The Scottish Law Reporter: Continuing Reports ... of Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, Court of Teinds, and House of Lords, Volume 14

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W. & R.A. Veitch, 1877
 

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Page 325 - But what the master is, in my opinion, bound to his servant to do in the event of his not personally superintending and directing the work, is to select proper and competent persons to do so, and to furnish them with adequate materials and resources for the work. When he has done this he has, in my opinion, done all that he is bound to do ; and if the persons so selected are guilty of negligence, this is not the negligence of the master.
Page 124 - ... (4) Where any loss or damage is by reason of the improper navigation of such ship as aforesaid caused to any other ship or boat...
Page 120 - ... goods, merchandise, or other things, to an aggregate amount exceeding fifteen pounds for each ton of their ship's tonnage ; nor in respect of loss or damage to ships, goods, merchandise, or other things, whether there be in addition loss of life or personal injury or not, to an aggregate amount exceeding eight pounds for each ton of the ship's tonnage...
Page 333 - The class to which the customer belongs includes persons who go not as mere volunteers, or licensees, or guests, or servants, or persons whose employment is such that danger may be considered as bargained for, but who go upon business which concerns the occupier, and upon his invitation, express or implied.
Page 203 - The Defendants, treating them as the owners or occupiers of the close on which the reservoir was constructed, might lawfully have used that close for any purpose for which it might in the ordinary course of the enjoyment of land be used; and if, in what I may term the natural user...
Page 333 - The master is not, and cannot be, liable to his servant unless there be negligence on the part of the master in that in which he, the master, has contracted or undertaken with his servant to do. The master has not contracted or undertaken to execute in person the work connected with his business.
Page 340 - When the workman contracts to do work of any particular sort, he knows, or ought to know, to what risks he is exposing himself...
Page 130 - ... by action of debt, or on the case, in any of his majesty's courts of record at Westminster...
Page 123 - ... goods, merchandise, or other things whatsoever on board any other ship or boat; be answerable in damages in respect of loss of life or...
Page 87 - Not-payment of the same, and that at Two Terms in the Year, Whitsunday and Martinmas, by equal Portions...

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