The Handbook of Jamaica


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PÓgina 135 - ... made by a married woman by means of moneys of her husband, without his consent, the Court may, upon an application under section...
PÓgina 104 - Bill for the divorce of persons joined together in holy matrimony. 2. Any Bill whereby any grant of land or money, or other donation or gratuity, may be made to himself. 3. Any Bill affecting the currency of the Colony.
PÓgina 544 - SOLIDITY. 1728 Cubic Inches = 1 Cubic Foot 27 Cubic Feet = 1 Cubic Yard DIVISION II — CAPACITY.
PÓgina 104 - Any Bill whereby persons not of European birth or descent may be subjected or made liable to any disabilities or restrictions to which persons of European birth or descent are not also subjected or made liable : 10.
PÓgina 208 - There may be added to any one or more of the essential particulars mentioned in this section any letters, words, or figures, or combination of letters, words, or figures or of any of them...
PÓgina 544 - The carat, used for weighing diamonds, is 3ú grains. The term, however, when used to express the fineness of gold, has a relative meaning only. Every mass of alloyed gold is supposed to be divided into 24 equal parts ; thus the standard...
PÓgina 104 - Pleasure is known ; nor without a Saving of the Right of Us, Our Heirs and Successors, and of all Bodies politic and corporate, and of all other Persons, except such as are mentioned in the said Law or Ordinance, and those claiming by, from and under them ; and before such Law or Ordinance is passed.
PÓgina 113 - That he is properly certified as free from any physical defect or disease which would be likely to interfere with the proper discharge of his duties ; Third.
PÓgina 491 - ... money to be paid on the birth of a member's child, or on the death of a member, or for the funeral expenses of the husband, wife, or child of a member...
PÓgina 544 - Formerly the subdivisions were carried on by sixties ; thus, the second was divided into 60 thirds, the third into 60 fourths, &c. At present the second is more generally divided decimally into lOths, lOOths, &c. The degree is frequently so divided. 6. MEASURE OF TIME. 60 Seconds = 1 Minute. 60 Minutes = 1 Hour. 24 Hours = 1 Day. 7 Days = 1 Week. 28 Days = 1 Lunar Month.

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