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Author page: Onyedikachi Azubike

Author page: Onyedikachi Azubike

Legal Implication of Memorandum of Association

Registration is a core requirement for a company to gain legal status. Part A of the Company and Allied Matters, Act 1996, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (CAMA) contain provisions that regulate companies operations from its formation to dissolution. Section 19 of CAMA makes registration a precondition for the formation of any association or partnership consisting of more than twenty persons with the purpose of carrying on business for profit or gain. Upon incorporation, Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) issues…

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The Validity of Marriage Celebrated in Unlicensed Place of Worship

The institution of marriage though divine has secular operations. It is a sacred union, hence, the laws that provide for its celebration and contingencies. The court in Hyde v Hyde defined marriage as the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of others until divorce or death. However, customary marriage gives room for the union of one man and two or more women. In Nigeria, one can contract either customary marriage or statutory marriage.…

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