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A CRITICAL APPRISAL OF LEGITIMACY AND LEGITIMATION UNDER NIGERIAN FAMILY LAW

ABSTRACTThis long essay is concerned with the concept of legitimacy, which is an important concept, as it determines the status of a child in relation to the society, while a legitimate child is conferred with the rights and duties of a legitimate child, which includes right to maintenance, succession among other rights, an illegitimate child is denied of these right by virtue of the fact of his illegitimate birth and he remain so, until and unless he is legitimated either by the subsequent m...

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Lily Sunny 93 PAGES (20753 WORDS) Law Essay/Paper 3,053 Views
THE IMPORTANCE OF MENS REA IN ESTABLISHING CRIMINAL LIABILITY VIS-A-VIS THE RATIONALE FOR STRICT LIABILITY OFFENCES

ABSTRACT “Mens Rea”, the mental element of an offence can be in the form of intention, recklessness, knowledge and in some instances, negligence or any other state of mind prescribed by the law creating an offence. Developed and integrated into the English criminal law around the twelfth century to the thirteenth century when it was fully integrated into the English criminal law, it has alongside actus reus (physical element), concurrence and causation become an integral part of the ...

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FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: A CHILD RIGHT OR CULTURAL IMPERIALISM

ABSTRACTFemale genital mutilation (FGM) or female circumcision (FC) is to some people in the society, a barbaric practice while to others it is a custom and a respectable cultural practice. There have been several municipal and international laws enacted over the years in furtherance of the quest to abolish the practice of FGM as it is asserted to be harmful to the health of the girl child. However, there are similar practices in the Western World that are not regarded as barbaric or harmful ...

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Criminal liability for certain copyright infringement

    INTRODUCTIONCopyright is a major platform or format by which works eligible for copyright are protected against unauthorized use. The necessities of extending to the creator of the works in which copyright subsist a suitable reward for his labors has long been recognized and cannot seriously be questioned . Copyright law performs a number of important functions. It facilitates public access to knowledge and a wide range use of creative works of authorship and, in so doing, it he...

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ABORTION AND THE LEGALITY QUESTIONS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NIGERIAN AND AUSTRALIAN LAWS

ABSTRACTThe pandemic of unsafe abortion in Nigeria caused partly by the restrictive nature of the law which prohibits induced abortion except to save a pregnant woman’s life and which has led to a denial of abortion in public hospitals or within the ambit of the law thereby compelling most women who are determined to terminate their unwanted pregnancies to resort to clandestinely unsafe abortion in the hands unskilled health care providers and more often than not in unsanitary conditions. T...

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COMPLETE AND COMPREHENSIVE COMPANY LAW NOTE

THIS CONTAINS A  COMPREHENSIVE AND COMPLETE COMPANY LAW NOTE, SUITABLE FOR LAW TEACHERS, LEGAL PRACTITIONERS, STUDENTS (BOTH AT UNDERGRADUATE AND LAW SCHOOL) AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC. COURSE OUTLINE CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION (CAC) FORMATION OF A COMPANY•  Taking instructions from the client.•  Preparation of the incorporation documents.•  Filing and Registration at the CAC.• Effect of Incorporation. ALIEN PARTICIPATION IN BUSINESS• Righ...

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THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR DOUBLE TAXATION IN NIGERIA

GENERAL INTRODUCTION1.0.0: INTRODUCTIONTaxation is a significant consideration for foreign investors that seek to do business in Nigeria, in addition to other factors such as security, rule of law, access to appropriate infrastructure (e.g. electric power), etc. Strategically leveraging Nigeria’s status as the 26th largest economy in the world, and the biggest in Africa , through beneficial economic partnerships in the form of tax treaties within Africa and on a global level may help to in...

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A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE INTESTATE RULES OF SUCCESSION AND THE TESTATE RULES OF SUCCESSION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTDeath is an inevitable end of everyone. All societies even the crudest, have a form in which individual’s property will be dealt with after they die. Wills are generally unknown and partially alien to indigenous Nigerian culture. In some instances however, some terms of testamentary disposition of property are made to safeguard and avoid the various problems that may likely arise after the death of a family head. Succession, a concept of family set up is centered on a person dying a...

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ROLES OF LEGISLATURE IN IMPEACHMENT PROCEDINGS UNDER 1999 CONSTITUTION

ABSTRACTThe aim of this study is to explore the roles of Legislature in impeachment proceeding under the 1999 constitution. The principal function of the Legislative arm of government is to legislate and make law for good governance in accordance with the provisions of the constitution. The Legislative power is vested in the National Assembly which consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives while the Legislative power of a stateis vested in the State...

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THE EFFECT OF PERSONAL INCOME TAX AND PAY-AS-YOU-EARN SCHEME ON NIGERIAN WORKERS

The law regulating Personal Income Tax in Nigeria is the Personal Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2011. The Personal Income Tax Act Subsidiary Legislation further provides for the regulations to be used in the operation of the Pay As You Earn scheme. Personal Income Tax in Nigeria is a long standing concept which is and would still be operational for a very long time. The Pay As You Ea...

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RIGHT OF EXPRESSION UNDER THE NIGERIAN CONSTITUTION. ISSUES AND CHALLENGES

ABSTRACTThe entrenchment of Right of Expression as a fundamental human right in Nigeria could be traced to the 1960 Independence Constitution and those that followed it. The Independence Constitution of 1960 and the Republican Constitution of 1963 have provisions for the protection of fundamental human rights. The 1979 and the 1999 constitutions went further by providing a bill of right. This entrenchment of human right provisions in our constitutions was aimed at creating a society which pro...

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THE PURPOSE AND USE OF MANAGEMENT CONSULTNCY FIRM IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ONITSHA SOUTH (L.G.A) IN ANAMBRA STATE)

ABSTRACTThis research focuses attention on The Purpose And Use Of Management Consultancy Firm with special attention on Onitsha South Local Government AreaThis work is carried out in partial fulfillment of the course requirement for the award of higher national diploma of the institute of management and technology.Critical assessment was made on how industrialists in Onitsha South have been using the services of the management consultancy forms and how aware they of their service.Through this...

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Law making process in Nigeria: Maximal critique

ABSTRACT The concepts of democracy and governance have come to occupy a more “prominent position in the discourse of national and international development”. They have become key notions in which “citizens can have a more active role” which should enhance their positive view of the “increase legitimacy of the state”. As a matter of fact, both concepts ar...

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An appraisal of the legislative provisions and executive policies on tax incentive as veritable tool for economic development in nigeria

ABSTRACT Tax incentives are deliberate reduction in tax liability granted to investors to encourage particular economic units to act in some deliberate way (eg invest more, produce more, employ more, exploit more, save more, conserve less, pollute less and so on). They include adjustments to tax policy aimed at lessening the effects of taxation on an industry, a gro...

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Respondent's Brief of argument

Its all about how to draft a respondent brief of argument.

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