An Accountant's Guide to Recent Law

February 1965
Accountancy;Feb1965, Vol. 76 Issue 858, p157
Trade Publication
This article presents a guide to accounting laws passed by the British parliament as of February 1965. Several statutory instruments were discussed, including statute number 1817, which discussed Irish land (finance)(amendment) rules, statute number 1848, which was about overseas solicitors (Admission) order, statute number 1847, which discussed shipping contracts and commercial documents (Hong Kong), statute number 1883, which discussed government bearer bonds (prescribed securities) and statute number 1882, which discussed exchange control (authorized dealers and depositaries) (amendment) (no. 2) order. The article also featured court decisions on different laws, such as: the bailment of defendants who failed to take care of property stored in his warehouse, the crystallization of creditors rights after the liquidation of a company, the use of work skills learned from a different employer, the liability of factory machines, negligence of employee safety, goods made to pass off as another product, tort of inducing breach of contract and the barring of entailed interest of a defendant. The guide finishes with a listing of articles about accounting laws featured in the periodicals 'Law Times,' and 'Solicitors' Journal.'


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