Tag: UK Law

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Reform of Duress and Necessity
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: 'Summarise the provisions and recommendations of the Law Reform Commission in reform of the pleas of duress and necessity' The Law Reform ......

The Jury System
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: The Jury System - The concept of the jury system was probably imported into Britain after the Norman Conquest, though its early functions were quite different from those today. Early jurors in England acted as witnesses providing...

Mechanisms in Environmental Law
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Modern Regulatory Regimes Have Predominantly Supplanted The Common Law As The Main Mechanism For Environmental Protection. The Challenges Posed By Environmental Degradation,...

Director May Manage the Company
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Although a company director may manage the company as he sees fit, he is a fiduciary in relation to the company and must reflect this relationship in all he does....

Provocation Partial Defences to Murder
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Provocation is one of the major partial defences to murder. The defence acknowledges human frailty and mitigates the punishment of the offence of murder....

Prison Population Punishments
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: The prison population in England and Wales exceeded its current 'usable operational capacity' of just under 82,000 in February 2008....

Birth and Our Legal System
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: The term ‘birth’ plays an important role in many subsections of our legal system. In addition, it is obvious from the outset that this term is not always used to convey the same meaning...

The Doctrine of Frustration
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Introduction The principle of freedom to contract is a founding principle upon which the world of commercial contracts operates. This strictly ......

Police Powers Abuse
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Police Powers Abuse. This question relates to the discussion of the interaction and compatibility of the use and abuse of the statutory police powers with the Civil liberties of individuals....

Offers and Rejection
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: An offer lapse if it is not accepted within a stipulate time. In other words, if an offer opens for a specified time, it will close at the end of that time....

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Laws
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: To critically analyse sexual orientation discrimination laws and problems recognised with the right to have a religion and religious beliefs ......

Unfair Contract Terms Act
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Unfair Contract Terms Act. if one considers the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 (UTCCR) if the term does not create an unfair balance in detriment to the consumer it can be upheld. Yet as this does create an unfair balance and puts Gillian at a loss then she will be protected from the exclusion clause as a consumer....

Evidence Can Be Excluded If Prejudicial
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Do we need further rules of evidence to adequately deal with expert scientific evidence? Evidence can be excluded if it is more prejudicial that......

Wrongful Dismissal (WD) and Unfair Dismissal
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Winn LJ commented that the general rule to termination is that, the resolution of relations between employers and employees should be attained......

Employment Legal Rights
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Employment Legal Rights. Employment Law is the body of laws, administrative rulings, and precedents which govern the legal rights, and restrictions on workers and their organizations. It resolves many aspects of the relationship between trade unions, employers and employees....

Criminal Liability - Acts of Desperation
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: It seems to indicate that Karen needs some social assistance, illustrating the need for not criminal charges but referral to the Local Authority....

Gender Issues in Criminal Justice
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Currently many government accords a lot of priority to womenn on issues related to talking with victims of rape in comparison to men. Although the history of criminal justice shows that females...

Offer and Invitation to Treat Contents
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: Offer An invitation communicated by one party to another to enter into a legally binding contract on certain specified terms. Specific Offer ......

Principles of Unfair Dismissal Cases
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: For several years the contract of employment was, with a few exceptions, the exclusive determinant of all matters contained by the employment relationship....

Offences Against the Person Act
14th Aug 2019
Introduction: The scenario in question is focusing on the Offences Against the person Act (OAPA) as well as the area of consent....