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Parental Responsibility

The Children Act 1989 defines Parental Responsibility as all the rights, duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which, by law, a parent of a child has in relation to the child and his property.

This includes for example:-

  • Providing a home for the child
  • Seeing and living with the child
  • Protecting and maintaining the child
  • Discipline the child and choosing their education
  • Agreeing to medical treatment
  • Appointing a guardian

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Errington v Errington & Jones – binding agreement?

Could your conduct mean that you have entered into a binding contract even if no written document exists?

In the case of Errington v Errington & Jones [1952] in accordance with an agreement entered into between a father and his son and daughter-in-law, payments made towards a mortgage were considered by the court to be sufficient – a binding agreement had been entered!

In this short video we take a look at what happened in the case of Errington v Errington & Jones [1952]. 

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Have you created a contract with the world?

When placing an advert – be careful not to contract with the world!

The defendant in the case of Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball [1892] argued it was not possible to contract with the world but the court of appeal simply didn’t agree!

In this short video we take a look at what happened in the case of Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball [1892].

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Contract law for beginners – Formation of contract – Consideration (Part 4 b of 7)

This is part 4 b of a beginners guide to the Law of Contract.

Watch this video to understand the Doctrine of Consideration.

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Contract law for beginners – Formation of contract – Consideration (Part 4 a of 7)

This is part 4 a of a beginners guide to the Law of Contract.

 

Watch this video to understand the Doctrine of Consideration.

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2015 Bill of Costs Guidance Part 1 Taking a look at Senior Costs Judge Decision in BP v Cardiff & Vale University Local Health Board

This is part 1 of a 3 part series looking at the 2015 guidance provided by Master Gordon-Saker.

 

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Contract law for beginners – Formation of contract – Acceptance – (Part 3 of 7)

This is part 3 of a short beginners guide to the Law of Contract.

 

Watch this video to understand how to make valid contractual offers.





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Contract law for beginners – Formation of contracts – Offers – (Part 2 of 7)

This is part 2 of a short beginners guide to the Law of Contract.

 

Watch this video to understand how to make valid contractual offers.

 

 





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Contract law for beginners – Formation of contracts – Overview – (Part 1 of 7)

This is part 1 of a short beginners guide to the Law of Contract.

 

Watch this video for an overview of how contracts are formed.





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