The Queensland Law Journal Reports, Svazek 6

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Vol. 1 includes "The Queensland law reports. Cases decided in the Supreme Court of Queensland, during the year 1879-42 and 43 Victoria."

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Strana 262 - A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving it, requiring the person to whom it is addressed to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time a sum certain in money to or to the order of a specified person, or to bearer.
Strana 123 - ... an employee, or his legal representative, shall not be entitled under this article to any right of compensation or remedy against the employer in any case where such employee knew of the defect or negligence which caused the injury and failed, within a reasonable time, to give, or cause to be given, information thereof to the employer...
Strana 148 - ... it shall be sufficient to allege the embezzlement, or fraudulent application or disposition, to be of money, without specifying any particular coin or valuable security; and such allegation, so far as regards the description of the property, shall be sustained if the offender shall be proved to have embezzled or fraudulently applied or disposed of any amount, although the particular species of coin or valuable security...
Strana 50 - Minister thereof, in any part of the said colony, it shall be lawful for the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, by...
Strana 18 - But if any doubt arises from the terms employed by the Legislature, it has always been held a safe means of collecting the intention, to call in aid the ground and cause of making the statute, and to have recourse to the preamble, which, according to Chief Justice Dyer (Stowel v.
Strana 18 - The rule by which we are to be guided in construing Acts of Parliament is to look at the precise words, and to construe them in their ordinary sense, unless it would lead to any absurdity or manifest injustice ; and if it should, so to vary and modify them as to avoid that which it certainly could not have been the intention of the Legislature should be done.
Strana 133 - Any contract which if made between private persons would be by law required to be in writing, and signed by the parties to be charged therewith...
Strana 262 - I think the proper course is in the first instance to examine the language of the statute and to ask what is its natural meaning, uninfluenced by any consideration derived from the previous state of the law, and not to start with inquiring how the law previously stood, and then assuming that it was probably intended to leave it unaltered, to see if the words of the enactment will bear an interpretation in conformity with this view.
Strana 250 - And such resolution shall, to be operative, have been passed by a majority in number and threefourths in value of the creditors of the debtor...
Strana 286 - Devise shall be construed to vest in such Trustee the Fee Simple, or other the whole legal Estate which the Testator had Power to dispose of by Will in such Real Estate, and not an Estate determinable when the Purposes of the Trust shall be satisfied . XXXII.

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