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Sanctions are non-permanent restrictions or prohibitions imposed by governments that regulate how its people and companies engage with sanctions target countries or regimes. Sanctions are an essential foreign policy tool which can be made against countries, regimes, organisations, individuals and entities. There are different types of sanctions which may be imposed to prohibit specific types activity, such as the import or export of goods, movement of vessels or individuals to or from a sanctions target country, or which identify individuals, companies or vessels with whom it is prohibited to do business. Financial sanctions are measures designed to have an adverse
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Without prejudice to any other enactment by virtue of which any offence is triable either way1, the following offences are triable either way2: (1) offences at common law of public nuisance3; (2) an offence at common law of outraging public decency4; (3) administering an oath etc
Direct effect of EU lawWhat is direct effect of EU law?The doctrine of direct effect is a fundamental principle of EU law developed by the Court of Justice of the European Union in Van Gend en Loos. It is a mechanism through which individuals can enforce rights in Member States’ courts, based on EU
Joint, several, and joint and several liabilityContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise may be:•joint•several, or•joint and severalWhether an undertaking is joint, several, or joint and
Voluntary manslaughterVoluntary manslaughterVoluntary manslaughter consists of those killings which would be murder (because the accused has the relevant mental element for murder) but which are reduced to manslaughter because of one of the three special defences (loss of control, diminished
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