EGBASE V ORIAREGHAN (1985); EFFECT OF NON EST FACTUM ON CONTRACT

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

COVER PAGE………………………………………………………………………. i

CERTIFICATION PAGE……………………………………………………………. iii

ABSTRACT…………………………………………………………………………… iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS……………………………………………………………… v

DEDICATION………………………………………………………………………… vii

ACKNOWLEDGMENT………………………………………………………………. viii

TABLE OF CASES……………………………………………………………………. ix

TABLE OF STATUTES……………………………………………………………….. xii

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS…………………………………………………………. xiii

CHAPTER 1

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

1.0.0: INTRODUCTION……………………………………………………………….. 1

1.1.0: BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY…………………………………………….. 3

1.2.0: OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY………………………………………………….. 3

1.3.0: FOCUS OF THE STUDY………………………………………………………… 4

1.4.0: SCOPE OF THE STUDY…………………………………………………………. 4

1.5.0: METHODOLOGY………………………………………………………………… 4

1.6.0: LITERATURE REVIEW…………………………………………………………. 5

1.7.0: CONCLUSION……………………………………………………………………. 6

CHAPTER 2

DOCTRINE OF MISTAKE

2.0.0: INTRODUCTION……………………………………………………..
7

2.1.0: MEANING AND EFFECT OF MISTAKE IN LAW…………………
9

2.2.0: COMMON MISTAKE…………………………………………………
14

2.3.0: MUTUAL MISTAKE………………………………………………….
19

2.4.0: UNILATERAL MISTAKE……………………………………………
22

2.5.0: MISTAKE IN EQUITY……………………………………………….
27

2.6.0: CONCLUSION……………………………………………………….
32

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CHAPTER 3

SCOPE OF NON EST FACTUM

3.0.0: INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………………… 34

3.1.0: NON EST FACTUM AND THE ILLITERATE………………………………. 34

3.1.1: NON EST FACTUM AND THE OLD…………………………………………. 37

3.1.2: NON EST FACTUM QAND THE INSANE PEOPLE………………………… 38

3.1.3: NON EST FACTUM AND INFANTS……………………………………………. 40

3.2.0: APPLICABILITY OF THE PRINCIPLE TO CRIMINAL MATTERS

IN NIGERIA………………………………………………………………………. 42

3.3.0: CONCLUSION……………………………………………………………………. 44

CHAPTER 4

DOCUMENTS MISTAKENLY SIGNED

4.0.0: INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………………… 46

4.1.0: CHARACTER AND CONTENT………………………………………………… 48

4.2.0: NEGLIGENCE………………………………………………………………….. 52

4.3.0: PLEA OF NON EST FACTUM………………………………………………… 55

4.4.0: THE NIGERIAN SITUATION (EGBASE V ORIAREGAN)……………….. 56

4.5.0: CONCLUSION……………………………………………………………………. 60

CHAPTER 5

GENERAL CONCLUSION

5.0.0: CONCLUSION…………………………………………………………………… 61

5.2.0: RECOMMENDATION…………………………………………………………… 62

BIBLIOGRAPHY

ARTICLES ON THE INTERNET…………………………………………………… 65

BOOKS………………………………………………………………………………….. 65

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