mercantile law


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mercantile law (commercial law)

n. that broad area of the law, statutes, cases and customs, which deals with trade, sales, buying, selling, transportation, contracts and all forms of business transactions. Much of the law of business transactions is covered by the Uniform Commercial Code which has been adopted almost universally in the United States. (See: commercial law, Uniform Commercial Code, seller, contract, corporation)

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preserved in his notes, Bradford appealed to mercantile law and custom
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With respect to Lex Mercatoria Berman stressed that "the integrity of the new system of mercantile law, that is, the structural coherence of its principles, concepts, rules, and procedures, derived primarily from the integrity and structural coherence of the mercantile community whose law it was" (15).
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There are eight subjects taken by the Bar examinees during the bar exams namely Political Law and Labor Law, Civil Law and Taxation, Mercantile Law and Criminal Law, Remedial Law and Legal Ethics and Practical Exercises.
The Bar exam which is given for four Sundays, covers Political Law and Labor Law for the first Sunday, Civil Law and Taxation for the second Sunday, Mercantile Law and Criminal Law for the third Sunday and, Remedial Law and Legal Ethics and Practical Exercises for the last Sunday.
The bar exams cover eight subjects - Political Law, Civil Law, Taxation, Labor Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law, Mercantile Law and Legal and Judicial Ethics.
Electives such as international human rights law, comparative Asean law, and Indonesian mercantile law, should be offered.
The Bar examination covers eight subjects-Political Law and Public International Law, Labor and Social Legislation, Civil Law, Taxation, Mercantile Law, Criminal Law, Remedial law and Legal Ethics and Practical Exercises.
The bar exams will be conducted four consecutive Sundays of October: October 5, 12, 19, and 26 and will cover eight subjects: Political and Public International Law, Labor and Social Legislation, Civil law, Taxation, Mercantile Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law, and Legal and Judicial Ethics.
He was seen by other watchers taking pictures of the questionnaires on civil law and mercantile law.