Charitable Corporation (Claims and Disputes) Act 1731

Citation1731 c. 31
JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Anno Regni GEORGII II. quinto. An Act for appointing Commissioners for taking, stating and determining all the Claims and Demands of the Creditors ofThe Charitable Corporation for Relief of industrious Poor, by assisting them with small Sums upon Pledges at legal Interest ; and of all Persons claiming any Share or Interest in the Stock or Fund of the said Corporation, and for enabling the said Corporation to name one Person to be an Assignee under the respective Commissions of Bankruptcy awarded against George Robinson and John Thompson ; and for enabling the Commissioners acting under the said Commissions of Bankruptcy to proceed and inquire of the Estates, Goods and Effects of the said Bankrupts, and to apply the same; and to oblige John Thompson , Father of the said John Thompson the Bankrupt, to appear before the said Commissioners of Bankruptcy in England . P R.

(5 Geo. 2) C A P. XXXI.

'WH E R E A S many and great Disputes and Law Suits have arisen and are like to continue between the Proprietors ofThe Charitable Corporation for Relief of industrious Poor, by assisting them with small Sums upon Pledges at legal Interest , and their Creditors: And whereas the said Charitable Corporation have already suffered great Losses: And whereas it is just and reasonable, that the said Disputes should be settled with as little Expence, and in as short and easy a Manner as may be, and that the State of the Affairs of the said Corporation, and the Demands of all Persons claiming any Share, Interest, Debts or Sums of Money in, to, out of or from the same, may be ascertained, settled, adjusted and...

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