Example sentences of "[modal v] not be said " in BNC.

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31 If Mosley came to fascism as a result of the failure of the process of British parliamentary politics to create the new society , the same could not be said of others , like Chesterton and Williamson , who had little or no contact with high politics .
32 But although he could not be said to have reached any hard-and-fast conclusions to this question , so fearful were the prospects of this supposed evolutionary degeneration that Karl Pearson took refuge ( and a certain amount of comfort ) in the fact that its results were far away : ‘ Happily , what the distant future of the world may be is a matter that does not much concern us , and about which we may rejoice to know nothing . ’
33 Given the freedom which the parties enjoy in a common law system in the matter of gathering evidence , their resort to foreign procedures could not be said to interfere with English procedures or the control over those procedures which the English court would exercise .
34 The House of Lords said that punctual payment required payment on the Friday , if the banks were closed on the Saturday and Sunday , and that the owners could not be said to have waived the breach simply because their bank had accepted the payment order .
35 The food was very good , and when we ended the meal our stomachs were full , but the same could not be said of our wallets unfortunately !
36 In which case they could not be said to have decided the issue for themselves , let alone for others .
37 It is also to agree that they could not be said to represent the mass of unskilled working people .
38 But it certainly could not be said of the master-manufacturers that theirs was the whisper of a faction , nor of the unions in their post-1832 revolutionary phase that theirs was the voice of the nation .
39 In 1910 few Liberals had argued for Home Rule in their election addresses or speeches , so they could not be said to have a clear mandate for it .
40 As the Court of Appeal put it : ‘ Somebody was not telling the truth and it could not be said that it was not a relevant matter for the jury to be told that one man had been dishonest in the past . ’
41 ( 3 ) That since it could not be said that the jury would inevitably have convicted the defendant if before the trial the defence had been given the statement of the deceased 's husband and the two statements of her sister , if the jury had properly been directed with regard to evidence as to the defendant 's previous good character , and if they had received guidance from the judge on their problem concerning the evidence , the proviso to section 14(1) of the Judicature ( Appellate Jurisdiction ) Act could not be applied to uphold the conviction ; and that , accordingly , the case would be remitted to the Court of Appeal of Jamaica with the direction that it should quash the conviction and either enter a verdict of acquittal or order a new trial , whichever it considered proper in the interests of justice ( post , p. 169C–D , G–H ) .
42 First , if the plaintiff had passed on the relevant tax to others , the taxing authority could not be said to have been unjustly enriched at the plaintiff 's expense , and he was not therefore entitled to recover .
43 In the case of two of the charges , the court held that , Mrs. Aboody having come to the bank herself to execute the charges , it could not be said that the bank left it to the husband to obtain the wife 's signature .
44 ( 2 ) Granting the application , that the central objective of the category of public interest immunity involved was the maintenance of an honourable , disciplined , law-abiding and uncorrupt police force ; that therefore , in view of the public disquiet understandably aroused by proven malpractice of some members of the disbanded West Midlands Serious Crime Squad , and of the extensive publicity already attaching to the authority 's documents following B. 's successful appeal , it could not be said that those who had co-operated in the authority 's investigation would regret that co-operation , or that future generations of potential witnesses would withhold it , if the court were to release the documents to the applicants to enable them to defeat if they could an allegedly corrupt claim in damages ; that the imperative public interest in the case was that the applicants had a proper opportunity of obtaining the evidence they sought so that the grave allegations which they made , and were the same allegations that had troubled the Court of Appeal sufficiently to allow B. 's appeal , could be properly tested in the courts ; and that , accordingly , B. 's undertaking would be varied to allow him to hand over to the applicants those of the authority 's documents which were incorporated in his appeal bundle , the applicants for their part undertaking to use those documents only for the purposes of defending the present libel proceedings pursued against them ( post , pp. 927G — 928A , B ) .
