates Hargreaves, Inner Temple; Henry offices of (amongst others) the Chief Justice of the Common Nowell Harvey, Middle Temple; Thomas Hedley, Middle Tem- Pleas and the Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and of the ple; Reginald Hogan, Middle Temple; Bernard Henry Hol. salaries, pensions, and patronage altached to such offices, land, Inner Temple; Miller Hooper, Inner Temple; Collingwood from the offices of the other jadges of the High Court of Hope, Inner Temple; Thomas O'Hara Horsman, Inner Tem. Justice, notwithstanding anything in the said Act relating to, ple; Lawrence Hugh Jenkins, Lincoln's-inn; Thomas Morgan the continuance of such offices, salaries, pensions, and Joseph, Middle Temple ; James Kelleher, Inner Temple; patronage, but no such order of her Majesty in Council shall Chaloner Kemshead, Middle Temple ; Lees Knowles, Lin- come into operation until the same sball have been laid before coln's-inn ; Charles Astley Lamb, Inner Temple; John each House of Parliament for thirty days on which that House Lithiby, Middle Temple; John Henry Lonsdale, Lincoln's. shall have sat, nor if within such period of thirty days an inn; Alfred Owen Lyon, Inner Temple ; Hon. Alfred Lyt. address is presented to her Majesty by either House of telton, Inner Temple; William Charles MacTaggart, Inner Parliament, praying that the same may not come into opera. Temple ; William Wilkinson Marshall, Inner Temple ; tion. Any such order in respect whereof no such address Thomas A. Meates, Inner Temple ; Henry Mellish, Inner shall have been presented to her Majesty, shall, from and Temple ; Robert Marshall Middleton, Inner Temple; Arthur after the expiration of such period of thirty days, be of the O'Connor, Middle Temple; George Marcus Parker, Inner same force and effect as if it had been in the said Act exTemple ; Frank Grove Powell, Middle Temple; Robert John pressly enacted: Provided always, that the total number of Price, Middle Temple ; Cyril Henry Prichard, Middle the judges of the Supreme Court shall not be reduced or Temple; Thomas George Wood Reavely, Inner Temple; increased by any such order. John George Mackworth Rennie, Inner Temple; Walter And whereas at a meeting of a Council of Judges of the Cranley Ryde, Inner Temple; James Brydges Sayers, Middle Supreme Court of Judicatore duly assembled at her Temple ; John George Charles Schuler, Inner Temple ; Majesty's Palace of Westminster, on the 27th day of NoSherwin Scudamore, Middle Temple; Ernest Manley Smith, vember, 1880, pursuant to the Supreme Court of JudicaInner Temple; Martimus Theonis Steyn, Inner Temple; ture Act, 1873, 8. 75, and continued by adjournment on James Henry Stock, Inger Temple; Wilfrid Forbes Home the 29th of the same month, Thomson, Lincoln's-inn; Harold Ward Topham, Ioner It was resolved : Temple ; Robert Lamb Wallace, Middle Temple ; Sidney That a report be bumbly made and submitted to her Wright, Inner Temple; and Arthur Watkin Williams Majesty by this Council of Judges, pursuant to the Supreme Wyon, Inner Temple.

Court of Judicature Act, 1873, 8. 32, to the following

effect :LAW STUDENTS' DEBATING SOCIETY.

(a.) That in the opinion of this Council of Judges it is ex

pedient that the number of the divisions of her Majesty's Tuesday, January 18.—Mr. Kirk in the chair.—Mr. T. High Court of Justice be reduced by the consolidation and Bateman Napier opened in the affirmative the question for union in one division of all the judges now attached respecdebate: “Is the policy of the Ministry, as foreshadowed in the tively to the Queen's Bench Division, the Common Pleas Queen'e Speech, satisfactory?" The discussion was continued

Division, and the Exchequer Division. by Mr. A. M. Ellis, LL.B., Mr. Bilney, and Mr. Kains-Jack (6.) That the Lord Chief Justice of England be the son, and the debate was then, on the motion of Mr. Hutton President of the division to be so formed by such consoli. adjourned to Tuesday, February 1.

dation and union.

