If a feed business operator1 is convicted of an offence under specified feed law2, the court may (or, depending on the circumstances, must) impose an appropriate prohibition3. If the court by, or before, which the operator is convicted thinks it proper to do so in all the circumstances of the case, it may, at its discretion, by order impose a prohibition on the operator participating in the management of any feed business4, or any feed business of a class or description specified in the order5. If, however, the court by or before which the operator is convicted is satisfied
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The principle of transferred maliceIf a person has a malicious intent towards X and, in carrying out that intent, injures Y, he is guilty of an offence. So, if D shoots at A with intent to kill him but kills B by mistake it is murder; the mistake as to the identity of the victim is irrelevant as D
This Practice Note explains certain common financial covenants used in commercial finance transactions including:•minimum net worth test•gearing ratio•leverage ratio (or debt to equity ratio)•current ratio (or acid test ratio)•cashflow ratio•interest cover ratio, and•loan to value ratioIt explains:
Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small amounts of money paid to public officials or others as a means of ensuring that they perform their duty, whether more promptly or at all. In some
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