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Quiz Incapacity

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A quiz about the doctrine of incapacity in English contract law.
 
QUIZ 30 QUESTIONS
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1

What is the point of the doctrine of incapacity?

2

What is the age of majority in England and Wales?

3

What sort of claim may you still be able to bring if a minor breaks a contract?

4

What is an exception to the idea that contracts with minors will not be binding?

5

What does s. 3 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 define a necessary as?

6

What was held to be a necessary in the case of Hands v Slaney (1800)?

7

Which case held that 11 fancy waistcoats were not a necessary for a student?

8

Which of these is not taken into account when determining whether something is a necessary?

9

What type of loan is enforceable against a minor?

10

Which case held that where a contract of employment is to the benefit of the minor then it is enforceable?

11

Why was the contract not enforced in De Francesco v Barnum (1890)?

12

What was the contract for in Chaplin v Leslie Frewin (Publishers) Ltd (1966)?

13

Which of these is not a type of contract voidable for a minor?

14

Do minors have an automatic right to restitution?

15

If I transfer property to someone and don't know they are a minor is the transfer binding?

16

Why was the minor in Leslie Ltd v Sheill (1914) not liable under the tort of deceit?

17

What did the minor do in the case of Burnard v Haggis (1863)?

18

Which section of the Minors Contracts Act 1987 requires the minor to transfer back property?

19

What does s. 2 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 say?

20

Which case held that for the contract to not be binding the other person must no that D was incapacitated?

21

Which case held that where you affirm a contract once you are again capable then it is binding on you?

22

What was wrong with D in Ayred v Hazelgrove (1984)?

23

What does s. 3 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 say?

24

What types of contracts are void with relation to corporations?

25

What does ss. 39-42 of the Companies Act 2006 do?

26

Does the ultra vires rule apply to public authorities?

27

Which act confers a power on public authorities to contract?

28

Which section of the Companies Act 2006 says that unless a companies articles specifically restrict the objects of the company, the objects are unrestricted?

29

Which act states a similar principle to s. 3 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979?

30

How much did the women in Ayred v Hazelgrove sell her £6, 000 paintings for?


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