A Treatise on Franchises: Especially Those of Public Service Corporations : Containing Also in an Appendix the Public Service Commissions Law of New York and the Public Utility Law of Wisconsin

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Banks Law Publishing Company, 1909 - 1130 pages
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Contents

Electric Light Heat and 86 Hospital Corporation
78
Company When Manu 94 Park Association
84
CHAPTER IV
88
Race Track Association 106 Railroad Carriers Business
96
pany Association and Joint and Distinguished
116
DELEGATION OF POWERMUNICIPAL QUASIMUNICIPAL
137
Corporations Created by Waters Wholly Within
142
Delegation to Bureau of In Law of Wisconsin
163
Franchise Tax Insurance
181
Delegation to Municipalities 193 Dock Department no Power
185
Corporations Continued
201
sions LawPublic Utilities 118 Waterworks
213
Corporations ContinuedFor
214
Power of Congress Over Fran tion Territorial Powers
218
Validity of StatutesGener Constitutional Require
230
Power of CongressBridge graph Companies
239
CHAPTER X
260
CHAPTER XI
266
Delegation of Power to Inter mine Compensation Under
272
REGULATION AND CONTROL
278
CHAPTER XIII
287
diction Contract Rights of missioners of Waterworks
298
sioners Subways City Fares
302
316 Same Subject Instances 319 Reservation of Power
316
Interpretation or Construc HistoryDebates and Pro
328
Regulation and Control of Locomotive Engineers
364
Regulation of Commerce 382 Regulation of Railroads
370
Regulation of Commerce Adjusting Damage Claims
376
REGULATION AND CONTROL CONTINUED_RATES AND CHARGES
388
Regulation of Water Rates RatesConfiscatory Rates
394
General and Specific Words or 252 Strict Construction
396
Effect of Interpretation
401
Policy of Government
410
412 Right of Carrier to Fix Rates tion
412
Derivative Statutes Con
416
Federal FranchisesAgencies 427 Franchise TaxCapital Stock
418
Construction by State of
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Page 902 - ... to inmates of the National Homes or State Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, and of Soldiers
Page 133 - The term corporations as used in this article, shall be construed to include all associations and joint stock companies having any of the powers or privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships.
Page 698 - Act to charge and receive as great compensation for a shorter as for a longer distance; provided, however, that upon application to the Commission appointed under the provisions of this Act, such common carrier may, in special cases, after investigation by the Commission, be authorized to charge less for longer than for shorter distances for the transportation of passengers or property; and the Commission may from time to time prescribe the extent to which such designated common carrier may be relieved...
Page 929 - A common carrier, railroad corporation or street railroad corporation organized or existing, or hereafter incorporated, under or by virtue of the laws of the state of New York, may issue stocks, bonds, notes or other evidence of indebtedness payable at periods of more than twelve months after the date thereof...
Page 685 - ... the present as compared with the original cost of construction, the probable earning capacity of the property under particular rates prescribed by statute and the sum required to meet operating expenses, are all matters for consideration, and are to be given such weight as may be just and right in each case.
Page 515 - York of 1828, chapter 18, title 3, it was enacted that -the charter of every corporation that shall hereafter be granted by the legislature shall be subject to alteration, suspension and repeal, in the discretion of the legislature.
Page 698 - Act to charge or receive any greater compensation in the aggregate for the transportation of passengers or of like kind of property, under substantially similar circumstances and conditions, for a shorter than for a longer distance over the same line, in the same direction, the shorter being included within the longer distance...
Page 609 - ... nor more than five hundred dollars, and may also be sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than six months.
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