(c.) That the division to be so formed be called “The

Queen's Benoh Division." MANCHESTER LAW STUDENTS' SOCIETY. (d.) That all causes and matters wbion, at the time

The seventh meeting of the session was held on Tuesday, when any Order in Council for the purpose of carrying the 18th of January, at the Law Library, Cross-street Cham. these recommendations into effect, shall come into operabers, at half-past six o'clock, when the chair was taken by tion, may be pending in any of the three divisions to be W. A. Copinger, Esq., barrister-at-law. The following was so united and consolidated, be transferred to the Queen's the subject for discussion :-" Can a surety for an original Bench Division to be 80 formed as aforesaid, and that all mortgage debt redeem without also paying moneys proceedings of every kind whioh may be then pending in advanced since the date of the original mortgage by any such causes or matters be continued, carried on, and the mortgagee to the mortgagor on farther charge completed in the Queen's Bench Division to be so formed without his (the surety's) knowledge ?” Mr. Rayner as aforesaid, in the same manner in all respects as they opened in the affirmative, and was followed on the same would have been in the division to which they were preside by Messrs. Ellison and Rycroft ; whilst Messrs. Hayle, viously assigned if the same had not been united or conBirch, and Taylor supported the negative contention. After solidated with such other two divisions as aforesaid. a very fair discussion, in which Messrs. Hawkins, Butcber, (e.) That all causes, matters, and other proceedings Hardman, and Hislop also took part, the opener replied, and the which by or under the Supreme Court of Judicature Act,

1873, or any Act amending the game, or any role or order said High Court of Justice who are not ex-officio jadges of made persoant thereto, have been or are assigned to the her Majesty's Court of Appeal, and between the salary, Queen's Bench Division, the Common Pleas Division, and pension, and patronage attached to such office, and the the Exchequer Division respectively of her Majesty's High salaries, pensions, and patronage of such other judges of Court of Justice, be, from and after the time when such the said High Court of Justice as aforesaid. Order in Council as a foresaid shall take effect, assigned to And for the purpose of carrying into effoot the consolidathe Queen's Bench Division, to be formed by such con tion and union of the said divisions in manner aforesaid, it solidation and union as aforesaid.

is hereby further ordered : .) That the office of Lord Chief Baron being now That all canges and matters which at the time when vacant, that office be reduced to an equality with the offices this order shall, pursuant to the Sapreme Court of Judiof the other judges of her Majesty's High Court of Justice cature Act, 1873, take effeot, may be pending in any of who are pot ex-officio judges of her Majesty's Court of the three divisions to be so united and consolidated, be Appeal, by the abolition of the rank and title of Lord transferred to the Queen's Bench Division to be so formed Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and of all other distinctions as aforesaid, and that all proceedings of every kind which between the office of any judge who may be hereafter | may be then pending in any such causes or matters be conappointed to fill the place in the said High Court of Justice tinued, carried on, and completed in the Queen's Bench Dow vacant by the death of the late Lord Chiet Baron of the Division to be so formed as aforesaid, in the same manner Exchequer, and the offices of the other judges of the said in all respects as they would have been in the division to High Court of Justice who are not ex-officio judges of her which they were previously assigned if the same had not Majesty's Court of Appeal, and between the salary, pension, been united or consolidated with such other two divisions and patronage attached to such office, and the salaries, as aforesaid. pensions, and patronage of such other judges of the said High That all causes, matters, and other proceedings, which by Court of Justice as aforesaid.

or under the Supreme Court of Judicatare Act, 1873, or any (9.) That upon the vacaacy in the office of Lord Chief Act amending the same, or any rule or order made pursuant Justice of the Common Pleas, now about to take place by the

thereto, have been or are assigned to the Queen's Bench promotion of the present Lord Chief Justice of the Common

Division, the Common Pleas Division, and the Exchequer Pleas (of which her Majesty has been graciously pleased to Division respectively of her Majesty's High Court of Justice, approve) to the office of Lord Chief Justice of England, the

be, from and after the time when this order, pursuant to the office which will so become vacant be reduced to an equality with the offices of the other judges of her Majesty's High | assigned to the Queen's Bench Division, to be formed by such

said Supreme Court of Judicature Act, 1873, shall take effect, Court of Justice who are not ex-officio judges of her Majesty's

consolidation and union as aforesaid. Court of Appeal, by the abolition of the rank and title of

That all proceedings which have been beretofore, by any Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, and of all other

law or custom other than such Acts of Parliament, rules, and distinctions between the office of any judge who may be here

orders as aforesaid, been taken or had respectively in the after appointed to fill the place in the said High Court of

Queen's Bench Division, the Common Pleas Division, and the Justice now about to be vacated as aforesaid, and the offices | Exchequer Division of the said High Court of Justice, be, of the other judges of the said High Court of Justice who are

from and after the time when this order shall take effect, Dot ex-officio judges of her Majesty's Court of Appeal, and taken and had in the Queen's Bench Division of the said between the salary, pension, and patronage attached to such High Court of Justioe, to be so formed by such consolidation office, and the salaries, pensions, and patronage of such other

and union as aforesaid. judges of the said High Court of Justice as aforesaid.

