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RICCARTON BY-LAW CASES.

COURT NOT UNANIMOUS. Wellington, July 30. In the Riccarton by-law cases against Madden,, McDonald, Horwell, and Worfchington the full court wasnot unanimous. Sir Robert Stout held that all the hy-laws in question, sections 110, 111 and 112 of the bylaws of May Ist, 1913, were reasonable and valid. Mr Justice Denniston and Mr Justice Edwards held that all the sections were unreasonable and invalid. Mr justice Cooper was of opinion that gection 110 in its present form was unreasonable aad invalid, but 111 and 112 were reasonable and valid.

As the Court wag evenly divided on this latter it withdrew its judgment. On the bylaws, sections 111 and 112, the result is that all the appeals will be dismissed. Costg for £10 103 were given in the cases cf Madden and McDonald but no costs in the other two appeals.

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4416, 31 July 1914

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RICCARTON BY-LAW CASES. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4416, 31 July 1914

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