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Question: In this assignment, I will analyse the two cases and discuss remoteness of damage and how damages can be recoverable in tort and contract law and the legal principles of these two cases. The overlapping area of contract law and tort law is also done in this piece of work.
1) Corr v IBC Vehicles 2008 AC 884
2) Transfield Shipping Inc. v. Mercator Shipping Inc. (The Achilleas) 2009 1 AC 61

Answer: 1) Corr v IBC Vehicles 2008 AC 884 This case deals with remoteness of damage. The issue in this case is whether...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Tort Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2174
  • Date submitted: November 16, 2010
  • Date written: February, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4385

Question: Discuss scope and objectives of tort as compared with contract in the context of duties fixed by law and people to whom the duties are owed.

Answer: Many duties in tort and are not fixed by the parties but arise by virtue of the law alone. The law imposes...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Contract Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2179
  • Date submitted: December 10, 2010
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4384

Question: Skills analysing assignment

Facts
The Defendant sexual assaulted the claimant on 22nd February 1988. The defendant was convicted of attempted rape and was sentenced to life imprisonment. The defendant had six previous convictions for rape, attempted rape and indecent assault. The defendant was not worth suing for damages at this time.

He was released on licence on 10th May 2004. The defendant won a lottery of £7 million. As a result of his publicity the claimant came to know about his release. The Claimant sued the defendant for assault and battery resulting in psychiatric injury. Her claim was rejected because her claim was brought after the limitation period of six years imposed by the Limitation Act 1980.

Issues
(1) Whether the case of Stubbings v Webb was wrongly decided and whether the court should depart from the Practice Statement (HL: Judicial Precedent) [1966] 1 W.L.R. 1234

(2) Whether the definition of "significant" injury in the Limitation Act 1980 s.14(2) allowed the courts to take into account the personal characteristics, existing or pre-existing consequences of the injury suffered into account.

Answer: Decision The appeal was allowed on the basis that Stubbings v Webb was wrongly decided. Reasoning on each issue Stubbings v Webb...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Criminal Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1345
  • Date submitted: December 10, 2010
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4383

Question: “The UK & Irish courts experience difficulty in determining true range of the Commercial Agents Directive. There is an argument that this is caused, partly, by being deficient in the provision of a defined meaning of the word “negotiate”. Additionally, the failure to define the phrase “commercial agency by way of secondary activity” united with the fact that that expression has no, established, commercial customary use in the UK, results in difficulty within that Member State, in interpreting complex Implementing Legislation”. – An analysis

Answer: The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993, has always been a headache to courts in the UK and Ireland. There is a...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: European Union Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1770
  • Date submitted: November 03, 2012
  • Date written: March, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4324

Question: Case study
In our present case Kompact Skooter Ltd (KS) is the designer and manufacturer of rechargeable electric scooters and is targeting adults. KS’s scooters captured 25% market share of the compact scooter market in UK, very quickly. With this success KS made negotiations with a company named FR in France and SP in Spain to buy and resell their scooters in their countries. The terms of negotiation were as below.

1. KS agrees not to sell scooters or appoint any other business in Spain and France for selling scooters.

2. A minimum amount of 20,000 Euros is to be spent yearly by these companies for promoting KS’s scooters but only within Spain or France.

3. The selling price of scooters will be notified to FR and SP and they must sell scooters only at those prices previously notified by KS.

4. Neither FR nor SP will sell scooters outside France and Spain respectively.

5. FR and SP will not sell scooters of other manufacturers.

6. After-sale service is provided by FR and SP and they shall buy all spare parts from KS.

The issue is, whether any of these provisions is in violation of Article 101 of TFEU and the extent to which European Commission Notice of Guidelines on Vertical Restraints, are applicable in this case.

Answer: To show breaches of Article 101, it is required to satisfy all three elements of this Article. Agreement between undertakings: There must...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: European Union Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2197
  • Date submitted: November 03, 2012
  • Date written: November, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4323

Question: SECTION A: QUESTION 3
'A governmental body and a citizen or corporation should be governed by a single general principle of law.' Discuss.

Answer: The precise demarcation between the public and private sector has for a long time been avoided in British History. Dicey’s postulate that...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Public Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1078
  • Date submitted: May 03, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4719

Question: The Human Rights Act 1998. An assessment.

Answer: The Human Rights Act 1998 became enforceable on the 2nd October 2000. At that point it was expected that it had the...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Human Rights Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2523
  • Date submitted: May 03, 2013
  • Date written: July, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4718

Question: SECTION B: QUESTION 5
The right to vote.

Answer: “Universal Suffrage has become the basic principle” in the pursuit of democracy, a participatory democracy.. However, Richard S Katz correctly observes that...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: The European Union
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1308
  • Date submitted: May 03, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4720

Question: The development of the law concerning investments and the duties of trustees.

Answer: Trusts are meant for very determined reasons, first of all to preserve property or in cases of charitable trusts, to promote charitable...


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  • Subject: law
  • Course: Equity and Trust Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1545
  • Date submitted: May 03, 2013
  • Date written: March, 2010
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4722

Question: SECTION C : QUESTION 9

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE). An assessment.

Answer: The main function of the Police is law enforcement and the preclusion of crime. In order to do so, the Police require...


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  • Subject: Law
  • Course: Criminal Law
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1136
  • Date submitted: May 03, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4721

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