That all powers and authorities which, by any law or (7.) That it be humbly recommended by this Council of

custom have heretofore been exercised by the Chief Justice of Judges to her Majesty, that an Order in Council be made by the Common Pleas and the Chief Baron of the Exchequer her Majesty, if her Majesty shall so please, for the purpose

respectively, shall, from and after the time when this order of carrying this report, and the recommendations therein shall take effect, be capable of being exercised by the Lord contained, into effect, in the manner provided by the

Chief Justice of England, unless such exercise thereof shall Supreme Court of Judicature Act, 1873, s. 32.

be contrary or repugnant to any express provision in any Act And whereas it has seemed fit to her Majesty, by of Parliament contained. and with the advice of her Privy Council, that the said That this order shall take effect and come into operation report, and the recommendations therein contained, be at the end of thirty days after the same shall have been laid carried into effect. Now, therefore, her Majesty, by and before each House of Parliament, pursuant to the Supreme with the advice aforesaid, is pleased to order, and it is hereby

Court of Judicature Act, 1873, unless within such period of ordered, as follows:

thirty days an address shall have been presented to her That the number of the divisions of her Majesty's High

Majesty by either House of Parliament, praying that the Court of Justice be reduced by the consolidation and union

same may not come into operation. of all the judges now attached respectively to the Queen's

(Signed) C. L. PEEL. Bench Division, the Common Pleas Division, and the Exchequer Division in one division, to be called “ The Queen's Bench Division,” under the presidency of the Lord

THE COUNTY COURT RULES, 1880. Cbief Jastice of England. That the office of Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas

ORDER XIX. being now vacant be reduced to an equality with the offices

ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS. of the other judges of her Majesty's High Court of Justice, 3. Order xix. Rule 6a. No judgment summons to be who are not ex-officio judges of her Majesty's Court of

issued after a certain time from judgment, dc., except an Appeal, by the abolition of the rank and title of Lord Chief

affidavit in proof of means" is filed. ] Where default shall Jostice of the Common Pleas, and of all other distinctions have been made in payment of any debt, or any instal. between the office of any judge who may be hereafter ap ment thereof, due in pursuance of any judgment or pointed to fill the place in the said High Court of Justice order of a county court, or of any other court of com. now vacant as aforesaid, and the offices of the other judges petent jurisdiction, the registrar shall not issue a judg. of the said High Court of Justice who are not ex-officio ment summons after the expiration of four months from judges of her Majesty's Court of Appeal, and between the the date on which the last payment into court, if any, salary, pension, and patronage attached to such office, and under such judgment or order shall have been made, or if the salaries, pensions, and patronage of such other judges no payment into court shall have been made, then from of the said High Court of Justice as aforesaid.

the date upon which default was made unless an affidavit . That the office of Lord Chief Baron being now vacant, be filed, stating the debtor's place of residence or business,

that office be reduced to an equality with the offices of the his trade or profession (if any), and any facts known to other judges of her Majesty's High Court of Justice wbo to the deponent, showing the means the debtor has or since are not ex-officio jadges of her Majesty's Court of Appeal, the date of the judgment or order has had to pay or to by the abolition of the rank and title of Lord Chief Baron to have paid the debt or instalments sufficient to satisfy of the Exobequer, and of all other distinctions between the the court that the debtor has the means of obeying or office of any judge who may be hereafter appointed to fill could have obeyed the order of the court. the place in the said High Court of Justice now vacant as If the facts stated in the affidavit be considered by the last aforesaid, and the offices of the other jadges of the registrar insufficient, he shall refuse to issue the sum. mons, and refer the applicant to the court for its direc

ORDER XXXIX. tions, and the judge shall make such order in the matter as he shall think right.

THE EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY Act, 1880. 4. Order xix. Rule 15a. Name of witness to be entered

Service of Summons. in Book H.] In Book H, in the Schedule to the County 13. (1) Summonses when to be served.] A summons in Court Rules, 1876, there shall be entered the name of an action brought under the provisions of the Employers' every witness who shall have been examined as to the Liability Act, 1880, where it is to be served in the home means of the debtor, and whenever an order of commitment | district, shall be delivered to the bailiff thirty-two clear shall be made there shall also be entered in the column days at least, and, where it is to be served in a foreign “ Order” of the said book a note or minute showing district, thirty-five clear days before the return day, but whether such order has been made on account of the it shall in either case be served thirty clear days before past or of the present ability of the debtor to obey the the return day thereof. order of the court.

