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Acknowledgment

Definition of Acknowledgment In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Acknowledgment : 1. The admission that a debt is due or a claim exists. Under the Limitation Act 1980, a written acknowledgment by a debtor or his agent causes the debt to be treated as if it [...]

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Administrative Letter

Definition of Administrative Letter In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Administrative Letter : (comfort letter, administrative letter) A letter sent by the Competition Directorate of the European Commission following a notification for exemption or [...]

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Admiralty

History of the Admiralty The following commentary about Admiralty in the Churchill Era is produced by the Churchill College (Cambridge): Department of the Government administering the Royal Navy. Meaning of Admiralty The following is an old definition of Admiralty [1]: A court exercising [...]

Categories: A, Commercial Law, and su1. Tags: AD, History, and Maritime Law.



Agent

Definition of Agent In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Agent : 1. A person appointed by another (the principal) to act on his behalf, often to negotiate a contract between the principal and a third party. If an agent discloses his principal's name (or [...]

Categories: A, Business Law, and su1. Tags: AG and Partner Rights.



All England Law Reports

The All England Reports, cited [year] All E.R., are published weekly in paperback form. The All England Reports is a commercial series and contains reports of many cases that are not included in the Law Reports . Decisions of English Superior Courts and courts of special jurisdiction are [...]

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Arbitration Clause

Definition of Arbitration Clause In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Arbitration Clause : An express term of a contract in writing (usually of a commercial nature) constituting an agreement to refer disputes arising out of the contract to *arbitration.

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Arbitration Leave To Appeal

Arbitration Leave to appeal in relation to the Technology and Construction Court [rtbs name="technology-and-construction-court"]Where a party is seeking to appeal a question of law arising out of an award pursuant to section 69 of the Arbitration Act 1996 and the parties have not in their [...]

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Ballot

Ballot Meaning in Politics Description of Ballot published by Mona Chalabi: This piece of paper contains information only about the electoral district where voters are registered. Voters put a cross next to their preferred local candidate, most of whom represent a political party. The [...]

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Bank of England

The Bank of England was founded in 1694 (The clearest account of its early days is found in Thorold Rogers' History of the First Nine Years of the Bank of England). The Bank of England has, from the date of its establishment, possessed a practical, though perhaps not an absolutely legal, [...]

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Bankruptcy

Definition of Bankruptcy In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bankruptcy : The state of a person who has been adjudged by a court to be insolvent (Compare winding-up). The court orders the compulsory administration of a bankrupt's affairs so that his [...]

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Breach of Contract

Definition of Breach of Contract In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Breach of Contract : An actual failure by a party to a contract to perform his obligations under that contract or an indication of his intention not to do so. An indication that a [...]

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Bribery

Definition of Bribery And Corruption In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Bribery And Corruption : Offences relating to the improper influencing of people in certain positions of trust. The offences commonly grouped under this expression are now statutory. [...]

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Cancellation

Definition of Cancellation In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Cancellation : 1. (in equity) An order by the court that specified documents should no longer have effect. This may occur when a document has fulfilled its purpose but its continued existence [...]

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Carlisle

Carlisle, a city, municipal and parliamentary borough, and the county town of Cumberland, England, 299 m. N.N.W. of London, and 8 m. S. of the Scottish border. (...). It lies on the south bank of the river Eden, a little below the point where it debouches upon the Solway Plain, 8 m. above [...]

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Charter-party

Meaning of Charter-party The following is an old definition of Charter-party [1]: A contract by which the owner lets his vessel to another for freight. A contract by which an entire ship, or some principal part thereof, is let to a merchant for the conveyance of goods on a determined voyage to [...]

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Comfort Letter

Definition of Comfort Letter In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Comfort Letter : (comfort letter, administrative letter) A letter sent by the Competition Directorate of the European Commission following a notification for exemption or *negative clearance [...]

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Commercial Law

Resources See Also Further Reading Commercial Law in the Encyclopedia of Britain Commercial Law in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Commercial Law in the Halsbury's Laws of England Commercial Law in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Commercial Law in the [...]

