War has just been declared between Canada and the U.S.A. Ellen Lewis, a Canadian resident with
American citizenship, has been carrying on her cosmetics manufacturing and direct sales business only
in Canada for about 10 years. She has a
An employer is liable to third parties where
A. the employer is found vicariously liable for the actions of his employee.
B. the employee is found vicariously liable for actions of the employee.
C. the third party is harmed by the negli
Busy Corp. sent a letter on January 12th to Slow Co. offering to sell its main office building for $250,000,
stating that its offer was open only until January 20th, and it must have a response from Slow Co. by then.
Slow Co. received t
Where a mortgagor obtains a "second mortgage", the mortgagor has mortgaged
A. the legal title.
B. the hypothecation.
C. the equity of redemption.
D. the first mortgage.
E. the right to avoid default.
Where a first mortgagee completes
A lease creates _, between lessee and lessor.
A. privity of estate
B. privity of contract
C. privity of reversion
D. All of these relationships.
E. privity of estate and privity of contract
The interest transferred in a lease is
PlastiCo. contracted to buy 45,000 litres of a chemical from Natural Chemicals Ltd. The chemical still
had to be refined at the time the contract was made. Once it was refined, Natural had it pumped into
2,200-litre barrels, and loaded
A real estate agent is an agent for
A. the vendor at all times.
B. the purchaser at all times.
C. the vendor in listing, the purchaser in offering, and the vendor in counter-offering.
D. both parties at all times, in an agency of utmost
Which of the following are not negotiable instruments?
B. Certified cheques.
C. A cheque made payable to "Mickey Mouse."
D. A promissory note.
E. A bill of sale.
The most superior position in which parties to a negotiable
Melissa applied for a patent in May, 1992 and it was granted in May, 1994. The patent will expire in
A. May, 2007.
B. May, 2010.
C. May, 2012.
D. May, 2015.
E. 50 years after her death.
Bell Canada created an extremely attractive, to
An owner is required to maintain a _ on a project for the benefit of
A. trust fund; suppliers of goods and services
B. hold-back; subcontractors
C. surplus; subcontractors
D. hold-back; suppliers of goods and services
E. right of act
Deceptive labelling is prohibited under
A. the Food and Drugs Act.
B. the Sale of Goods Act.
C. various penal statutes in the provinces.
D. all of the responses are correct.
The Hazardous Products Act
A. prohibits the manufacture of
The assets of a bankrupt are administered by the _, whose actions are reviewed by the
A. superintendent in bankruptcy, inspectors
B. trustee, creditors
C. liquidator, trustee
D. trustee, inspectors
E. superintendent in bankruptcy, cr
As the result of a complaint by the Society of Canadian Slide Fastener Manufacturers, it was determined
by the Deputy Minister of National Revenue for Customs and Excise that Toshima Kogyo K.K., Tokyo
had exported zippers to Canada that
The contract of insurance is
A. not subject to the general laws of contract and the Common Law.
B. substantially the same as a wagering agreement.
C. treated as a contract of utmost good faith.
D. None of the responses are correct.
The enforcement of the Competition Act
A. is subject to proof on the balance of probabilities.
B. requires investigation of any allegation of violation made by any private individual.
C.permits entry by the Commissioner of Competition o
Under environmental legislation, enforcement officers
A. are not authorized to examine and seize business records.
B. are not authorized to order a suspected offender to cease operations.
C. are responsible for monitoring compliance wit
To exit to the street, a third-floor condominium owner is most likely to have
A. a right of way of necessity.
B. an express easement.
C. a dominant tenement.
D. a prescriptive right of easement.
The _ rests in the selected person on
Perishable goods were carried by a common carrier. The goods arrived in an unsaleable condition
because a bridge washed out by flooding during transport. The occurrence was in no way foreseeable or
avoidable by the bailer. The bailee wi
Maxine, an accountant annoyed with her employer for telling her that her work was substandard, created
a computer virus that would erase key accounting data if Maxine's name was removed from the payroll.
This is a crime under the Crimin
If you were a judge in a court system in Canada, which of the following would not be a role that you
might be called upon to perform?
A. Deciding whether or not federal legislation interfered with provincial legislative jurisdiction.
A husband and wife, Michelle and William, contacted an insurance agent for coverage for the wife's
business, financed by the husband. The agent negligently arranged for insurance in William's name
only. When Michelle suffered a loss she
While driving, Charles "rear-ended" Francine's car at a stop sign.
A. Charles can be charged by the police with an offence under the road traffic laws.
B. Francine can sue Charles in tort for the damage done to her car.
C. Francine can
Jacqui and Penny decided to go into partnership in a small baseball equipment manufacturing firm.
Jacqui raised $250,000 start-up funds, in large part on the basis of documents which she forged. These
documents purported to show that th
The Queen's Wardrobe, a dressmaking boutique, agrees to make Rhonda's wedding dress for $2,000. The
dress is to be ready for her wedding on June 1st. On May 14th, Jane, the owner called Rhonda to tell her
that the dress would not be rea
Martin enters into a verbal contract with Marlowe Ltd. to investigate their operations and their accounting
systems, make recommendations as to how to improve them, and help implement the changes Marlowe
Ltd. accepts. In the negotiation
Simon bought a used yacht from Marvel's Marina and Boatyard for $70,000 to be paid in installments
over six years. He traded in his smaller yacht for $10,000 at the same time, but Marvel wanted to keep the
two transactions separate for
Jahara Ltd. enters into a contract to supply glass bottles to Brine Co. for its line of baby dill pickles. Since
it is a new relationship, both parties want the option to end the contract without problems, so they include
a clause that
John Stevenson, a plumber, had a contract to repair a slow leak in a toilet in Dr. Ibsen's medical clinic.
Because it had to be done when no patients were there, John Stevenson agreed to come on a Saturday.
However, when he got there, h
Binding agency relationships may arise in a number of ways, which include
A. conveying the impression that one person has the authority to act on behalf of another.
B. an agreement in compliance with the Statute of Frauds.
A. may freely transfer his or her partnership interest to another.
B. holds shares in the real and personal property of the partnership.
C. is an agent of every other partner.
D. must have capacity at law.
E. All of the respon