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The law of master and servant

The law of master and servant: being a treatise on the law relating to contracts of service, apprenticeship, and employment

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > General

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Edward A. Mitchell Innes, John Macdonell
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Stevens and Sons, 1883
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
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Additional Format

Print version: Macdonell, John, Sir, 1846-1921. Law of master and servant. London, Stevens and Sons, 1883 (DLC) 22006369 (OCoLC)1995006 Microform version: Macdonell, John, Sir, 1846-1921. Law of master and servant. London: Stevens, 1883 (OCoLC)21326667

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1 online resource (XXXIV, 717 pages)

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The law of master and servant is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: by John Macdonell.
  • Publication Date: 1883
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 26 editions
  • First edition Date: 1883
  • Last edition Date: 1908
  • General Notes: Reproduction of original from Harvard Law School Library.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD1634
  • OCLC: 60723510

Main Contents

pt. 1. Common law. Master and servant and master and slave ; Definitions of master and servant ; Hiring and service and similar contracts ; Parties to the contract ; Infants ; Married women ; Lunatics ; Partners ; Formation of the contract ; Corporations ; Stamps ; The consideration ; Duties of masters ; Duration of the contract ; Master's duty to indemnify ; Master's duty to provide sustenance ; Master's duty to teach trade ; Master's duty in regard to servant's character ; Measure of damages ; Specific performance ; Lien ; Duties or servants ; Rights of masters against third persons ; Dissolution of the contract of hiring and service (by death) ; Assignment of personal ; Servant's authority as to contracts ; Servants' liability to third persons ; Liability of a master to third persons for the acts of his servants ; Master's liability to servants
pt. 2. Statute law. Sunday observance ; The embezzlement acts ; Servants' character ; The Truck act ; Acts relating to chimney sweepers ; Acts relating to employment in mines ; Agricultural gangs ; Children's dangerous performances act ; The Factory act ; Education of children in employment ; Seamen ; Acts relating to arbitration ; Trade unions ; Employees and workmen act ; Employers' liability act.

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