The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50
University of New Zealand. — Contracts and Torts
University of New Zealand.
Contracts and Torts.
(Only eight questions to be answered.)
|1.||A contracts with 13 to pay money to C. Can C, under any circumstances, acquire a right against A on such a contract? Can you compare the English rule on this point with that of any other country?|
|2.||What is a "common carrier"? What arc his principal obligations? and how far may they be modified by special contract?|
|3.||When are contracts of a corporation said to be ultra vires? In what circumstances may ultra vires contracts be enforceable?|
|4.||What is a wager? Give a synopsis of the law applicable to agreements of this character.|
|5.||Discuss the conditions under which one person may become liable for a tort committed by another.|
|6.||A (landlord) and B (tenant) enter into a lease of land for a term of years with a rent reserved. What is the measure of damages when (1) A refuses to give possession, (2) B deserts possession and refuses to pay rent?|
|7.||Give examples of "that redress of private injuries which is obtained by mere act of parties."|
|8.||What are the remedies sought by actions of debt, covenant, assumpsit, trespass, trespass on the case, and replevin?|
|9.||Interest reipublicœ ut sit finis litium. Show how this principle is applied in English law.|
|10.||What are the risks usually insured against in an ordinary policy of marine insurance? and what are its implied conditions?|