The Consolidated Laws of the State of New York, 1909: Prepared Under the Direction and Control of the Board of Statutory Consolidation, Composed of Adolph J. Rodenbeck, William B. Hornblower, John G. Milburn and Adelbert Moot, Comprised in Fifty-nine Chapters, and the Public Service Commissions Law and the Railroad Law, Constituting All the General Statutory Law of the State of New York, Except that Contained in the Code of Civil Procedure and Code of Criminal Procedure ...
American Law Book Company, 1909
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Page 2637 - An instrument is payable at a determinable future time, within the meaning of this act, which is expressed to be payable 1. At a fixed period after date or sight ; or 2. On or before a fixed or determinable future time specified therein; or 3. On or at a fixed period after the occurrence of a specified event, which is certain to happen, though the time of happening be uncertain. An instrument payable upon a contingency is not negotiable, and the happening of the event does not cure the defect.
Page 2208 - The notice may also be served by post by a registered letter addressed to the person on whom it is to be served at his last known place of residence or place of business; and, if served by post shall be deemed to have been served at the time when a letter containing the same would be delivered in the ordinary course of post...
Page 2648 - Every holder is deemed prima facie to be a holder in due course; but when it is shown that the title Of any person who has negotiated the instrument was defective, the burden is on the holder to prove that he or some person under whom he claims acquired the title as a holder in due course.
Page 2666 - The holder may refuse to take a qualified acceptance, and if he does not obtain an unqualified acceptance, he may treat the bill as dishonored by non-acceptance. Where a qualified acceptance is taken the drawer and indorsers are discharged from liability on the bill, unless they have expressly or impliedly authorized the holder to take a qualified acceptance, or subsequently assent thereto.
Page 2653 - Where no place of payment is specified, but the address of the person to make payment is given in the instrument and it is there presented ; 3. Where no place of payment is specified and no address is given and the instrument is. presented at the usual place of business or residence of the person to make payment; 4.
Page 2206 - English language and that in his opinion the child is fourteen years of age or upwards and has reached the normal development of a child of its age, and is in sound health and is physically able to perform the work which it intends to do.
Page 2603 - When two steam vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, each shall alter her course to starboard, so that each may pass on the port side of the other.
Page 2135 - Disorderly, contemptuous, or insolent behavior committed during the sitting of any court of justice, in immediate view and presence of the court, and directly tending to interrupt its proceedings or to impair the respect due to its authority; 2.
Page 2664 - The acceptance of a bill is the signification by the drawee of his assent to the order of the drawer. The acceptance must be in writing and signed by the drawee. It must not express that the drawee will perform his promise by any other means than the payment of money.
Page 2636 - An unqualified order or promise to pay is unconditional within the meaning of this act, though coupled with — 1. An indication of a particular fund out of which reimbursement is to be made, or a particular account to be debited with the amount; or 2. A statement of the transaction which gives rise to the instrument. But an order or promise to pay out of a particular fund is not unconditional.