14. (2) Particulars to be filed.) Particulars of demand 5. Order xix, Rule 15. Evidence by affidavit, where shall be filed by the plaintiff at the time of the entry of creditor or debtor not resident in district of issuing court.] the plaint, whatever the amount claimed may be ; and a Where a judgment creditor issuing a jadgment summons, copy thereof shall be forthwith sent to the judge. or a judgment debtor summoned to appear by a judgment 15. (3) What particulars of demand shall state.] The summons does not reside within the district of the court particulars of demand shall state in ordinary language the in which the summons is to be heard, he may forward to cause of the injury, and the date at which it was sustained, the registrar of the court from which the summons issued and the amount of compensation claimed, and where the an affidavit, setting forth any faots which he may wish the action is brought by more than one plaintiff, the amount court should have before it, prior to its making any order of compensation claimed by each plaintiff, and where the on the summons. And the court may on the hearing of injury of which the plaintiff complains shall have arisen the judgment summons admit the same as the evidence of by reason of the act or omission of any person in the ser. the person by whom the affidavit is made, if it shall think vice of the defendant, the particulars shall give the name fit.

and description of such person. 6. Order xix. Rule 22a.] Order xix., rule 22, shall be

Jury. read as if the last fourteen words of the rule were not therein.

16. (4) Notice of demand for a jury.] Notice of a 7. Order xix. Rule 226. Terms on which order of

demand for a jury shall be given in writing to the regis

trar of the court fifteen clear days at least before the commitment may issue after a year from its date]. Where

return day, and the summonses to the intended jurors an order of commitment has not been issued before the

shall be delivered to the bailiff forthwith. expiration of one year from its date, the party requiring it to be issued shall file an affidavit setting forth reasons

Assessors. why it would have been useless to have had the order of

17. (5) Qualification of assessors.] Any person who shall, commitment issued before, and where such reasons shall

as hereinafter provided, be appointed by the judge to act appear satisfactory to the registrar, the order of commitment shall then be issued and shall be in force for one

as an assessor in the action, shall be qualified so to act.

18. (6) How assessors are to be applied for.) Where no year only from the day on which it was issued from the

demand for a jury shall have been made, a party who registrar's office, unless at any time before the expiration

desires assessors to be appointed shall, ten clear days at of such last-mentioned year the judge may think fit to

least before the return day, file an application according extend the time during which the said order is to be in

to the form in the schedule, stating the number of asses. force. If the reasons stated in the affidavit be considered by

sors he proposes to be appointed, and the names, addresses, the registrar insufficient, he shall refuse to issue the order

and occupations of the persons who may have expressed of commitment, and refer the applicant to the court for

their willingness in writing to act as assessors. If the its directions, and the judge shall make such order in the

applicant has obtained the consent of the other party to matter as he shall think right.

the persons named being appointed, he shall file such

consent with his application, 8. Order xix. Rule 22c. Date of issue of order of com. 19. (7) Where application for assessors made by one party mitment.] The registrar shall on an order of commitment

only, it shall be forwarded to the other party.] Where the issued under the last urle state the day of the month and

application for the appointment of assessors has been made year upon which such order shall have been issued from

by one party to an action only, the registrar shall forward his office.

the application so made to the other party, who may then ORDER XXXVI.

either file an application for assessors, or file objections to Costs.

one or more of the persons proposed. 9. Order xxxvi. Rule 3a. Witness in many cases to be

20. (8) Where both parties propose assessors, no objection to

be allowed to persons proposed.] Where separate applications allowed for only one day's attendance.] A witness shall are filed by the parties, no objection to the persons pronot be allowed for more than oue day's attendance at the posed shall be made by either party, but the judge may same court on the same day, notwithstanding that he may have given evidence in more than one action, judgment

appoint from the persons named in each application one

or more assessor or assessors, provided that the same summons, or other proceeding on that day.

number of assessors be appointed from the names given 10. Order xxxvi. Rule lla. Order xxxvi., rule 20, for in such applications respectively. the words " less than" the words "a sum not exceeding" | 21. (9) Application to be forwarded to judge.] The applishall be substituted.

