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1. The Company and its Incorporation

1. The Company and its Incorporation  

Sarah Worthington

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

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191829499
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198722052.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198722052
This chapter begins with an overview of company law and the role of directors and members. It then discusses: the sources of company law (UK Companies Acts, case law, European law, human ... More
2. Domestic Sources of Law: Parliamentary Material

2. Domestic Sources of Law: Parliamentary Material  

Alisdair A. Gillespie and Siobhan Weare

in The English Legal System (7th edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868979
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198830900.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198830900
This chapter examines the sources of domestic law. There are two sources of law (primary sources and secondary sources). Primary sources are considered to be those ‘authoritative’ sources ... More
2. Domestic Sources of Law: Parliamentary Material

2. Domestic Sources of Law: Parliamentary Material  

Alisdair Gillespie and Siobhan Weare

in The English Legal System (6th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827358
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785439.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198785439
This chapter examines the sources of domestic law. There are two sources of law (primary sources and secondary sources). Primary sources are considered to be those ‘authoritative’ sources ... More
2. How International Law is Made

2. How International Law is Made  

Vaughan Lowe

in International Law

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2007
Published Online: 
Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811388
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199268849.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199268849
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter explains how ... More
7. Limited companies—an introduction

7. Limited companies—an introduction  

J. Scott Slorach and Jason Ellis

in Business Law 2020-2021 (28th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Jul 2020
eISBN: 
9780191892721
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198858393.003.0007
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chapter
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9780198858393
This chapter considers the legal position of limited companies. Many businesses are run by limited companies. These range from international conglomerates to companies owned by one person ... More
7. Limited companies—an introduction

7. Limited companies—an introduction  

J. Scott Slorach and Jason Ellis

in Business Law 2019-2020 (27th edn)

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780191879678
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198838579.003.0007
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chapter
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9780198838579
This chapter considers the legal position of limited companies. Many businesses are run by limited companies. These range from international conglomerates to companies owned by one person ... More
7. Limited companies—an introduction

7. Limited companies—an introduction  

J. Scott Slorach and Jason Ellis

in Business Law 2018-2019 (26th edn)

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Jun 2018
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Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191861963
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198823230.003.0007
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9780198823230
This chapter considers the legal position of limited companies. Many businesses are run by limited companies. These range from international conglomerates to companies owned by one person ... More
3. Domestic sources of law

3. Domestic sources of law  

Lee Roach

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

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191811036
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748380.003.0003
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ISBN: 
9780198748380
This chapter examines the various domestic sources of law in the UK, namely legislation, case law, and custom. Legislation comes in three forms: Acts of Parliament, subordinate legislation, ... More
3. Sources of Law, Statutory Interpretation, and the Legislative Process

3. Sources of Law, Statutory Interpretation, and the Legislative Process  

James Marson and Katy Ferris

in Business Law (5th edn)

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May 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191821547
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198766285.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198766285
This chapter discusses the administration of the legal system and introduces its essential elements. It begins by identifying the various sources of law in England and Wales and continues ... More
3. Creating, Finding, and Applying the Law

3. Creating, Finding, and Applying the Law  

James Marson and Katy Ferris

in Business Law (6th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191884382
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198849957.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198849957
This chapter discusses the administration of the legal system and introduces its essential elements. It begins by identifying the various sources of law in England and Wales and continues ... More
8. Research

8. Research  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

in Legal Systems & Skills: Learn, Develop, Apply (4th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191892950
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198834328.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198834328
This chapter first explains the purpose of legal research. It then discusses approaches and strategies for carrying out legal research in both academia and practice, which include planning, ... More
2. Sources of international law

2. Sources of international law  

Anders Henriksen

in International Law

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191814624
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198753018.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198753018
This chapter provides an overview of the legal sources in international law. Sources of law determine the rules of legal society and, like national legal societies, the international legal ... More
3. Domestic Sources of Law: Case Law

3. Domestic Sources of Law: Case Law  

Alisdair A. Gillespie and Siobhan Weare

in The English Legal System (7th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2019
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868979
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198830900.003.0003
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198830900
This chapter continues the discussion of sources of domestic law, focusing on material produced by the courts through cases. It covers the reporting of cases, the hierarchy of courts, legal ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law (12th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191830792
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198788713.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198788713
This introductory chapter examines the functions of criminal law and discusses the sources of criminal law. These include common law and statutes, EU and international law, and the Human ... More
3. Domestic Sources of Law: Case Law

3. Domestic Sources of Law: Case Law  

Alisdair Gillespie and Siobhan Weare

in The English Legal System (6th edn)

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Jul 2017
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191827358
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198785439.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198785439
This chapter continues the discussion of sources of domestic law, focusing on material produced by the courts through cases. It covers the reporting of cases, the hierarchy of courts, legal ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

David Ormerod and Karl Laird

in Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Text, Cases, & Materials on Criminal Law (13th edn)

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Jul 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191876585
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198831945.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198831945
This introductory chapter examines the functions of criminal law and discusses the sources of criminal law. These include common law and statutes, international law, and the Human Rights ... More
1. General themes and issues

1. General themes and issues  

Janet O’Sullivan

in O'Sullivan & Hilliard's The Law of Contract (8th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191845918
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198807827.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198807827
Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This chapter offers an ... More
1. General themes and issues

1. General themes and issues  

Janet O’Sullivan

in O’Sullivan & Hilliard’s The Law of Contract (9th edn)

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Apr 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191887734
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198853176.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198853176
Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This chapter offers an ... More
1. The sources of international criminal law

1. The sources of international criminal law  

Douglas Guilfoyle

in International Criminal Law

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191795848
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198728962.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198728962
This chapter provides a brief introduction to the two main sources of public international law, treaty law and customary international law. It provides a basic overview of the law of ... More
2. English legal system—an overview

2. English legal system—an overview  

Steve Wilson, Helen Rutherford, Tony Storey, and Natalie Wortley

in English Legal System (3rd edn)

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Apr 2018
Published Online: 
Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191845925
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198808152.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198808152
This chapter provides an overview of the English legal system, introducing fundamental legal concepts, such as the nature of law and parliamentary sovereignty, and the differences between ... More

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