Essays Tagged: "customary law"

Chad

un by a republican government and it's legal system is based on French civil law system and Chadian customary law. The recent president is Idriss Deby and head of government is Prime Minister Joseph Y ... stitution on December 22, 1989. Chad's legal system is based on French civil law system and Chadian customary law, it has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction. The national holiday is held on the ...

(5 pages) 114 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Paternalism in the USA and Johhn Stuart Mills.

n countless essays, books, and magazine articles explaining his many ideals. Paternalism has become customary law today in most societies, but is still a topic of extreme debate by many interest group ...

(12 pages) 192 2 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The differences between common law and equity.

was the law administered by the royal courts and as such a more standardised set of rules based on customary law was gradually enforced throughout the whole of England and countries derived from Engl ...

(1 pages) 12329 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

PEST on Lesotho

resides in the government, led by the Prime Minister. There is a dual legal system with traditional Customary Law and General Law based on the Roman-Dutch system and a constitution that provides for a ... is a signatory to the Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women, under Customary Law women are treated as minors and a number of gender-discriminatory laws remain. The pol ...

(8 pages) 60 0 4.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Comparison of common law and equity law

Originally, common law was customary law, folk law, based on precedent. There was of course statutory law -- the king's law -- ...

(12 pages) 122 0 3.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Problems of a Red Passport: How Diplomatic Agents abuse immunity- Criminal Jurisdiction and why it is justified.

have the ability to freely exercise their diplomatic functions completely unhampered, international customary law grants a host of privileges and immunities. It is in the 1961 Vienna Convention on Dip ... 1 Vienna Convention was a codification of measures and principles that had been an accepted part of customary international law for centuries, and in theory, immunity is offered on a purely functional ...

(16 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The History of English Common Law in Hong Kong

66 is a very important year in the law history.Before the Norman Conquest, life was governed by the customary law. However, different places have different customary rules, each place has its own cour ... rce in Hong Kong, that is, the Common Law, rules of equity, ordinances, subordinate legislation and customary law shall be maintained, except for any that contravene this law, and the subject to any a ...

(3 pages) 37 1 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Equity Maxims

rce in Hong Kong, that is, the common law, rules of equity, ordinances, subordinate legislation and customary law shall be maintained, except for any that contravene this Law, and subject to any amend ...

(1 pages) 31 1 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Family Violence and Abuse in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities

stic violenceResultFalseDiscussionIn Indigenous culture, women and men shared a comparative status. Customary law condoned domestic abuse.“For thousands of years there were specifically designed ... nstream Australia as violence is a characteristic trait of Indigenous communities.FALSE: Aboriginal customary law does not condone domestic violence and abuse. It, in contrast, embraces the rights of ...

(9 pages) 28 0 1.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community