cations for the appointment of assessors, together with any 11. Order XXxvi. Rule 17. No costs to solicitors on l objections made to the persons proposed, shall be for. judgment summonses.] No costs shall be allowed to a warded by the registrar to the judge. solicitor for attending at the hearing of a judgment sum 22. (10) If judge grant application for assessors he shall ap. mons, unless the party for whom he appears shall reside point such of the persons proposed as he may think fit.] Where out of the district of the court at which the summons is the judge shall grant the application for the appointment heard, and the judge thinks fit to order the same.

of assessors he shall appoint such of the persons proposed 12. Order xxxvi. Rule 18. Where no costs are to be for assessors as he may think fit, subject to the provisions allowed on a judgment summons.] Where on the hearing herein before or hereinafter contained in this order. of a judgment summons the court in lieu of making an 23. (11) Judge, whether application has or has not been made, order of commitment shall make a fresh order for payment may appoint assessors.] In any action where no demand by instalments, no costs for fees or witnesses shall be for a jury has been made, and an application for the allowed to a judgment creditor, unless the court shall be appointment of assessors has been filed, the judge may, satisfied that the debtor has made default and has had | either before or at the return day, nominate one or more since the date of the original judgment the means to pay | additional persons to act as assessor or assessors in the the sum in respect of which he has made default, and à action. Where no application for assessors has been minute of such satisfaction is entered in book H. aforesaid. made, the judge may, if he think fit, appoint any one or

more persons to act as assessor or assessors in the action 36. (24) Where verdict given in selected action.] In case before or at the return day.

verdict in the selected action shall be given against the 24. (12) Where assessors fail to attend.] If at the time and defendant, the plaintiffs in the actions stayed shall be at place appointed for the trial all or any of the assessors liberty to proceed for the purpose of ascertaining and appointed shall not attend, the judge may either proceed to recovering their damages and costs. try the action with the assistance of such of the assessors, if' 37. (25) Defendant may admit his liability.) A defendant any, as shall attend, or he may adjourn the trial generally, may admit the truth in the plaintiffs' particulars in the or upon any terms which he may think fit, or he may appoint actions of any statement of his liability for such neg. any person who may be available and who is willing to act, ligence, act, or omission, and thereupon the provisions of and who is not objected to or who if objected to is objected to on some insufficient ground, or the judge may try the (26) Where more plaintiffs than one compensation due to action without assessors if he shall think fit.

each to be found.] Where two or more persons are joined as 25. (13) Remuneration of assessors.] Every person nomi. plaintiffs under order v., rule 1, and the negligence, act, nated as an assessor shall receive for each day's attend. or omission which is the cause of action shall be proved, ance in every action the sum of two guineas, together the judgment shall be for all the plaintiffs, but the amount with such further sum, if any, for his expenses as the of compensation, if any, that each plaintiff is entitled to judge may order.

shall be separately found and set forth in the judgment, 28. (14) Deposit on application for assessors of amount of and the amount of costs awarded in the action shall be their remuneration.] Every person requiring the judge to be ordered to be paid to such person and in such manner as assisted by assessors shall at the time of filing his applica- the court may think fit. tion deposit with the registrar the sum of two guineas for Should the defendant fail to pay the several amounts of each assessor proposed, and such payments shall be con compensation and the costs awarded in the action, execu. sidered as costs in the action, unless otherwise ordered by tion against his goods may issue as in an ordinary action, the judge. Provided that where a person proposed as an and should the proceeds of the execution be insufficient, assessor shall have in writing informed the registrar that after deducting all costs, to pay the whole of the amounts he does not require his remuneration to be so deposited, awarded, a dividend shall be paid to each plaintiff, calcuno deposit in respect of such person shall be required. | lated upon the proportion of the amount which shall have

27. (15) Remuneration of assessors not proposed by the par. been awarded to the respective plaintiffs to the total ties but appointed by judge.] Where an action shall be tried amount realised after the deduction of all the costs of the by the judge with the assistance of any assessors in addi. action as aforesaid. tion to or independently of any assessors proposed by the parties the remuneration of such assessors shall be borne

SCHEDULE by the parties, or either of them, as the judge shall

APPLICATION FOR ASSESSORS. direct.

