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Trespass to Land

Trespass to Land: Definition, Scope, Remedies, Defences

Trespass to Land Trespass to Land is intentionally entering into land, remaining on land, placing or projecting any object upon land in possession of another, without lawful justification. Anyone in possession of land may maintain an action against any intruder who makes an unauthorised entry. The form of action that existed for this type of …

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power of recovery of possession of goods

Power of Recovery of Possession of Goods (Commercial Law)

Power of Recovery of Possession of Goods The hire purchase act 1965, CAP H4 LFN 2004 was passed to regulate hire purchase transaction and it possesses 21 sections. It has been described as the hirer’s act as it is revolutionary and highly protective of the hirer. Most of the injustices that has characterized the hire …

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Corruption in Nigeria

Corruption in Nigeria (Criminal Law)

Corruption in Nigeria Would love to read about Corruption in Nigeria – concept, trail, consequences, legal responses etc.? Continue reading. Around the globe, the negative perception of corruption in public places continue to grow. It’s struggle to retain its place as one of the major causes of poverty is felt. The menace it has created …

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Strict Liability

Strict Liability (Law of Tort)

Strict Liability Strict liability makes a person responsible for the loss or damages caused by his or her own acts and omission regardless of culpability which would normally be expressed through a Mens rea requirement. Strict liability is important in tort, corporation law and criminal law. Strict liability is the legal responsibility for damages or …

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