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EXAMINATION PAPERS.

1851.

BACHELOR OF LAWS.

Pass Examination.

Examiner, NASSAU W. SENIOR, Esq., M.A.

MONDAY, June 23.
STEPHEN'S BLACKSTONE.

Morning, 10 to 1. 1. What interest does a husband take at law in his wife's fee-simple property?

2. What interest does he take at law in his wife's moveables ?

3. What are the general legal principles on which the difference of the law in these respects depends ?

4. State the five cases in which the Statute of Frauds renders a verbal promise insufficient to ground an action on.

5. Is a contract made by an infant for the purchase of shares in a joint-stock company void or voidable ?

6. Is such a contract by a married woman void or voidable ?

7. Are crops growing on demised lands liable to distress ?

8. Give a general description of the fixtures which are not inseparably annexed to the inheritance.

9. Are such fixtures liable to distress ?

10. Under what circumstances are such fixtures liable to seizure under a writ of execution ?

11. Are railway shares real or personal estate ? 12. Define an heir-loom.

13. Is a bequest of heir-looms by a tenant in fee-simple valid ?

14. To what extent may an executor prefer his own claim to the claims of others ?

15. State the principal provisions of the Statutes for the distribution of intestate's effects.

16. Define a crime. 17. Define a felony. 18. To what extent, if any, is error as to law an excuse ? 19. To what extent, if any, is error as to fact an excuse ?

20. To what extent, if any, is the command of a superior an excuse ?

21. State the cases in which more than one witness is necessary to a conviction.

22. State the cases in which a prisoner's confession is not to be received.

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Afternoon, 3 to 6.

1. State the principal cases in which a man may lawfully, by his own act, redress an injury.

2. State the cases in which an injury is redressed by the mere operation of law.

3. State the different sources from which the Courts of law derive their authority.

4. State the nature of the Court of Exchequer Chamber. 5. Define an action at law. 6. State the forms of personal action now in use.

7. State the difference between actions founded on contract and on tort.

8. A attacks B and kills him. Can B’s executor maintain an action against A?

9. A kills B in a duel. Can B's executor maintain an action against A?

10. State the circumstances under which a person summoned as a witness may refuse to give evidence.

11. State the circumstances under which a person summoned as a witness is not allowed to give evidence.

12. State the circumstances under which a copy of an instrument is admitted as evidence.

13. State the principal grounds on which a new trial may be granted.

14. Can a bank-note be taken in execution at Common Law?

15. Can a bond be taken in execution ? If it can, who is entitled to sue on it?

16. Land is conveyed to the use of such persons for such estates as A shall appoint, in default of and until such appointment to the use of B in fee. Can the land be taken in execution on a judgment against A ?

17. Define a writ of mandamus. 18. State generally the cases to which it is applicable. 19. Define a writ of prohibition. 20. State generally the cases to which it is applicable.

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TUESDAY, June 24.-Morning, 10 to 1.

DUMONT'S BENTHAM---PRINCIPLES OF LEGIS.

LATION OF A CIVIL CODE-OF A CRIMINAL
CODE.

1. Define the principle of utility. Does it differ in any, and, if any, in what respect, from expediency?

2. Define the ascetic principle.
3. Define t'ie principle of sympathy and antipathy.

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