THE EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY ACT, 1880. 28. (16) Where action not tried an allowance to be made to Assessors by order of judge.] If after an assessor has been

In the County Court of holden at appointed the action shall not be tried, the judge shall

Between

Plaintiff, have power to make an allowance to him in respect of any

Defendant. expense or trouble which he may have incurred by reason

The plaintiff for defendant] applies to have an assessor of his appointment, and direct the payment to be made

[or assessors] appointed to assist the court in ascertaining out of the sum deposited for his remuneration.

the amount of compensation to be awarded to the plain, 29. (17) Assessors to sit with judge.] The assessors shall

| tiff, should the judgment be in his favour ; and he submits sit in court with the judge, and assist him when required

| the names of the following persons, who have expressed with their opinion and special knowledge for the purpose

| their willingness in writing to act as assessors, should they of ascertaining the amount of compensation, if any, which

be appointed. the plaintiff shall be entitled to recover.

(Here set out the names, addresses, and occupations of the

persons above referred to.) Consolidation of Actions or Stay of Proceedings.

* The defendant [or plaintiff] consents to the appoint30. (18) Consolidation of actions.] Where several actions * Where the other party does not consent, or where the other shall be brought under this Act against a defendant in the | party has filed an application for the appointment of assessors, same court in respect of the same negligence, act, or strike this paragraph out. omission, the defendant shall be at liberty to apply to the ment of any of the persons above named to act as assessors judge that the said actions shall be consolidated.

in this action, as appears by his consent thereto filed 31. (19) Opposite party to have notice.] Applications for herewith, consolidation of actions shall be made upon notice to the

Plaintiff (or Defendant]. plaintiffs affected by such consolidation.

Appointment by Judge. 32. (20) Stay of proceedings.] In case several actions shall I appoint be brought under this Act against a defendant in the same

E, F. court in respect of the same negligence, act, or omission,

G. H. the defendant may, on filing an undertaking to be bound to be assessors in this action. so far as his liability for such negligence, act, or omission

Judge. is concerned by the decision in such one of the said actions We, John Bury Dasent, Rupert Alfred Kettle, Alfred as may be selected by the judge apply to the judge for Martinean, Henry J. Stonor, and James Motteram, being an order to stay the proceedings in the actions other than judges of county courts appointed to frame rules and in the one so selected, until judgment is given in such orders for regulating the practice of the courts, and selected action.

forms of proceedings therein, under the 32nd section of 33. (21) Stay of proceedings ; application for.] Applications The County Courts Act, 1856,” have by virtue of the for stay of proceedings shall be made upon notice to the powers vested in us thereby and of all other powers plaintiffs affected by stay of proceedings or ex parte, enabling us in this behalf, framed the foregoing rules and

34. (22) Judge may impose terms.] Upon the hearing of any forms, and we do hereby certify the same to the Lord application for consolidation of actions or for stay of pro Chancellor accordingly. ceedings, the judge shall have power to impose such terms

J. B. DASENT. and conditions and make such order in the matter as

RUPERT KETTLE. may be just.

A. MARTINEAU. 35. (23) Where order for stay of proceedings is made

H. J. STONOR. ex parte. If any order shall be made by a judge upon an

J. MOTTERAM. ex parte application to stay proceedings, it shall be com. I approve of these rules and forms to come into force petent to the plaintiffs affected by such order to apply to in all county courts on the 1st day of January, 1881. the judge, u pon notice or ex parte, to vary or discharge

SELBORNE, C. the order so made, and upon such last-mentioned applica December 27, 1880. tion such order shall be made as the judge shall think fit, and the judge shall have power to dispose of the costs occasioned by such order or orders as he may deem right.

HOLDWAY, MARY ANN, St Mary Bourne, Southampton, March 15.
CREDITORS' CLAIMS.

Smith and Son, Andover
HORROCKS, ROBERT, Walmersley - cum - Shuttleworth Lancaster,

Farmer. Feb 12. Grundy, Bury
CREDITORS UNDER 22 & 23 VICT. CAP 25.

HUTCHINSON, RICHARD SCHOLES, Scarborough, M.D. Feb 14.

Woodall and Woodall, Scarborough
LAST DAY OF CLAIM.

JOHNSON, RICHARD, Tilney St Lawrence, Norfolk, Farmer. March AINSWORTH, FRANCIS, Macclesfield, Chester, Surgeon. Feb 12.

8. Ward, King's Lynn May, Macclesfield

LIVSEY, JAMES, Bury, Lancaster, Cloth Overlooker in a Cotton Mill.

Feb 12. Grundy, Bury BIRCHENALL, JOHN, Macclesfield, Surgeon. Feb 12. May, Macclesfield

SICARD. AMELIUS, Bridge, Kent, Surgeon. March 12, Plummer Bowex, SARAH, Brighton. Feb 19. Wcods and Dempster, Brighton

and Fielding, Canterbury Court, RICHARD, Cornbrook, Manchester, Gent. March 25.

