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The Sale of Goods Act 1979 is the main body of law that offers protection to consumers when buying goods.
He will be punished if he is found to be guilty by a competent authority or body of law," he said.
If there is a body of law on war in Islamic sources, does it have any relevance?
There are three commonly accepted characteristics to the term 'legal jurisdiction' those being a defined territory; a distinct body of law and a structure of courts and legal institutions.
While the name GINA might sound like that of a coworker, it is actually an acronym for the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, a body of law that protects employees and candidates against discrimination in employment and harassment in the workplace.
For many Muslims it is enough that this body of law stems from the Quran and the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) - and that God and His Messenger know best how people should live.
Larson had the idea that (in his son Lex's words) "if yon can find common threads in the way courts in the various states were deciding various legal issues, time field of workers' compensation could be recast much more as a single, national body of law.
The body of law covers limited liability companies, partnerships and joint stock companies.
in Kingston, said: "Since the well known contract law decision in Harvey v Facey (1893), Jamaican case law has featured significantly in the development of our commonwealth body of law.
It calls for improved measures to stop fraudulent or scam letters from within the UK and abroad before they reach their victims and the consolidation of duties and powers that protect older people from abuse into a single body of law.
One need not spend much time reading the headlines of major newspapers to realize the significance of this body of law to a host of matters affecting our national security, particularly post-9/11.
Liability for guest attacks is a tortured body of law lacking hard science and mostly the product of result-oriented jurisprudence.