The New Law Reports, Svazek 20

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Department of Government Printing, 1919
"Containing cases decided in Sri Lanka (Ceylon) by the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal." (varies)

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Strana 221 - Be it known that as well in own name as for and in the name and names of all and every other person or persons to whom the same doth, may, or shall appertain, in part or in all...
Strana 319 - Act is an unconditional promise in writing made by one person to another signed by the maker engaging to pay on demand, or at a fixed or determinable future time, a sum certain in money to order or to bearer.
Strana 179 - A communication made bona fide upon any subject-matter In which the party communicating has an interest, or in reference to which he has a duty, is privileged if made to a person having a corresponding interest or duty, although it contain criminatory matter, which, without this privilege, would be slanderous and actionable...
Strana 272 - Having heard the evidence, do you wish to say anything in " answer to the charge ? You are not obliged to say anything " unless you desire to do so ; but whatever you do say will be " taken down in writing, and may be given in evidence...
Strana 86 - It is undoubtedly not competent for the prosecution to adduce evidence tending to show that the accused has been guilty of criminal acts other than those covered by the indictment, for the purpose of leading to the conclusion that the accused is a person likely from his criminal conduct or character to have committed the offence for which he is being tried.
Strana 336 - It is often very difficult to estimate correctly the relative credibility of witnesses from written depositions; and when the question arises which witness is to be believed rather than another, and that question turns on manner and demeanour, the Court of Appeal always is, and must be, guided by the impression made on the Judge who saw the witnesses.
Strana 95 - It has been well said that a thing which Is within the letter of a statute Is not within the statute, unless It be within the Intention of the lawmakers." And In Gold v. Fite, 2 Baxt 248, 249, It Is said : "A thing which Is within the Intention of the makers of a statute is as much within the statute as If It were within the letter.
Strana 223 - ex ship," the seller has to cause delivery to be made to the buyer from a ship which has arrived at the port of delivery, and has reached a place therein which is usual for the delivery of goods of the kind in question.
Strana 409 - the obligation exists only in virtue of the covenant, its extent can be measured only by the words in which it is conceived.
Strana 272 - Act shall not. extend or be applicable to prevent the presentment to, or finding by a grand jury of "any bill of indictment containing a count or counts for any of the offences mentioned in the said Act, if such count or counts be such as may now be lawfully joined with the rest of such bill of indictment...

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