Tag: UK Law

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Sale of Goods Act 1979
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: Together, the Sale of Goods Act 1979, The Consumer Protection Act 1987, and the General Product Safety Regulations from 2005, provide protection to...

Potential Liabilities of Harrington & Nephew Ltd.
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: The foremost cause of action against Harrington arises in the tort of “nuisance”- commonly defined as “interference for a substantial length of time by owners or occupiers of property with the use or enjoyment of neighbouring property”....

Meaning of the Public Benefit
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: Explain And Comment Upon The Function And Meaning Of The Public Benefit Requirement In Determining Whether Or Not A Trust Is Charitable, In The Light Of Both Decided Case Law And Provision Of The Charities Act 2006....

Actions for Damages in Private Enforcement
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: The case of Devenish is primarily an action for damages; however, the case has a much more significant impact than can be comprehended from the judgment alone....

The Terms of the Trust
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: In order to be a valid trust, the declaration of the terms of the trust must be certain. The settlor must declare the terms with sufficient ‘certainty’ so that the trustees know what they must to do, or the intended trust fails....

Donoghue v Stevenson
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: Donoghue, a Scottish dispute, is a famous case in English law which was instrumental in shaping the law of tort and the doctrine of negligence in particular....

Bus Service Industry in Britain
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: The bus industry in Britain was regulated by Road Traffic Act 1930 after a rapid growth in the 1920s....

Immigration Legislation
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: The basic framework of United Kingdom (UK) immigration law - that is, the laws controlling the entry into, residence in and departure from the UK...

Voluntary Dispositions of Property
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: The decision (in Pennington v Waine [2002] 4 All E.R. 215) appears to give courts of equity an unfettered discretion as o whether a voluntary gift or trust should take effect...

The Property of the Borrower
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: There are two main issues to be discussed in the statement given by the question, (i) whether the Quistclose trust is a resulting trust, and (ii) the statement which states “it is a default trust which fills the gap when some part of the beneficial...

Serving as a Soldier in the Employment
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: Higgins, a serving solider in the employment of the Ministry of Defence ('MOD'), was on active duty in Afghanistan in 2009. One day, he was on......

The General Rule in Probate Law
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: According to the general rule in Probate Law, a testator who wishes to leave property in a trust after his death must express his intention in a will. A secret trust arises when a testator wishes to leave property to a beneficiary...

CIF Contracts in Transportation Law
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: English law relating to international trade appears to protect the rights of the buyer, by making express provisions for them in legislation....

Constituting a Trust: The Certainty Test
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: If the mansion is his residence and if he puts it on a trust prior to his death via a Inter Vivos trust, his tax liability would be substantially reduced....

Trustee Holds the Title to Property
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: A trust is where a trustee holds the title to property on trust for one or more beneficiaries. The trustees are under a duty to administer the trust property on behalf of the beneficiaries and to distribute the property accordingly to the beneficial interests...

Computer Misuse Act
3rd Jul 2019
Introduction: The growth of computer use over recent years has resulted in many operations becoming computerised, both in the work place and in everyday life....