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July 2020

All posts published in July 2020

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A British dilemma; To codify or not codify…

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Introduction The UK constitution is the system of rules that shapes the political governance of the country. It is not contained in a single document, but its principles have emerged over centuries from statute, common law, conventions and the royal prerogativ... More »

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The penalty rule: outdated and in need of reform?

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Introduction Before the rule as espoused in Makdessi[1], a penalty clause was classically defined as a secondary obligation that arises (upon breach of a primary obligation) on the part of the party in breach to pay to the other party a sum of money which does... More »