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1880

Unity v. Burrage

  • Decided on : 01-Jan-1880

Court : US Supreme Court

... act of the same legislature was approved entitled "An Act to amend the act entitled An Act to incorporate the Decatur and Indianapolis Railroad Company, approved Feb. 8, 1853.'" The preamble and first section of this act are as follows: "Whereas, under and in pursuance of the authority conferred in the above-named act, the said Decatur and Indianapolis Railroad Company ... act was passed, entitled "An Act to extend the time for completing the Indiana and Illinois Central Railway Company." The preamble of this act is as follows: "Whereas the Decatur and Indianapolis Railroad Company were legally incorporated under an act entitled 'An Act to provide for a general system of railroad incorporations,' in force November 5, 1849, and whereas said Decatur and Indianapolis Railroad Company ... Company." The preamble of this act is as follows: "Whereas the Decatur and Indianapolis Railroad Company were legally incorporated under an act entitled 'An Act to provide for a general system of railroad incorporations,' in force November 5, 1849, and whereas said Decatur and Indianapolis Railroad Company afterwards united and consolidated with the Indiana and Illinois Central Railway Company ...

Nov 15 1960

In Re: Oriental Gas Company Ltd. Vs. State of West Bengal and Ors.

  • Decided on : 15-Nov-1960

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1961Cal267

... said company was subsequently registered in England with limited liability under the provisions of the English Joint Stock Companies Act, 1862.2. In 1857, an Act being Act V of 1857 was passed by the Legislative Council of India. It was an Act to confer certain powers on the Oriental Gas Company Limited. The preamble of Act V of 1857 contains the recitals that the said Company has ... name of the Oriental Gas Company. On April 27, 1853 the company obtained a certificate of complete registration in accordance with the provisions of the Statute 7 and 8, Vict. Cap. 110. The said company was subsequently registered in England with limited liability under the provisions of the English Joint Stock Companies Act, 1862.2. In 1857, an Act being Act V of 1857 ... Gas Company Act being West Bengal Act XV of 1960. The Oriental Gas Company Limited was originally constituted by a Deed of Settlement dated April 25, 1853 by the name of the Oriental Gas Company. On April 27, 1853 the company obtained a certificate of complete registration in accordance with the provisions of the Statute 7 and 8, Vict. Cap. 110. The said company ... company obtained a certificate of complete registration in accordance with the provisions of the Statute 7 and 8, Vict. Cap. 110. The said company was subsequently registered in England with limited liability under the provisions of the English Joint Stock Companies Act, 1862.2. In 1857, an Act being Act V of 1857 was passed by the Legislative Council of India. It was an Act ...

Mar 21 1967

Shahdara (Delhi) Saharanpur Light Railway Co. Ltd. Vs. The Municipal B ...

  • Decided on : 21-Mar-1967

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1967SC1747; [1967]3SCR243

... Act. 15. The Indian Tramways Act, 1902 (Act IV of 1902) was one to apply the provisions of the Indian Railway Companies Act, 1895, to certain tramway companies. The preamble to this Act IV of 1902, stated that it was expedient to apply the provisions of the Indian Railway Companies Act, 1895, to companies formed for the construction of tramways 'not differing in structure and working from light railways'. This preamble ... Act, 1935, and the Constitution. The provisions of the Indian Railway Companies Act, 1895, have also been applied to the tramways constructed, under the Tramways Acts, by the Indian Tramway Act of 1902. The second preamble to the last mentioned Act, clearly shows that the tramways, to which the Indian Railway Companies Act ... company paying interest on its paid-up share capital, out of capital, for the period, and subject to the conditions and restrictions contained in that section. There are other consequential provisions, in this Act. 15. The Indian Tramways Act, 1902 (Act IV of 1902) was one to apply the provisions of the Indian Railway Companies Act, 1895, to certain tramway companies. The preamble to this Act ...

