Mary was a young widow lacking business experience. She owned a house in mid-level, Hong Kong.
Norman, a stranger, rented the house for two tears. During that time, he was very attentive to Mary, who
was quite ill and easily influenced. Cons
Cindy offered to sell a second-hand leather sofa to Betty at HK$1,500. Betty said she would buy it for
HK$1,000. After some negotiation, Cindy was willing to sell it for HK$1,200, but Betty said that she
needed three days to think about it.
A regulation of a district council prevents members of the public from bringing vehicles into the
public parks and gardens in its area. The regulation, which is prominently displayed on all signs and
notice boards in the councils parks and ga
Distinguish whether the following is an offer or an invitation to treat:
i) An advertisement which states that $500 will be rewarded for finding a lost dog.
ii) A display of clothes in a shop window marked Special Offer.
iii) A second hand ca
1 ABC Company manufactures and markets electrical goods. A new model of electric fan is introduced and, after a
number has been sold, is found to have a fault in the wiring which could prove to be dangerous. To what extent may
ABC Company be l
Betty is an estate agent in Tsuen Wan. Mr. Chan, the seller, has a property in the Riviera Gardens which is
open for sale at the price of HK$2 million. The estate agency which Betty worked for does not allow
Betty to receive secret commissio
Name 5 possible remedies available to the innocent party if the other party in a contract is in breach
of a contract.
ii) Under what circumstances can merchantable quality in a consumer sale be excluded?
iii) Devil Computers Ltd (DCL) prod
1 What is the meaning of the expression lifting the corporate veil? Generally, in what circumstances will a court lift
the corporate veil under common law? Give case laws to support your answer.
2 Mango Travel Ltd (Mango) is a Hong Kong travel
John and his father go to the office of Tom, a corporate lending officer with ABC Bank in order for John
to secure a loan for his new software business. Tom is skeptical since John has no track record in
business, but finally relents to givin
State whether the following situation involves criminal or civil law and give a reason for your decision:
John went into New World Department Store and broke a glass case.
Chris has been arrested by Custom & Excise Departmen