The South African Law Reports: Transvaal provincial division
Jan Hendrik Gey van Pittius, South Africa. Supreme Court. Transvaal Provincial Division, Adolf Davis
J.C. Juta & Company, 1916
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Page 642 - A person charged and called as a witness in pursuance of this Act shall not be asked, and if asked shall not be required to answer, any question tending to show that he has committed or been convicted of or been charged with any offence other than that wherewith he is then charged, or is of bad character...
Page 87 - But when one person lends his servant to another for a particular employment, the servant, for anything done in that particular employment. must be dealt with as the servant of the man to whom he is lent, although he remains the general servant of the person who lent him.
Page 107 - The Indian Legislature has powers expressly limited by the Act of the Imperial Parliament which created it, and it can-, of course, do nothing beyond the limits which circumscribe these powers. But, when acting within those limits, it is not in any sense an agent or delegate of the Imperial Parliament, but has, and was intended to have, plenary powers of legislation, as large, and of the same nature, as those of Parliament itself.
Page 601 - ... and the number of such voter on the register of voters shall be marked on the counterfoil, and the voter having secretly marked his vote on the paper, and folded it up so as to conceal his vote, shall place it in a closed box in the presence of the officer presiding at the polling station (in this Act called the " presiding officer ") after having shown to him the official mark at the back.
Page 107 - If what has been done is legislation, within the general scope of the affirmative words which give the power, and if it violates no express condition or restriction by which that power is limited (in which category would, of course, be included any Act of the Imperial Parliament at variance with it), it is not for any court of justice to inquire further, or to enlarge constructively those conditions and restrictions.
Page 600 - The voter will then fold up the ballot paper so as to show the official mark on the back, and leaving the compartment will, without showing...
Page 647 - It is undoubtedly not competent for the prosecution to adduce evidence tending to show that the accused has been guilty of criminal acts other than those covered by the indictment, for the purpose of leading to the conclusion that the accused is a person likely from his criminal conduct or character .to have committed the offence for which he is being tried.
Page 107 - The established Courts of Justice, when a question arises whether the prescribed limits have been exceeded, must of necessity determine that question; and the only way in which they can properly do so, is by looking to the terms of the instrument by which, affirmatively, the legislative powers were created, and by which, negatively, they are restricted.
Page 312 - The danger to be apprehended must be real and appreciable with reference to the ordinary operation of law in the ordinary course of things...
Page 179 - In contempt of our said Lord the King and his laws, to the evil and pernicious example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace of our said Lord the King, his crown and dignity.