Mar 05 1883

Wiggins Ferry Co. v. East St. Louis

  • Decided on : 05-Mar-1883

Court : US Supreme Court

... Ferry Company" as is material to this case, is as follows: After a preamble, which recited the above-mentioned act of 1819 and acts amendatory thereof, it was enacted: "SEC. 1. That [certain persons, naming them] and their associates, successors, and assigns are hereby created a body corporate and politic by the name and style of the 'Wiggins Ferry Company,' . . . and the said company ... Company, which authorized said company to use and enjoy the ferry franchise granted to Samuel Wiggins and to use and enjoy all the rights, privileges, and emoluments recited in the preamble of the act as having been granted to Wiggins and his heirs and assigns, constituted a contract between the ferry company and the state by which the power to tax the ferry company ... ferries within this state, and under the same regulations and forfeitures." So much of the Act of February 11, 1853, "to incorporate the Wiggins Ferry Company" as is material to this case, is as follows: After a preamble, which recited the above-mentioned act of 1819 and acts amendatory thereof, it was enacted: "SEC. 1. That [certain persons, naming them] and their associates, ... body corporate and politic by the name and style of the 'Wiggins Ferry Company,' . . . and the said company shall have full power . . . to purchase, hold, use, and enjoy the ferry franchise granted to Samuel Wiggins, his heirs and assigns, by the act referred to in the preamble of this act, . . . to keep a ferry or ferries at and from any point or points ...

Dec 04 1950

Chiranjit Lal Chowdhuri Vs. The Union of India (UOI) and Ors.

  • Decided on : 04-Dec-1950

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1951SC41; (1951)53BOMLR499; [1951]21CompCas33(SC); [1950]1SCR869

... company alone. In fact, the Central Government is empowered to exclude, restrict or limit the operation of any of the provisions of the Companies Act in relation to this company. It is thus plain that the impugned Act denies to the shareholders of this particular company the protection of the law relating to incorporated joint stock companies in this country as embodied in the Companies Act ... 71. On January 9, 1950, the Governor-General of India, acting under section 42 of the Government of India Act, 1935, promulgated an Ordinance, being Ordinance No. II of 1950, concerning the Sholapur Spinning and Weaving Company, Limited, (hereafter referred to as the said company). The preambles and the provisions of the Ordinance have been referred to ... Companies Act. - (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Companies Act or in the memorandum or articles of association of the company (a) it shall not be lawful for the shareholders of the company or any other person to nominate or appoint any person to be a director of the company; (b) no resolution passed at any meeting of the shareholders of the company ... Act in the case of the shareholders of this company alone. In fact, the Central Government is empowered to exclude, restrict or limit the operation of any of the provisions of the Companies Act in relation to this company. It is thus plain that the impugned Act denies to the shareholders of this particular company the protection of the law relating to incorporated joint stock companies ...

Dec 02 1960

Itty Kurian and Anr. Vs. Union of India (UOI) and Ors.

  • Decided on : 02-Dec-1960

Court : Kerala

Reported in : AIR1962Ker267

... Companies Act, 1949. -- Act X/1949. The preamble stages that it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to banking companies.69. The passing of this enactment relating to banking companies is also in accordance with the recommendation of the committee already referred to.70. Section 3 of the Act states that the Act ... Companies (Restriction of Branches) Act, 1946. The preamble states that it was found expedient to restrict t'he indiscriminate opening and removal of branches by banking companies. Section 3(1) provided that no banking company shall open a new branch or change the location of an existing branch without obtaining prior permission in writing from the Reserve Bank.68. Then comes the Banking Companies Act, 1949. -- Act ... Act, 1946. The preamble states that it was found expedient to restrict t'he indiscriminate opening and removal of branches by banking companies. Section 3(1) provided that no banking company shall open a new branch or change the location of an existing branch without obtaining prior permission in writing from the Reserve Bank.68. Then comes the Banking Companies Act, 1949. -- Act X/1949. The preamble ...

Feb 01 1957

Gurudas Saha Vs. First Land Acquisition Collector of Calcutta and Ors. ...