SQUIRE, ALFRED BENNETT, Looe, Cornwell, Esq. April 9. Venning

and Goldsmith, Devonport Crowther and Clayton, Manchester DANCER, ELEANOR, Battle, Sussex. Feb 12. Trollope and Winck.

Wootton, BENJAMIN, Richmond crescent, Barnsbury, Ring Case worth, Westminster

Maker. Feb 8. Bolton and Co, Northampton sq DAWE, CHRISTOPHER GUNDRY, Gorscombe, Gent. Jan 31. Price,

Gazette, Jan. 11.) Walbrook DODDS, WALTER, Church rd, Richmond, Gent. Feb 14. Pattison

and Co, Queen Victoria st Don, GEORGIANA KING, Roehampton, Surrey. March 1. Gregson, Throgmorton st

LEGISLATION OF THE WEEK, GREEN, Rev THOMAS, Badby, Northampton. Feb 28. Burton and

Willoughby, Daventry
HATHWAY, ROBERT BRYANT, Frampton Cotterell, Gloucester, Farmer.

HOUSE OF LORDS.
March 1. Trenfield, Chipping Sodbury

JAN. 13.-BILL READ A SECOND TIME.
HOLDSWORTH, John, Halifax, Merchant. Feb 14. Mumford, Brad Augmentation of Benefices Act Amendment.
ford

BILLS IN COMMITTEE.
HUGHES, ROBERT, Lympstone, Devon, Retired Surgeon. Feb 1.
Gidley, Exeter

Burial and Registration Acts (Doubts Removal); Judicial JACOBS, Jonas, St James' place, Aldgate, Gent. Feb 18. 2 Emanuel Committee (passed through committee). and Co, Walbrook

JAN. 14.-BILL IN COMMITTEE.
JONES, ANN, Liverpool. March 4. Whitaker, Lancaster pl, Strand
KER, ALAN, Liverpool, Sugar Refiner. April 30. Garnett and

Augmentation of Benefices Act Amendment (passed Tarbet, Liverpool

through committee). LAUGHER, MARY Anx, Birmingham, Feb 18. Simcox, Birming

BILLS READ A THIRD TIME. ham

Burial and Registration Acts (Doubts Removal); Judicial MARSHALL, JOSEPH, Whitton, nr Hounslow, Gent. Feb 28. Chad. wick and Sons, Dewsbury

Committee MARTIN, ROBERT, Kingston-upon-Hull, Retired Cowkeeper. Feb 14.

JAN. 17.-BILL READ A THIRD TIME. Reed and Winter, Hull

Augmentation of Benefices Act Amendment.
MCCALMONT, ALFRED LEIGHTON, Highfield, nr Southampton, Esq.

BILL READ A FIRST TIME.
Feb 12. Nicholl and Co, Strand
McCalmont, FREEDRICK HAYNES, Inner Temple, Barrister-at-law.

Prevention of Floods (Earl Spencer).
Feb 12. Nicholl and Co, Strand
METTAM, SARAH, Sheffield, Merchant. March 21. Broomhead and
Co, Sheffield

HOUSE OF COMMONS.
MOORE, Thomas, Sheffield, Common Brewer. March 21. Broom-

JAN. 13.-BILL READ A SECOND TIME. head and Co, Sheffield

Married Women's Property (referred to a select comPLOWDEN, WILLIAM HENRY CHICHELEY, Ewhurst park, Southampton, Esq. Feb 14 Bell and Steward, Lincoln's inn fields

mittee). PURVIS, GEORGE THOMAS MAITLAND, Yokohama, Japan, Harbour

BILLS READ A FIRST TIME. Master. Feb 8. Martin, Fenchurch st

Bill to Alter the Qualifications required for holding certain RICE, GEORGE, Piccadilly, Horse Dealer. Feb 25. Pearpoint and

Appointments, and otherwise amend the Medical Act (Mr. Co, Leicester sq ROOKE, John, Lusholme, Manchester, Manufacturing Chemist.

