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Inioluwa Olaposi is a Law student at Obafemi Awolowo Universities, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Before LawHub NG, he started publishing law-related posts on his former multi-niche website.

Chapter 3 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act

Application of Criminal Law – Chapter 3 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act Chapter 3 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act contains section 11 to 16. Section 10A of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act 10A. (1) In this Chapter- “Federal law” means any Act enacted by National Assembly having effect with respect to theFederation and …

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Parties to Offences: Chapter 2 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act

Chapter 2 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act Chapter 2 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act contains sections 7,8,9,10. Section 7 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act When an offence is committed, each of the following persons is deemed to have taken part incommitting the offence and to be guilty of the offence, and may …

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Interpretation: Chapter 1 Of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act

Chapter 1 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act This chapter contains sections 1 to 6 Section 1 of the Nigerian Criminal Code Act In this code, unless the context otherwise requires- “brothel” means any premises or room or set of rooms in any premises kept for purposes ofprostitution; “Christian marriage” means a marriage which is …

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Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999

Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 The Constitution of Nigeria, 1999, ushered in democratic rule to the Country after a time of military regime. It started the first republic with President Olusegun Obasanjo as the executive president of the state. Read and Download PDF. Source: publicofficialsfinancialdisclosure (worldbank) Read online: Preamble Arrangement of sections …

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capacity to contract

Capacity to Contract

Capacity to Contract Capacity to contract, simply put and given a stringent elucidation, is the competence or ability that a person has to enter into a contract. It looks beyond the purpose of the contact. Capacity to contract is the legal competence or legal ability of a person to validly enter into a contract under …

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terms of contract

Terms (or Content) of Contract

TERMS OF CONTRACT After the preliminaries of Negotiations, which culminated into offer and acceptance with the requisite intention to create legal relations, the next important thing is the main body of the contract. The terms are items that are well articulated and agreed upon by the parties. Whether a contract is orally or partly in …

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Contract: Intention to Create Legal Relations

Intention to Create Legal Relations Arguably, this is also one of the elements of contract. The parties must have intended to enter into a legally binding arrangement before such contract can be enforceable, otherwise, the court will lack the jurisdiction to entertain such matter. Professor Williston argued that animus contrahandi which is another name for …

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Promissory estoppel in contract

Promissory Estoppel in Contract (conditions for application)

Promissory Estoppel in Contract This doctrine is to the effect that when a party by his word or conduct makes a promise to another party with the intent to be acted upon by that other party, and in fact, acted upon, the promisor will not be allowed to go back on his word. It is …

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Variation of Contractual Rights in Contract

Variation of Contractual Rights As a general rule, where a party under a contract performs or promise to perform less than his obligation in full discharge of the contract with the consent of the promisor (the other party), this does not discharge the promisee from the contract and the promisor can come back to demand …

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