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The closing meeting of this society for the present session wa3 held on Wednesday evening last, Mr A. B. Durie being in the chair. Mr A. R. Barclay, 8.A., LLB., .delivered an instructive lecture entitled 'Misrepresentation : its Bearing on Contract. 1 He treated this confusing branch of law in such a way as to clear it of many of its difficulties, and succeeded in giving his audience a lucid and easily understandable statement of the law at present. He pointed out how much of late yeats ]bhe effect of misrepresentation on contract has been increased, and how important the preliminaries to a contract have now become compared witjb what was formerly the case. He instanced the of Brown v. Park, Reynolds, and Co. us au sample. At the conclusion of the lecture a vote of thanks was moved to the lecturer by Mr \V. J). £tewart, jun., who spoke with much appreciation of the lucidity of the lecture and the assistance it was likely to be to anyone desiring to clarify their ideas oa the subject.

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DUNEDIN LAW DEBATING SOCIETY., Issue 10421, 16 September 1897

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DUNEDIN LAW DEBATING SOCIETY. Issue 10421, 16 September 1897

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