The Public Statutes Relating to Railways in Scotland: With Appendix, Containing the Act of Sederunt Regulating Appeals from the Railway Commission, the Railway and Canal Commission Rules, and the Rules Regulating Applications for Light Railways

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W. Green and Sons, 1898 - 493 pages
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Page 481 - If in any employment to which this Act applies personal injury by accident arising out of and in the course of the employment is caused to a workman, his employer shall, subject as hereinafter mentioned, be liable to pay compensation in accordance with the First Schedule to this Act.
Page 363 - ... the workman, or in case the injury results in death, the legal personal representatives of the workman, and any persons entitled in case of death, shall have the same right of compensation and remedies against the employer as if the workman had not been a workman of nor in the service of the employer, nor engaged in his work.
Page 363 - When personal injury is caused to an employee who is himself in the exercise of due care and diligence at the time: 1. By reason of any defect in the condition of the ways, works, machinery, or plant, connected with or used in the business of the employer...
Page 365 - Notice in respect of an injury under this Act shall give the name and address of the person injured, and shall state in ordinary language the cause of the injury and the date at which it was sustained...
Page 481 - When the injury was caused by the personal negligence or wilful act of the employer or of some person for whose act or default the employer is responsible, nothing in this Act shall affect any civil liability of the employer, but in that case the workman may, at his option, either claim compensation under this Act or take proceedings independently of this Act...
Page 166 - Words importing the singular number only shall include the plural number, and words importing the plural number only shall include the singular number : Words importing the masculine gender only shall include females • The word "lands...
Page 403 - Bill, so far as it relates to such order, may be referred to a Select Committee, and the petitioner shall be allowed to appear and oppose as in the case of private bills...
Page 257 - Speed be paid into the Bank of England in the Name and with the Privity of the Accountant General of the Court of Exchequer, to be placed to his Account there ex parte " The Copyhold Commissioners...
Page 364 - ... by one of Her Majesty's principal secretaries of state, or by the board of trade or any other department of the government, under or by virtue of any act of Parliament, it shall not be deemed, for the purposes of this act to be an improper or defective rule or by-law.
Page 494 - ... the cause or matter may be, unless at the trial or hearing the court or a judge shall certify that the refusal to admit was reasonable; and no costs of proving any document shall be allowed unless such notice be given, except where the omission to give the notice is, in the opinion of the taxing officer, a saving of expense.

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