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Commission

Definition of Commission In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Commission : 1. Authority to exercise a power or a direction to perform a duty; for example, a commission of a *justice of the peace. 2. A body directed to perform a particular duty. Examples are [...]

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Competition Law

Definition of Competition Law In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Competition Law : The branch of law concerned with the regulation of *anticompetitive practices, *restrictive trade practices, and abuses of a dominant position (*abuse of a dominant [...]

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Confidentiality

Confidentiality in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:Some contracts deal with commercially sensitive information and the parties are likely to want to keep this information confidential. There should be confidentiality [...]

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Consideration

Definition of Consideration In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Consideration : An act, forbearance, or promise by one party to a contract that constitutes the price for which he buys the promise of the other. Consideration is essential to the validity of [...]

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Constructive Trust

Definition of Constructive Trust In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Constructive Trust : A *trust imposed by equity to protect the interests of the beneficiaries when a trustee or some other person in a fiduciary relationship gains an advantage through [...]

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Consul

Definition of Consul In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Consul : A *diplomatic agent commissioned by a sovereign state to reside in a foreign city, to represent the political and trading interests of the sending state, and to assist in all matters [...]

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Consumer Protection

Definition of Consumer Protection In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Consumer Protection : The protection, especially by legal means, of consumers (those who contract otherwise than in the course of a business to obtain goods or services from those who [...]

Categories: Business Law, C, su1, and Uncategorized. Tags: CO, Consumer Law, Consumers, Cyber Law, and Internet Law.



Corn Laws

In England, legislation on corn was early applied both to home and foreign trade in this essential produce. Roads were so bad, and the chain of home trade so feeble, that there was often scarcity of grain in one part, and plenty in another part of the same kingdom. Export by sea or river to [...]

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Crown Agents

Definition of Crown Agents For Overseas Governments And Administrations In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Crown Agents For Overseas Governments And Administrations : A body operating under the Crown Agents Act 1979 to provide commercial, financial, and [...]

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David Hume

British Political and Social Thought: The Conservatism of Hume and Burke Introduction to Hume In addition to playing a significant role in the Scottish Enlightenment, Hume was important in the development of the British conservative tradition. In Of the Origin of Government and Of the Original [...]

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Debenture Stock

History One of the many advantages incident to incorporation under the English Companies Acts is found in the facilities which such incorporation affords a trading concern for borrowing on debentures or debenture stock. More than five hundred millions of money are now invested in these forms [...]

Categories: Business Law, D, and su1. Tags: Borrowing, Charges, and DE.



Development Land

Definition of Development Land In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Development Land : (community land) Under the Community Land Act 1975, land classified by a local authority as needed for commercial development and required to be brought first into public [...]

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Director General of Fair Trading

Definition of Director General of Fair Trading In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Director General of Fair Trading : The head of the Office of Fair Trading, who is appointed for a five-year term by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. He is [...]

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Dishonour

Definition of Dishonour In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Dishonour : (in commercial law) Failure to honour a bill of exchange. This may be by nonacceptance, when a bill of exchange is presented for *acceptance and this is refused or cannot be obtained [...]

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Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:The procedure to be followed if the parties have a dispute should be included. For example, if there is an option for arbitration or mediation where the issue [...]

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District Auditors

Definition of District Auditors In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of District Auditors : Civil servants who audited the accounts of all local authorities except those who chose audit by approved commercial accountants. Originally established under the Local [...]

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Edmund Burke Work

In 1756 he made his first mark by a satire upon Bolingbroke entitled A Vindication of Natural Society. It purported to be a posthumous work from the pen of Bolingbroke, and to present a view of the miseries and evils arising to mankind from every species of artificial society. The imitation [...]

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Equity of Redemption

Definition of Equity of Redemption In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Equity of Redemption : The rights of a mortgagor over his mortgaged property, particularly the right to redeem the property. This right of redemption allows a mortgagor to redeem the [...]

