Tag: UK Law

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House of Lords: Role and Powers
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: In comparison with the House of Commons, the House of Lords powers are restricted. Their political clout is owed more to convention and tradition ......

Impact of Sections in Companies Act 2006
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: Discuss and critically analyse the significance and the impact of sections 39, 40 and 41 of the Companies Act 2006 Abstract In seeking ......

The Nemo Dat Quod Non Habet Rule
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: Usually the sale of goods takes place between the buyer and either the owner of the goods or by his authorised agent. However, there are some ......

Legal Aspects of a Business
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: When starting up a new business it is very important to look at the legal aspects which will influence the company in the future....

Definition of Minority Shareholder
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: A minority shareholder is defined as a shareholder who does not exert control over a company. The majority shareholders almost always exert ......

Principles of Data Protection Act
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: Data Protection Act 1998 Abstract The focus of this report is to explain the requirements & imposes of Data Protection ......

Consumer Protection against Dangerous Goods
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: Introduced mainly to counter the imbalance of power between companies and consumers, the consumer law also aims to protect the consumer from ......

Enforcement of Corporate Manslaughter
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: Corporate manslaughter legislation has done very little to prevent deaths attributable to directors’ intransigence. Indeed, it may be apt to say ......

Members Seeking to Enforce Outsider Rights
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: In the United Kingdom, the memorandum or articles of association of a company are regulated by the Companies Act 2006. These articles are part ......

Shanklin Pier v Detel Products - 1951
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Plaintiffs were owners of a pier in Shanklin on the Isle of Wight. They entered into a contract with contractors to have the pier repaired and painted....

Exclusion Clauses
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: Exclusion clauses are generally found in contracts...

Thoburn v Sunderland City Council
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Units of Measurement Regulations 1994, which were brought into force pursuant to the exercise of powers conferred by section 2(2) and (4) of the......

English Commercial Law and Sale of Goods
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: A business when started by an individual or a group of people doing the business from the United Kingdom, the commercial law regulates its sales ......

Position of a Non Executive Director
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: In 1962, Lord Boothby expressed in a typically downright and impish style the position of a Non-executive director as follows: Unarguably, in the ......

Definition of Minority Shareholder
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: A minority shareholder is defined as a shareholder who does not exert control over a company. The majority shareholders almost always exert ......

Discussion of Corporate Manslaughter
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: Table of Contents Table of Cases AG’s Reference (No. 2 of 1999) [2000] QB 796 10 Lennard’s Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd .......

Shadwell v Shadwell - Case Summary
24th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was the plaintiff’s uncle. The uncle promised to pay his nephew £150 a year until the nephew’s income reached 600 guineas......