Public Laws and Resolutions Passed by the United States Philippine Commission: Division of Insular Affairs, War Department

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901 - 813 pages

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An act appropriating twentyfive thousand nine hundred and forty
An act providing for the establishment of local civil governments
An act providing for the establishment of a civil government for the 777
An act to prevent discrimination against money of the United States
An act to provide for wholesome food supplies and to prevent cruelty
An act appropriating one hundred and twentyseven dollars
An act appropriating one hundred and twentyone thousand
An act amending the second paragraph of Order No 38 of the Gen
An act providing for the examination and licensing of applicants
An act providing a remedy against judgments obtained in courts
An act repealing all acts codes and orders relating to the challeng
A general act for the organization of provincial governments in
An act appropriating thirteen thousand and seven dollars 13007
An act extending the provisions of the provincial government
An act fixing the salaries of the auditor for the Philippine Archi
An act to regulate commerce in the Philippine Islands
An act extending the provisions of the provincial government
An act exempting the inhabitants of the province of Benguet from
An act extending the provisions of the provincial government
An act extending the provisions of the provincial government
An act extending the provisions of the provincial government
An act extending the provisions of the provisional government
An act providing for the establishment of a weather bureau for
An act providing for the loan of twentyfive hundred dollars

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Page 447 - The relief granted to the plaintiff, if there be no answer, cannot exceed that which he shall have demanded in his complaint; but in any other case, the court may grant him any relief consistent with the case made by the complaint and embraced within the issue.
Page 492 - An attorney cannot, without the consent of his client, be examined as to any communication made by the client to him, or his advice given thereon in the course of professional employment...
Page 446 - ... when the question is one of a common or general interest, of many persons, or when the parties are numerous, and it is impracticable to bring them all before the court, one or more may sue or defend for the benefit of all.
Page 473 - When the terms of an agreement have been reduced to writing by the parties, it is to be considered as containing all those terms, and therefore there can be between the parties and their representatives, or successors in interest, no evidence of the terms of the agreement other than the contents of the writing, except in the following cases: 1.
Page 9 - ... that no law shall be passed abridging the freedom of speech or of the press, or the rights of the people to peaceably assemble and petition the Government for a redress of grievances; that no law shall be made respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, and that the free exercise and enjoyment of religious profession and worship without discrimination or preference shall forever be allowed.
Page 444 - No variance between the allegations, in a pleading, and the proof, is to be deemed material, unless it has actually misled the adverse party, to his prejudice, in maintaining his action or defense upon the merits.
Page 208 - That if any common carrier subject to the provisions of this act shall, directly or indirectly, by any special rate, rebate, drawback, or other device, charge, demand, collect or receive from any person or persons a greater or less compensation...
Page 450 - Newly discovered evidence, material for the party making the application, which he could not, with reasonable diligence, have discovered and produced at the trial; 5.
Page 8 - ... the commission should bear in mind that the government which they are establishing is designed not for our satisfaction or for the expression of our theoretical views, but for the happiness, peace, and prosperity of the people of the Philippine Islands, and the measures adopted should be made> to conform to their customs, their habits, and even their prejudices to the fullest extent consistent with the accomplishment of the indispensable requisites of just and effective government.
Page 470 - Where a delivery is claimed, an affidavit must be made by the plaintiff, or by some one in his behalf, showing : 1. That the plaintiff is the owner of the property claimed (particularly describing it), or is entitled to the possession thereof; 2.

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