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Partnership Act 1890

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45Definitions of "court" and "business"

In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears The expression "court" includes every court and judge having jurisdiction in the case:

The expression "business" includes every trade, occupation, or profession.

46Saving for rules of equity and common law

The rules of equity and of common law applicable to partnership shall continue in force except so far as they are inconsistent with the express provisions of this Act.

47Provision as to bankruptcy in Scotland

(1)In the application of this Act to Scotland the bankruptcy of a firm or of an individual shall mean sequestration under the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Acts, and also in the case of an individual the issue against him of a decree of cessio bonorum.

(2)Nothing in this Act shall alter the rules of the law of Scotland relating to the bankruptcy of a firm or of the individual partners thereof.

48Repeal

The Acts mentioned in the schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent mentioned in the third column of that schedule.

49Commencement of Act

This Act shall come into operation on the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and ninety-one.

50Short title

This Act may be cited as the Partnership Act, 1890.

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