  • Decided on : 01-Feb-1957

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1957Cal495

... .'The Act was slightly amended by Act II of 1861 providing for cases of temporary occupation in connection with the construction of any road, canal and railway etc. The Act of 1857, or the other preceding Acts, and Regulation I of 1824, did not contain any provision for acquisition of land for companies. In 1863, Act XXII of 1863 was passed which states in the preamble that ... and for companies.....' This has nowbeen replaced by Act I of 1894 which is now the operative Act. The Act has been entitled as 'Anact to amend the law for the acquisition of land for public purposes and for companies.' The preamble runs as follows :''Whereas it is expedient to amend the law for the acquisition of land needed for public pur-poses and for companies and ... by Act X of 1870, the object of which was 'to consolidate and amend the law for the acquisition of land needed for public purposes and for companies.....' This has nowbeen replaced by Act I of 1894 which is now the operative Act. The Act has been entitled as 'Anact to amend the law for the acquisition of land for public purposes and for companies.' The preamble ... and railway etc. The Act of 1857, or the other preceding Acts, and Regulation I of 1824, did not contain any provision for acquisition of land for companies. In 1863, Act XXII of 1863 was passed which states in the preamble that it enabled the Government 'to take land for the construction of works of public utility by private person or companies'. 'Public utility' was defined ...

Apr 02 1883

Memphis and Charleston R. Co. v. Alabama

  • Decided on : 02-Apr-1883

Court : US Supreme Court

... company," as used in the body of the act, refer to the company which the act in its title purports to incorporate, or to the company, mentioned in the preamble, for the formation of which acts ... act, refer to the company which the act in its title purports to incorporate, or to the company, mentioned in the preamble, for the formation of which acts had been passed by the State of Tennessee. But that these words do not refer to the Tennessee corporation, and are meant to designate an Alabama corporation, is made plain by the repeated use of the words "the company ... act to incorporate the Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company," Page 107 U. S. 582 and has this preamble: "Whereas an act was passed by the State of Tennessee, bearing date the second day of February, 1846, and the same was amended by an act of the same state, dated February 4, 1848, for the formation of a company ... Company," Page 107 U. S. 582 and has this preamble: "Whereas an act was passed by the State of Tennessee, bearing date the second day of February, 1846, and the same was amended by an act of the same state, dated February 4, 1848, for the formation of a company, under the name and style of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company ...

Apr 25 1898

Galveston, H. & S.A. Ry. Co. v. Texas

  • Decided on : 25-Apr-1898

Court : US Supreme Court

... act entitled "An act supplementary to the act to incorporate the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railway Company, and to the other special acts relating to said company." The preamble recited: "Whereas, on the seventh of July, 1868, 'the roadbed, track, franchise, and chartered rights and privileges' of the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railway Company were sold on executions issued on judgments against said company ... Company, and to the other special acts relating to said company." The preamble recited: "Whereas, on the seventh of July, 1868, 'the roadbed, track, franchise, and chartered rights and privileges' of the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railway Company were sold on executions issued on judgments against said company, and on the twenty-fourth January, 1870, the railroad of said company ... Company over the Brazos River at Richmond, and whereas, said new company desires to be distinguished by name from said 'sold-out' company, to consolidate its property, and to extend said line of railroad." Section 1 provided: "That the new company heretofore known as the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railway Company, referred to in the preamble of this act ...

Aug 28 1930

Dattatraya Waman Rajguru Vs. Secretary of State

  • Decided on : 28-Aug-1930

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : AIR1931Bom212

... India Company by virtue of the preamble to Act 11 of 1852. In that case the appellant was not able to satisfy the Court that he could, have sued the East India Company claiming the relief which lie asked for in the suit and reference was crude to the preamble to Act 11 ... Company. Under the Bombay Regn. 29 of 1827, Section 6, Clause (2), claims against Government regarding inams were excluded, and they were similarly excluded by the preamble to Act 11 of 1852. I am of opinion that watans are included in inams: vide Phadnis's Watan Act, Introduction, pp. 29 and 31, and Prov. 5, Section 8, Schedule B, Act ... the Bombay Revenue Jurisdiction Act was not ultra vires of the Government of India inasmuch as a claim like the plaintiff's relating to the watandar patil could not have boon brought in the ordinary civil. Courts against the East India Company by virtue of the preamble to Act 11 of 1852 ... Act which can prevent a subject from suing the Secretary of State in Council in a civil Court in any case in which he could have similarly sued the old East India Company. Under the Bombay Regn. 29 of 1827, Section 6, Clause (2), claims against Government regarding inams were excluded, and they were similarly excluded by the preamble to Act ... at least many, of the names applicable to land and revenue rights, as inams, saranjams, watans etc. 6. Not only in the preamble to Act 11 of 1852 is there a reference to the exemption of civil suits relating to inams from the jurisdiction of the civil Courts, but ...

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