Tag: UK Law

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Latin Maxims in Property Law
10th Jun 2019
Introduction: Within this essay I intend to discuss the meaning of the Latin maxim, “cuius est solum eius est usque ad coelum et usque ad infernos”....

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) was introduced as a response to a growing perception that the public had lost all confidence in the English criminal justice system....

DEFAMATION ACT 1952
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: In an action for slander in respect of words calculated to disparage the plaintiff in an office, profession, calling, trade or business held or carried...

FATAL ACCIDENTS ACT 1976
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: If death is caused by any wrongful act, neglect or default which is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the person injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof, the person who would have......

Libel Act 1843
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: In any action for defamation it shall be lawful for the defendant (after notice in writing of his intention so to do, duly given to the plaintiff at the time of filing or delivering the plea in such action,) to give in evidence, in mitigation of damages......

The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 - Summary
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: The primary objective of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 is to control the use and distribution of these dangerous and harmful drugs, with the aim of preventing drug misuse...

Law of Property Act 1925
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: Before 1925, the purchase of land was fraught with difficulty for potential purchasers. The process was lengthy and cumbersome, requiring extensive investigation into the seller's right and title to sell the land...

BILL OF RIGHTS 1689
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: As a result of the English Civil War the English Parliament's powers gradually increased. A constitutional crisis arose during the reign...

Greater London Authority Act 1999
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: In 1996, the Labour Party (which at that time was in opposition) in the consultative document A Voice for London......

Land Charges Act 1972
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Land Charges Act 1972 is a piece of legislation that enhances the system for creating and registering charges over unregistered......

Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Act was introduced to protect businesses from being evicted by having their tenancy ended by the landlord. Businesses build up goodwill......

The War Damage Act 1965
7th Jun 2019
Introduction: The Act was introduced after it became apparent to the Government that there was potential for the Government to be found liable ......