45 Held , dismissing the appeal , that the expression ‘ is suffering … significant harm ’ in section 31(2) ( a ) of the Children Act 1989 referred to the point in time immediately before the process of protecting the child began , so that , in determining whether the first threshold condition of section 31(2) was satisfied , the court had to consider the position before the commencement of the voluntary care when the children were with the mother ; that the condition in section 31(2) ( b ) related to care by the parent or carer whose lack of care had caused the significant harm to the child and not to the care which might be given by other carers if no care order were to be made , which only became relevant once the threshold conditions under section 31(2) had been satisfied in deciding whether or not a care order should be made ; and that it could not be said that the family proceedings court had been wrong in concluding , first , that the threshold conditions were satisfied and , secondly , on the evidence , that a care order to the local authority was the appropriate order ( post , pp. 1013H — 1014A , E–F , H — 1015B ) .
46 ( 3 ) That ( per Lord Mackay of Clashfern L.C. and Lord Griffiths ) on the true construction of section 63 of the Finance Act 1976 the taxpayers were assessable on the extra cost of providing the benefit , and from the point of view of expense incurred it could not be said that its provision involved significant extra cost to the school ; that ( Lord Mackay of Clashfern L.C. dissenting ) reference should be made to Hansard to resolve the ambiguity in section 63 , and that the Parliamentary history disclosed that the Act of 1976 was passed on the basis that the effect of sections 61 and 63 thereof was to assess in-house benefits , and particularly concerning education for teachers ' children , on the marginal costs to the employer and not on a proportion of the total costs incurred in providing the service both for the public and the employee ; and that section 63 should be construed accordingly ( post , pp. 1036C–E , F–G , 1039B , C , G , 1040B , 1042C–D , 1063A , H — 1064A , C , 1067A ) .
47 The appellant , if he believed that Mr. Occhi , knowing that £7 was far in excess of the legal fare , had nevertheless agreed to pay him that sum , could not be said to have acted dishonestly in taking it .
48 As the company was a separate legal entity , and in the particular circumstances ( through its directing mind and will ) had consented to the husband 's drawing the cheques , it could not be said that he had appropriated the company 's property .
49 At the same time as the area covered by the rule in Rylands v. Fletcher has been enlarged , the usefulness of the rule has been reduced by the unwillingness of the courts to apply it in circumstances where the defendant could not be said to have been at fault .
50 This argument could be regarded as a rebuttable presumption , but then the inexorable logic of the theory breaks down ; it could not be said that legal rules were always to be determined by the ordinary courts .
51 In recent years , the Committee has noted , with disappointment , that the new Legal Aid Board was not ‘ a Legal Services Board with overall responsibility for legal aid and legal services ’ ; that the present system could not be said to constitute a ‘ comprehensive system of legal services offering good early advice ’ ; and that in considering reform to the legal profession , there had been a failure by government ‘ to examine the place that lawyers ’ services should occupy in the field of legal services as a whole . ’
52 It has already been pointed out that there was no authority on the precise issue raised by Morgan , so that in that sense the House of Lords could not be said to have changed the law .
53 However , it could not be said with any certainty that because Mr. Wright had backed out , the dealer had sold one car less .
54 Nevertheless it was held that any false indication given by the retailer could not be said to be due to the act or default of Cadbury since the retailer could quite easily have compared the weights and prices of his existing stock and the new bars to see if the label ‘ Extra value ’ was justified .
55 It could not be said that a peace had been finally made because old habits in Alexandra would not die a final death and made her still reserved , a little wary .
56 Theodora was struck anew by how much a physical presence determined what could and could not be said .
57 The same could not be said of his companion — a tall , ravishing blonde with almond-shaped eyes and legs that went on forever , displayed to stunning effect in a little black figure-hugging dress that ended several inches above her knees .
58 Until the time for felling , it therefore could not be said which trees were within the contract .
59 The same could not be said , however , for the men appointed to the economic ministries .
60 Volenti was held to be inapplicable as the doctor could not be said to have agreed to the risk .
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