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Hire-Purchase Act Reform: Issues with motor vehicles

[easyazon_block add_to_cart=”yes” align=”left” asin=”1112044760″ cloaking=”default” layout=”left” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”thecorpro-20″]The Law Relating to the Hire-Purchase System : With An Appendix of Forms[/easyazon_block]In Nigeria, it is generally understood that the subject matter of hire-purchase transactions falls into two categories: goods

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Hire-Purchase Act Reform: Death of the hirer

[easyazon_block add_to_cart=”yes” align=”left” asin=”1112044760″ cloaking=”default” layout=”left” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”thecorpro-20″]The Law Relating to the Hire-Purchase System : With An Appendix of Forms[/easyazon_block]The repossession of hire-purchase goods by the owner has been discussed in a previous post [see here] where

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: Other considerations

In the last few weeks, we have discussed several issues relating to the Sale of Goods Act 1893 that should be reformed [see here, here, here, here and here]. In this concluding article relating to the reform of the sale

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Companies and Allied Matters Act: Who can be a company director?

The Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (CAMA) has elaborate provisions regarding the administration of companies in Nigeria. A key player in the management of companies is a director. Interestingly, the CAMA

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Hire-Purchase Act Reform: Assignment of hirer’s rights and interests

[easyazon_block add_to_cart=”yes” align=”left” asin=”1112044760″ cloaking=”default” layout=”left” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”thecorpro-20″]The Law Relating to the Hire-Purchase System : With An Appendix of Forms[/easyazon_block]A major lacuna in the Hire-Purchase Act, Cap H4, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (HPA) relates

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: What does “goods” mean?

Quite obviously, the scope of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 relates to goods. What is however not quite certain is what the term “goods” covers. It is imperative to establish what amounts to goods as that is important in

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Companies and Allied Matters Act: Making a case for a one-man board

The number of directors that a company should have is statutorily provided for in company law statutes. In the case of Nigeria, the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (CAMA) is explicit

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Hire-Purchase Act Reform: Rights and obligations of parties

[easyazon_block add_to_cart=”yes” align=”left” asin=”1112044760″ cloaking=”default” layout=”left” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”thecorpro-20″]The Law Relating to the Hire-Purchase System : With An Appendix of Forms[/easyazon_block]In reality, a typical hire-purchase agreement confers a bundle of rights and obligations on the parties to the

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: Rejection for delivery of wrong quantity

There is the need to revisit the circumstances under which a buyer may reject goods where a wrong quantity was delivered by the seller. It is conceded that the delivery of wrong quantity ordinarily amounts to a breach of the

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Companies and Allied Matters Act: Shadow directors revealed

The Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (CAMA) recognises a category of directors referred to and known as shadow directors. In fact, a specific section of the CAMA was devoted to defining

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Hire-Purchase Act and Its Monetary Limit on Goods Other than Motor Vehicles

In continuation of our discussion on the issues to consider in the efforts towards the reform of the Hire-Purchase Act, Cap H4, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (HPA) [see here], in this article we shall review the monetary

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: Reconciling the Provisions on the Examination and Acceptance of Goods

This article is another article in the series of articles highlighting possible reform issues in respect of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 presently in force in Nigeria. The two previous articles on the issue are available here and here.

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