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Railway Companies (Scotland) Act 1867

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3 Interpretation of terms. S

In this Act—

  • The term “company” means a railway company; that is to say, a company constituted by Act of Parliament, or by certificate under Act of Parliament, for the purpose of constructing, maintaining, or working a railway (either alone or in conjunction with any other purpose):

  • The term “decree” includes decree of court (whether in absence or in foro contradictorio) and decree of registration (whether on deeds containing a clause of registration or on registered protests of promissory notes or bills of exchange):

  • The term “share” includes stock:

  • The term “person” includes corporation:

  • The terms “Court of Session” and “Court” shall mean either division of the Court of Session, or in time of vacation the Lord Ordinary officiating on the Bills.

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C1Reference to Lord Ordinary officiating on the Bills to be construed as reference to the judge acting as vacation judge in pursuance of Administration of Justice (Scotland) Act 1933 (c. 41), s. 4: ibid., s. 3

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