Discussions about death are generally seen as taboo even though it is an inescapable reality of life. Some people hold on to the superstition that talking about death or the distribution of their estate will somehow accelerate their demise. Then, there are some parents or grandparents who felt that they would be kicked out of the house into an old folk care centre if they had a will drafted. This mindset has resulted in many intestacies, where one dies without a will.
A purchase order or simply known as ‘PO’ is a contractual document between a customer and a supplier. It is also sometimes referred to as a work order, invoice contract or work agreement. A PO is issued by a customer to request the supplier to provide them with either products or services, where payment is set to be made at a later date after receipt.
Desertion can be ‘the separation of one spouse from the other with the intention of bringing the state of marriage to an end without reasonable and proper cause and without the permission of the deserted spouse’
Mareva Injunctions (also known as freezing orders) are usually applied vide an ex-parte application (only the applicant is present). In ex-parte applications, it is an applicant’s duty to the Court to make the fullest possible disclosure of all material facts within the applicant’s knowledge.
Forgery and falsification of documents are methods used by a person to commit fraud. Section 17(d) of the Contract Act 1950 provides that fraud includes any other act to deceive the other party into entering into an agreement.
Reflective loss is the loss of individual shareholders that is inseparable from the general loss of the company. The general rule is that a shareholder must not bring a claim for a loss which is merely reflective of the company’s loss.
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