Errington). Feb 22. Wood and Co, Manchester

Bill to provide a Remedy by law for Married Women SIDDLE, ALFRED, Dukinfield, Chester, Dentist. Jan 30. Hampson, against their Husbands neglecting or refusing to maintain

Ashton-under-Lyne
SMITH, THOMAS SAMUEL, Lower Norwood, Wine Merchant. Feb 21.

and educate their Children (Mr. Hopwood). Hamlin and Grammer, Staple inn

JAN. 17.-BILLS READ A FIRST TIME. STRAINS, ELIZABETH ATKINSON, St Paul's rd. March 25. Cummins, Bill for closing Public-houses on Sundays in England and

Old Broad st
SUTTON, ANNE ELIZABETH, Coleherne rd, South Kensington. Feb

Wales, making provision for the sale of beer for consumption 18. Little and Mills, Stroud

off the premises during certain limited hours and for the SUTTON, RICHARD, High Road, Tottenham, Baker. Feb 14. Webb, exceptional requirements of large towns. Austin Friars

Bill to appoint a Commission for the alteration of the areas TAYLOR, Henry, Holland rd, Kensington. Feb 12. Braikenridge, Bartlett's bldngs

of Local Government in certain cases, and for the reTILLEY, JOSERU SAMUEL, Staines, Pawnbroker. March 1. Horne arrangement of Boundaries (Lord E. Fitzmaurice).

and Engall, Staines Tracy, EMILY, Sidney villas, Brixton rise. Feb 21. Pontifex, St

Bill to amend the Employers' Liability Act, 1880 (Mr.

Macdonald).
Andrew's st, Holborn circus
Weston, Thomas, Draycott-in-the-Moors, Stafford, Farmer. March

25. Thacker and Cull, Cheadle
Wright, ROBERT, Wisbech, Cambridge, Harness Maker. Feb 10.
Welchman and Carrick, Wisbech

LEGAL NEWS.

Gazette, Jan. 7.)
ASHWOOD, FREDERICK, Paddington, Builder. Feb 24, Vernon and The examination for the Chancellor's Medal for Legal

Co, Moorgate st
BENNETT, John, Ladbroke sq, Notting hill, Esq, April 1. Harris,

Studies, at Cambridge, open to all graduates under the Notting hill

standing of M.A. or LL.M., will begin on Monday, February BENNETT, WILLIAM, Liverpool. Feb 7. Jevons and Co, Liverpool 14, at nine, in the law school. Candidates are requested to BENTLEY, HAXXAH, Stoke-upon-Trent. Jan 28. Robinson, Stoke send their names and the date of their degree to Professor

upon-Trent Bond, William GEORGE, Taunton, Somerset, Hotel Keeper. June

E. C. Clark, Newnham-house, Cambridge, on or before Febru21. Fryer, Exeter

ary 7. BUCHAN, ANN, Kidderminster, Worcester. Feb 28. Burcher, Kidderminster

"A London Firm of Solicitors” write to the Times :-"A Buller, Rev REGINALD JOHN, Troston, Suffolk. Feb 12. Stogdon, paragraph has appeared in the papers to the effect that, in Clement's inn, Strand

addition to the seventy-seven millions now held by the Pay. CADOGAN, FRANCIS, Strand, Architect. March 8. Hatton and master-General of the Chancery Division of the Courts of

Westcott, Strand
CHRISTY, Arthur de Horne, Edenbridge, Kent, Esq. Feb28.

Justice, the amounts standing to the credit of suitors in the Baileys and Co, Berners st

common law divisions will shortly be transferred to him. CRAVEN, Jonx, old Malton, York, Gent. Feb 8. Jackson, Malton This morning we obtained from one of the chief clerks of the EDDLES, WILLIAM, St Mary Church, Devon, Builder, Jan 31. Hooper and Woollen, Torquay

Master of the Rolls an order dividing a sum of upwards of FRANKS, JOIN FREDERICK, St James' place, Westminster, Esq.

£4,700 among the parties interested. To complete this order March 5, Carlisle and Ordell, New sq, Lincoln'g inn

a certificate is required by the Paymaster-General to show FRITI, GEORGE WILLIAM, Tottenham-court rd, Boot and Shoe Salesman. Feb 29. Pilgrim and Phillips, Church ct, Lothbury

that that sum is in his hands on this day. On applying for GRAVER-BROWNE, JOHN BATHURST, Morley Hall, Norfolk, Esq.

such certificate we are informed that the Paymaster is ten March 1. Coaks and Co

days in arrear with his books, and consequently our clients GRUNDY, RICHARD, Nottingham, Auctioneer. March 15. Dowson must wait that time before the order can be proceeded with.

and Wright, Nottingham HILL, JOHN ELLIS, Ecclesbourne rd, Islington, Gent. Feb 9. White,

If it takes ten days to obtain & certificate of the funds now in Colchester

| the hands of the Paymaster, what time will elapse when he

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