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European Union

Resources Further Reading BEALE, H./HOWELLS, G., “EC Harmonisation of Consumer Sales Law – A missed opportunity?”, Journal of Contract Law, 1997, n.º 12, pp. 21 y ss. BIRD, T. C., “Directive 99/44/EC on Certain Aspects of the Sale of Consumer Goods and Associated Guarantees: Its [...]

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Franchise

Definition of Franchise In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Franchise : 1. (in constitutional law) A special right conferred by the Crown on a subject. Also known as a liberty, it is exemplified by the right to hold a market or fair or to run a ferry. 2. [...]

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Freedom of Expression

Definition of Freedom of Expression In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Freedom of Expression : A right set out in Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights and now part of UK law as a consequence of the *Human Rights Act 1998. Freedom of [...]

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Freezing Injunction

Definition of Freezing Injunction In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Freezing Injunction : An injunction, now consolidated in statute, that enables the court to freeze the assets of a defendant (whether resident within the jurisdiction of the English [...]

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Gaming

Definition of Gaming (Gambling) In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Gaming (Gambling) : Playing a game in order to win money or anything else of value, when winning depends on luck. There are various restrictions upon gaming, depending on whether It takes [...]

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George Jessel

Life and Work From the book Studies in Contemporary Biography, by James Bryce: There is hardly any walk of English life in which brilliant abilities win so little fame for their possessor among the public at large as that of practice at the Chancery bar. A leading ecclesiastic, or [...]

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Good Faith

Definition of Good Faith In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Good Faith : Honesty. An act carried out in good faith is one carried out honestly. Good faith is implied by law into certain contracts, such as those relating to commercial agency. See also [...]

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Imperial Glory

Imperial Preference History System of trading deals where colonies and dominions have lower rates of import tariffs than other countries, stimulating trade within an Empire. Briefly popular in England in the 1900s and implemented in the Ottawa Agreement of 1932. An attempt to beat the Great [...]

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Implied Terms

Implied Terms in Contract Formation Certain terms may be implied into contracts by law, or by usage or custom. The Sale of Goods Act and the Sale of Goods and Services Act contain terms -according to Pinsent Mason's literature about Implied Terms- which are implied into all contracts for the [...]

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Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual Property Rights in Contract Formation It is often advisable to include this term in any contract. In Pinsent Mason's words:Many commercial contracts include a clause stating who will own the intellectual property rights to any products provided under the contracts. This clause [...]

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Landlord Tenant Act

Most Popular Entries related to Landlord Tenant Act Responsibilities of Landlords (in the United Kingdom) Landlord Tenant Act (in the United Kingdom) Landlord and Tenant Law Book (in the United Kingdom) Rental Landlord Forms (in the United Kingdom) Commercial Landlord Tenant Law (in the [...]

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Law

History of Law in Britain Roman law and English law, both widely influential, are characterized -in accordance to Bamber Gascoigne´ Encyclopedia of Britain about “law”- by very different approaches. In broad terms Roman law follows a coherent written code and a set of principles, while [...]

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Letter

Definition of Letters Of Administration This is a term used in wills and probate matters. Concept of Letter The following is an old definition of Letter [1], a term which has several meanings:1. One of the characters which constitute the alphabet. Many letters of the alphabet, standing alone, [...]

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List of England and Wales Case Law Reports

England and Wales Primary Case Law Series England and Wales Primary Case Law The most authoritative current report series including the ICLR series and the All England Reports as well as historical series. , Coverage, Publisher, Full Text Available at:, , , , , [...]

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List of Law Journal Articles Publication Frequency

List of Legal Periodicals´ Articles Publication Frequency Title, Publication Frequency, American Business Law Journal, Quarterly, American Law and Economics Review, 2 issues per annum, Bar Review, 6 issues per annum, British Journal of Criminology, 6 issues per [...]

