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25. Capacity and parties

25. Capacity and parties  

Christian Witting

in Street on Torts (15th edn)

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191848339
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198811169.003.0025
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chapter
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9780198811169
This chapter examines the issues of capacity and parties in tort law. It explains that capacity refers to the status of legal persons and their ability to sue or be sued in tort and that a ... More
5. Incapacity I: Adults

5. Incapacity I: Adults  

Emily Jackson

in Medical Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (5th edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191864896
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10.1093/he/9780198825845.003.0005
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9780198825845
All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing students with a stand-alone resource. This ... More
4. Consent to Treatment

4. Consent to Treatment  

Jonathan Herring

in Medical Law and Ethics (7th edn)

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Mar 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191851131
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10.1093/he/9780198810605.003.0004
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chapter
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9780198810605
This chapter examines the legal and ethical aspects of treating a patient without consent. It considers the meaning of ‘consent’ and the position of patients who lack the capacity to ... More
21. Capacity

21. Capacity  

Paul S. Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191863448
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10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0021
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chapter
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9780198807810
This chapter discusses the issue of capacity. The general rule is that contracts are valid but unenforceable on minors (persons under 18 years of age). However, they are enforceable against ... More
4. Consent to Treatment

4. Consent to Treatment  

Jonathan Herring

in Medical Law and Ethics (8th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191882005
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10.1093/he/9780198846956.003.0004
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chapter
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9780198846956
This chapter examines the legal and ethical aspects of treating a patient without consent. It considers the meaning of ‘consent’ and the position of patients who lack the capacity to ... More
3. The constitution of the company

3. The constitution of the company  

Lee Roach

in Company Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (5th edn)

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Aug 2018
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Oct 2018
eISBN: 
9780191853050
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198815143.003.0003
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9780198815143
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
3. Corporate Activity and Legal Liability

3. Corporate Activity and Legal Liability  

Sarah Worthington

in Sealy & Worthington's Text, Cases, and Materials in Company Law (11th edn)

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Jul 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191829499
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10.1093/he/9780198722052.003.0003
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9780198722052
This chapter discusses how the company acts as a legal person. It covers: contractual liability; corporate capacity; agency and authority in corporate contracting; contracts and the ... More
Bratty v Attorney-General for Northern Ireland [1963] AC 386, House of Lords

Bratty v Attorney-General for Northern Ireland [1963] AC 386, House of Lords  

Jonathan Herring

in Essential Cases: Criminal Law (3rd edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191883712
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10.1093/he/9780191883712.003.0035
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9780191883712
Essential Cases: Criminal Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Bratty v ... More
4. Crimes of negligence

4. Crimes of negligence  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Criminal Law (15th edn)

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191862854
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10.1093/he/9780198807094.003.0004
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chapter
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9780198807094
Negligence refers to conduct that does not conform to what would be expected of a reasonable person. Along with intention and recklessness, negligence involves a failure to comply with an ... More
3. The constitution of the company

3. The constitution of the company  

Lee Roach

in Company Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (6th edn)

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Aug 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191893490
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10.1093/he/9780198855019.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198855019
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
Bratty v Attorney-General for Northern Ireland [1963] AC 386, House of Lords

Bratty v Attorney-General for Northern Ireland [1963] AC 386, House of Lords  

Jonathan Herring

in Essential Cases: Criminal Law (4th edn)

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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191897665
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10.1093/he/9780191897665.003.0037
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9780191897665
Essential Cases: Criminal Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Bratty v ... More
3. Consent

3. Consent  

Jo Samanta and Ash Samanta

in Medical Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (3rd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Oct 2018
eISBN: 
9780191853111
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10.1093/he/9780198815204.003.0003
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9780198815204
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
6. Criminal capacity, mens rea, and fault

6. Criminal capacity, mens rea, and fault  

Jeremy Horder

in Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law (9th edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191864889
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10.1093/he/9780198777663.003.0006
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9780198777663
This chapter deals first with another fundamental requirement of a crime: criminal capacity. It is a precondition of criminal liability that the defendant is a person with sufficient ... More
Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law

Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law (9th edn)  

Jeremy Horder

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191864889
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198777663.001.0001
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9780198777663
Principles of Criminal Law takes a distinctly different approach to the study of criminal law, whilst still covering all of the vital topics found on criminal law courses. ... More
5. Deprivation of Liberty under the Mental Capacity Act 2005

5. Deprivation of Liberty under the Mental Capacity Act 2005  

Peter Bartlett and Ralph Sandland

in Mental Health Law: Policy and Practice (4th edn)

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Oct 2013
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Jun 2014
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9780191784071
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199661503.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199661503
This chapter discusses amendments to the Mental Capacity Act (MCA 2005), introduced in the Mental Health Act 2007, which are generally known as the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS). ... More
4. The creation of the agency relationship

4. The creation of the agency relationship  

Eric Baskind, Greg Osborne, and Lee Roach

in Commercial Law (3rd edn)

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Apr 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191864995
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10.1093/he/9780198825975.003.0004
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9780198825975
This chapter considers the various methods by which a relationship of agency can be created, namely, by agreement, by ratification, by operation of law (including agency by necessity), and ... More
5. Abortion and prenatal harm

5. Abortion and prenatal harm  

Jo Samanta and Ash Samanta

in Medical Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (3rd edn)

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Aug 2018
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Oct 2018
eISBN: 
9780191853111
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198815204.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198815204
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
7. The Right to an Effective Remedy

7. The Right to an Effective Remedy  

Bernadette Rainey, Elizabeth Wicks, and Andclare Ovey

in Jacobs, White, and Ovey: The European Convention on Human Rights (7th edn)

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Sep 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191821639
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10.1093/he/9780198767749.003.0007
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9780198767749
This chapter examines the issue of remedy under the provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), addresses the question concerning the existence of an arguable complaint ... More
5. An introduction to the law of contract

5. An introduction to the law of contract  

Lee Roach

in Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191811036
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10.1093/he/9780198748380.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198748380
This chapter provides an introduction to the law of contract. It discusses several preliminary pre-contractual issues and explains that though most contracts do not require formalities, a ... More
4. Making a Will: Capacity and Intention

4. Making a Will: Capacity and Intention  

Brian Sloan

in Borkowski's Law of Succession (3rd edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191817854
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198757924.003.0004
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chapter
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9780198757924
This chapter discusses the capacity and intention required to make a valid will. To have capacity means that a person is legally competent to make a will. To be competent, the testator must ... More

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