The Queen v The Derbyshire, Staffordshire And Worcestershire Junction Railway: 31 May 1854

Under sect. 36 of The Companies Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845 (8 and! 9 Vict. c. 16), a party who has recovered judgment against a company is not precluded from assuring execution aquarist the shareholders who have riot paid up for their shares, though lands of the company have been delivered on elegit, if the proceeds of the lands be insufficient to satisfy the debt. – Therefore, in such a case, a mandamus issued commanding the Company to give the creditor inspection of the register of shareholders.


[1854] EngR 564, (1854) 3 El and Bl 784, (1854) 118 ER 1335




England and Wales


Updated: 15 May 2022; Ref: scu.293421