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Commercial Law In Nigeria Summarized Notes

Contents AGENCY. 2 AGENCY DISTINGUISHED FROM OTHER RELATIONSHIPS. 2 CLASSES OF AGENTS. 3 KINDS OF AGENTS. 4 CAPACITY.. 6 FORMALITIES REQUIRED FOR THE FORMATION OF AN AGENCY. 7 CREATION OF AN AGENCY. 7 DUTIES OF THE AGENT. 11 RIGHTS OF AN AGENT AGAINST HIS PRINCIPAL.. 12 THE PRINCIPAL AND THIRD PARTIES. 13 TERMINATION OF AN AGENCY.. 13 HIRE PURCHASE. 14 THE NATURE OF HIRE-PURCHASE AGREEMENTS AND ITS DISTINCTION FROM OTHER AGREEMENTS. 15 DYNAMICS AND RELATION...

Property Law Practice Note (2017) Nigerian Law School

GENERAL OVERVIEW AND APPLICABLE LAWS.WEEK 3 -- GENERAL OVERVIEW AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK:: OVERVIEW (OBJECTIVES, CONTENT AND SCOPE) OF THE PROPERTYLAW PRACTICE (MODULE) COURSE: Covers transactions and endeavours bearingon real property1 like deeds, power of attorney, Sale of Land, Leases and Tenancies,Assignment of Leases, Mortgages and charges, License, Easement, LRL, Wills andCodicils, PR, Property Taxation, etc.:: VARIOUS PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS:Sale of Land, Leases and Tenancies, Assignment, Mor...

Professional Ethics And Skills Nigerian Law School Summarized Notes

NOTE:Cramming all the cases and points would do you more harm than good. All youneed is to understand the principles, then back it up with one or two popularcase(s).If viewing the notes on your laptop, press Ctrl + F (Ctrl key and Key F at the sametime) to find a specific word/phrase. If viewing from a mobile device, select the“search” option from your browser’s tool menu.____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________...

Nigerian Law School (2017) Corporate Law Practice Summarized Note

WEEK 3.TOPIC: AN OVERVIEW OF THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK ANDREGULATORY BODIES ON CORPORATE LAW PRACTICE IN NIGERIA.HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CAMA 1990.- Promulgated on 2nd January, 1990 and commenced on 31st December 1990.- It incorporates various principles of law and equity, has detailed provisions on Directors,Members, Secretaries, Accounts, Auditors, Meetings, Memo and Articles, e.t.c. It alsoestablishes the CAC as a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common sealcapable of suing and being sue...

Nigerian Law School (2017) Civil Litigation Summarized Note

NOTE:All you need is to understand the principles, then back it up with one or two popular case(s).CIVIL LITIGATIONContentsWEEK 3 .................................................................................................................................................... 2WEEK 4 .................................................................................................................................................... 3WEEK 5 PRELIMINARY MATTERS (1) ................................

Traditional Coup D’états In The Bamenda Grassfields Of Cameroon Chieftaincy Institution: A Historical Exploration

ABSTRACT One  of  the  most  noticeable  features  of  the  social-cultural  heritage  of  the Cameroon  Grassfields  is  the  chieftaincy  institution.    Chiefs  are  a  permanent feature  of  the  Cameroonian  Grassfields  society.  Throughout  history, Grassfields  chiefs  have  been  at  the  center  of  the  political,  social-economic  and cultural  life  of  their  respective  societies.    This  paper  reveals  that  the  violent det...

International Media Campaign on Human Rights Abuses and Extra-Judicial Killings in the Ongoing Nigerian Military’s Counter-Insurgency: The Victor, the Victim and the Abused

Abstract The  unsettled  and  subjective  nature  of  what  constitute  human  rights abuse  and  extra-judicial  killing  affords  most  western  nations  and international  media  to  misconstrue  security-related  matters  in  most developing  world.  More  problematic  is  how  such  misconstrued  reality on  the  ground  and  publicity  inform  policy  decisions  of  these  nation, thereby,  undermining  military  counterinsurgency  operation...

Nigeria’s Ratification of International Human Rights Instruments and the Question of the Non-Justiciability of Chapter II of Its 1999 Constitution

Abstract  This  paper  examined  the  implication  of  Nigeria’s  ratification  of international  human  rights  instruments  in  relation  to  enforcement  of socio-economic  rights  in  the  country  and  debunked  the  age-long postulation  that  Chapter  II  of  the  Nigerian  Constitution  is  nonjusticiable.  The  paper  proceeded  to  show  that  even  if  Chapter  II  of  the said  Constitution  was  to  be  held  to  be  non-jus...

Review of the newly enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020

A brief overview of the newly enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020

Negotiating Loan And Insolvency During Covid-19

This article proposes viable options to failing entities during the pandemic

Editorial: Restructuring Nigeria, True Federalism or a Journey towards Confederacy?

This  maiden  editorial  of  the  Carnelian  Journal  of  Law  and  Politics examines  a  vital  question that  is essential  to the  Nigerian polity.  There have been  many  commentaries on the  imperfect  federalism practiced  in Nigeria,  which  is  the  consequence  of  the  foundational  problems  with  the Constitution  of&n...

World Trade Law: Contemporary Issues and Concerns

It is obvious that Article XXIV is one the most important gatt provision regarding ftas. In this article is mentioned that ftas should have four important features: (1) duties and other restrictive commercial regulations must be eliminated; (2) substantially all trade must be covered; (3) external tariffs and commercial regulations – that is, measures applicable to non-parties – may not be higher or more restrictive than those in effect before the FTA or interim agreement was concluded; a...

Elements of murder in Australian law

When considering murder there are several components of law which must be taken into account. This essay highlights elements of murder to be considered: mens rea (guilty mind), actus reus (guilty act), self-defence, provocation or involuntary manslaughter. The elements of murder must be addressed to ascertain if the act in question is actually murder. For a conviction to be safe, it is essential that the evidence provides an outcome that is beyond reasonable doubt; the burden of proof is upon...

Conventional and Critical Approaches to Terrorism

Any attempt to define terrorism comes with a challenge. The influential author and historian Walter Laqueur (1977, p.5) declared that a comprehensive definition of terrorism is not possible. It has appeared in many different forms, under many different circumstances. It is no wonder that there are many approaches to understanding terrorism and its outcomes. This essay considers two schools of study that investigate the nature of terrorist conflict; Conventional Terrorist Studies (TS) and Crit...


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