Cases heard and determined in Her Majesty's Supreme Court of the Straits Settlements, 1808-1884. Vol. I, Civil cases

This is a compilation of all the important and binding cases adjudicated upon in the Supreme Court of the Straits Settlements. The author attempted to compile complete and reliable reports as concisely as possible, while arguments of counsel, decisions of the judges and judgements are stated in full, using the same words of the court. Cases of a similar nature are connected by annotations and footnotes. In vol. 1, there are, a judicial historical account of the administration of justice in the Straits Settlements from its foundation as well as the changes and reforms introduced in the constitution of the Supreme Court.

 

Title
Cases heard and determined in Her Majesty's Supreme Court of the Straits Settlements, 1808-1884. Vol. I, Civil cases
Creator
Norton-Kyshe, James William
Subject
Politics and Government>>Law
Law reports, digests, etc.--Straits Settlements
Court rules--Straits Settlements
Law--Straits Settlements--Cases
Law and government>>Jurisprudence
Law
Publisher
Printed at the Singapore and Straits Print. Office, 1885
Digital Description
application/pdf, 133182 KB, 880 p.
Table of Contents
Contents: Preface [Judicial-historical], 1786-1885. Ch. 1. 1785-1800; Ch. 2. 1800-1805; Ch. 3. 1805-1808; Ch. 4. First Charter of Justice, 1808-1826; Ch. 5. Second Charter of Justice, 1827-1855; Ch. 6. Third Charter of Justice, 1855-1867; Ch. 7. The transfer
List of recorders and judges of the Straits Settlements from the First Charter granted to Prince of Wales Island (Penang)
A table of the cases reported in this volume
Table of cases cited
Cases heard ... Vol. 1. Civil cases.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2007.

 

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