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List of Multilateral Treaties concluded by the EU and the UK

List of Multilateral Treaties concluded by the European Union and the United Kingdom This list comprises an alphabetical inventory of multilateral international agreements, in which the United Kingdom is a contracting party, concluded by the European Union, the European Community, the [...]

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Mary I

Queen Mary I Mary I, queen of England (1516-1558), unpleasantly remembered as “the Bloody Mary” on account of the religious persecutions which prevailed during her reign, was the daughter of Henry VIII. and Catherine of Aragon, born in the earlier years of their married life, when as yet no [...]

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Minister

Minister Meaning in Politics Description of Minister published by Mona Chalabi: The government is made up of 121 ministers who either come from the House of Commons or the House of Lords. Most are in charge of a specific government department — for example, the minister in charge of the [...]

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Navigable

Meaning of Navigable The following is an old definition of Navigable [1]: Refers to waters which afford a channel for commerce or intercourse. Opposed, non-navigable, unnavigable. Capable of being used for purposes of navigation, of trade and travel, in the ordinary modes, without reference to [...]

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Navigation Act

Navigation Act, 1651 The members of the Rump (Parliment), still the nominal rulers of England, finding opportunity for profit in the sale of royalist lands and in the administration of finance, had exasperated Cromwell by their maladministration and neglect of the public welfare. The [...]

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Neutral Citations

When citing an unreported decision, it is advisable to use an official neutral citation, if available. The House of Lords, Privy Council and Court of Appeal adopted neutral citation in 2001. All Supreme Court judgments have a neutral citation. The courts and divisions of the High Court [...]

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Paper

Concept of Paper The following is an old definition of Paper [1], a term which has several meanings:1. Within the meaning of the revenue law, a book is not paper or manufacture of paper. 2. In a statute against sending obscene papers, includes a letter. 3. In the sense of a printed sheet or [...]

Categories: P and su1. Tags: PA.



Pay

Meaning of Pay The following is an old definition of Pay [1]: V. To discharge an obligation by a performance according to its terms or requirements, whether the obligation be for money, merchandise, or services. To deliver to a creditor the value of a debt, in either money or goods, to his [...]

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Promoter

Concept of Promoter The following is an old definition of Promoter [1], a term which has several meanings:1. A person who, in a popular or penal action (see, in this resource, the term), prosecuted offenders in the name of the crown and of himself. He was a common informer; he promoted [...]

Categories: P and su1. Tags: PR.



Property Commercial

Resources See Also Further Reading Property Commercial in the Encyclopedia of Britain Property Commercial in the Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary Property Commercial in the Halsbury's Laws of England Property Commercial in the Stroud's Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases [...]

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Prostitution

This entry explores issues relating to prostitution policy and the commodification of sex, which, given recent Government reviews and consultations, is very much an issue exercising the public agenda at present. Typically, most discourse is driven by sociological perspectives. Complex social [...]

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Punch Magazine

In old France a charivari was, says the OED, a babel of clatter and noise raised in mockery. So in 1841 Mark Lemon and Henry Mayhew thought of adopting that name for their new weekly magazine. Then a supporter reminded them that a satirical journal did indeed need lemon - just like good [...]

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Puritanism

British Political and Social Thought: Contribution of Puritanism Introduction to Puritanism The militant Puritans who supported Cromwell, particularly the Levellers, took more extreme measures to defend the rights of Parliament and Englishmen during the constitutional crisis. Members of [...]

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Remedies for Breach of Contract

Most Popular Entries related to Remedies for Breach of Contract Damages (in the United Kingdom) Damages for Breach of Contract (in the United Kingdom) Damages in Tort (in the United Kingdom) Damages in Equity (in the United Kingdom) Damages in Contracts (in the United Kingdom) Damages in [...]

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Rental Landlord Forms

Most Popular Entries related to Rental Landlord Forms Responsibilities of Landlords (in the United Kingdom) Landlord Tenant Act (in the United Kingdom) Landlord and Tenant Law Book (in the United Kingdom) Rental Landlord Forms (in the United Kingdom) Commercial Landlord Tenant Law (in the [...]

