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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
eISBN: 
9780191848339
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198811169.003.0025
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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
25. Capacity and Parties

25. Capacity and Parties  

Christian Witting

in Street on Torts (14th edn)

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Feb 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191788956
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198700944.003.0025
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chapter
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9780198700944
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
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
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198807810.003.0021
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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 (6th edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191810558
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747659.003.0004
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9780198747659
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
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
eISBN: 
9780191864896
DOI: 
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
20. Capacity

20. Capacity  

Paul S Davies

in JC Smith's The Law of Contract

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191797842
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198733539.003.0020
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9780198733539
This chapter discusses the issue of capacity. Some persons lack the capacity to contract, most notably because they are too young or lack the mental capacity to contract. While there is a ... 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
eISBN: 
9780191851131
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198810605.003.0004
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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
5. Consent II: Capacity and Voluntariness

5. Consent II: Capacity and Voluntariness  

Emily Jackson

in Medical Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (4th edn)

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Jun 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191804137
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198743507.003.0005
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9780198743507
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
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
4. The constitution of the company

4. The constitution of the company  

Lee Roach

in Company Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (4th edn)

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Aug 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191819773
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198759133.003.0004
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ISBN: 
9780198759133
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 (3rd edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191883712
DOI: 
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
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
eISBN: 
9780191829499
DOI: 
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
6. Crimes of negligence

6. Crimes of negligence  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith and Hogan's Criminal Law (14th edn)

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May 2015
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Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191784446
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198702313.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198702313
Negligence refers to conduct that does not conform to what would be expected of a reasonable person. To prove negligence the prosecution is not required to show that the accused failed to ... 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 (2nd edn)

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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191868337
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780191868337.003.0003
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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
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

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Oct 2017
eISBN: 
9780191847295
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780191847295.003.0003
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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
eISBN: 
9780191862854
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198807094.003.0004
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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. Consent

3. Consent  

Jo Samanta and Ash Samanta

in Medical Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (2nd edn)

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Aug 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191819834
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198759195.003.0003
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9780198759195
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. 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
DOI: 
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
2. Prudential Regulation I: Capital and Liquidity Controls

2. Prudential Regulation I: Capital and Liquidity Controls  

Ross Cranston, Emilios Avgouleas, Kristin van Zweiten, Theodor van Sante, and Christoper Hare

in Principles of Banking Law (3rd edn)

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191784552
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199276080.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199276080
This chapter begins with a discussion of the reasons for bank regulation. Traditionally the focus of bank regulation has been the protection of individual institutions' stability from a ... More
Medical Law and Ethics

Medical Law and Ethics (7th edn)  

Jonathan Herring

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191851131
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198810605.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198810605
Medical Law and Ethics covers not only the core legal principles, key cases, and statutes that govern medical law, but also explores the key ethical debates and dilemmas that ... More

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