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Citizen 16+ : GCSE law and you

Citizen 16+ : GCSE law and you

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD610

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Brenda Mothersole
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1991
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

XIII, 293 pages : ILlustrations ; 26 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Citizen 16+ : GCSE law and you is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • Responsable Person: Brenda Mothersole.
  • Publication Date: 1991
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 1991
  • Last edition Date: 1991
  • General Notes: Previous edition: 1986.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD610
  • Dewey Code: 344.2
  • ISBN: 0333494903 9780333494905
  • OCLC: 21078988

Main Contents

Part 1 Society and the Law: Why do we have law?; defining the law; a classification and legal principles of the law of England and Wales; the making of law. Part 2 Coming of Age: age limits and liabilities. Part 3 Shopping – the law of buying and selling: consumer contracts and contractual capacity – invitation to treat; legal protection for the sale of goods and services; manufacturer's liability; unsolicited goods; misrepresentation; the law and the trader – exclusion clauses and unfair terms; false trading; consumer credit; a wise shopper's guide. Part 4 Going to work: a contract of employment; holiday entitlement; proper notice; termination of employment; discrimination at work; wage slips; Income Tax and National Insurance; apprenticeships and YTS; Minors' employment contracts; self-employment; accident at work; sickness entitlements; contributory negligence; health and safety at work; VIcarious liability; trade unions. Part 5 No Job: at the Citizens Advice Bureau; state benefits; ways of finding work; work experience and legal rights. Part 6 Somewhere to live: rented accommodation; accommodation agencies; shared accommodation; tenants and landlords; notice to quit; housing benefits; the rent book; repairs; multi-occupation; landlord's harassment of tenants; squatting, trespass and homelessness; buying a house or flat; the conveyance; surveyor's report; leasehold and freehold property; community charge; public and private nuisance. Part 7 Family law: marriage; divorce; children; death and succession. Part 8 Citizenship and civil liberties: domicile; nationality and immigration; non-nationals in Britain; the right to move in and out of the UK; the right to vote; freedom of expression; defamation; official secrets; interception of communciatons; data protection; censorship; police powers of stop, search, seizure, arrest and detention; public order and freedom of movement and association. Part 9 Crime and punishment: elements of a crime; criminal liability; specific crimes; road traffic offences; general defences; criminal punishments; VIctims of crime. Part 10 Ways of seeking a remedy: out-of-court solutions; going to court.

Summary Note

Designed for GCSE, this textbook looks at the law in connection with coming of age, shopping, going to work, accommodation, family, citizenship, civil liberties and crime and punishment. It also studies the ways of seeking a remedy either in court or out of court.

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