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Reporters

British Case Law Reporters In addition to the Weekly Law Reports (see here more detailed information) and the All England Law Reports (see more here), there are a number of topical reporters available. The following series of topical reporters are currently maintained in the library. Several [...]

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Responsibility

Definition of Diminished Responsibility In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Diminished Responsibility : An abnormal state of mind that does not constitute *insanity but is a special defence to a charge of murder. The abnormality of mind (which need not be [...]

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Roman Law

Meaning of Roman Law The following is an old definition of Roman Law [1]: The common law of England has been largely influenced by the RonJan law, in several respects: 1. Through the ecclesiastical courts, their canon law being founded on the Roman law. 2. Through the court of chancery, all [...]

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Sea

Meaning of Sea The following is an old definition of Sea [1]: Includes all waters within the ebb and flow of the tide. A sea may mean a general disturbance of the surface of the water occasioned by a storm, breaking it up into the roll and lift of waves following or menacing each other; or, a [...]

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Statute

Definition of Statute In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Statute : (Act of Parliament, statute) A document that sets out legal rules and has (normally) been passed by both Houses of *Parliament in the form of a *Bill and agreed to by the Crown (See [...]

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Termination of Contract

Buyer's Right to Termination of Contract Note: see the Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980. Statutes Sale of Goods Act 1979 as amended in 1994 and 1995. Judicial Decisions Afovos Shipping Co. v. Pagnan [1983] 1 W.L.R. 195. Agricultores [...]

Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract Formation , Estate Planning, Finance Law, su1, and Uncategorized. Tags: Banking, Banking Law, Bankruptcy, Building, Construction, Contract Law, Contracts, Engineering, Featured, Finance, Financial Law, Insolvencies, Insolvency Law, Long Read, and Sale of Goods.



Ton

Meaning of Ton The following is an old definition of Ton [1]: In weight: sometimes two thousand pounds avoirdupois; sometimes two thousand two hundred pounds. In measurement: forty cubic feet. Tonnage. (1) A custom or impost paid to the king for merchandise carried out or brought in in ships, [...]

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Trade-mark

Meaning of Trade-mark The following is an old definition of Trade-mark [1]: A mark by which one's wares are known in trade. A word, mark, or device adopted by a manufacturer or vendor to distinguish his production from other productions of the same article. Every one is at liberty to affix to [...]

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Trust

Concept of Trust The following is an old definition of Trust [1], a term which has several meanings:1. Technically, an obligation arising out of a confidence reposed in a person, to whom the legal title to property is conveyed, that he will faithfully apply the property according to the wishes [...]

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Tudors

British Political and Social Thought: Division of Power Under the Tudors Introduction to Tudors In the 16th century the ruling Tudor monarchy increased the level of cooperation among royalty, local aristocrats, and wealthy merchants. Although the Tudors maintained their belief in the divine [...]

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Use Clause

Use Clause Defined & Explained Case Law A selected English Real Property Law Case in relation with use clause defined & explained may be: Roadside Group Ltd v Zara Commercial Ltd Year of the above case: 2010

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Wagering

Gaming, Wagering and Gambling From the Encyclopedia Britannica (1911): It is somewhat difficult exactly to define or adequately to distinguish these terms of allied meaning. The word game is applicable to most pastimes and many sports, irrespective of their lawful or unlawful character. [...]

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Walter Bagehot

Walter Bagehot (1826-1877), English publicist and economist, editor of the Economist newspaper from 1860 to his death, was born at Langport, Somerset, on the 3rd of February 1826, his father being a banker at that place. Bagehot was altogether a remarkable personality, his writings on [...]

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Wreck

Meaning of Wreck The following is an old definition of Wreck [1]: By the ancient common law, was where any ship was lost at sea, and the cargo or goods were thrown upon the land. Such goods as, after a shipwreck, are cast upon land by the sea, and left there, within some county. A ship [...]

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