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Civil Law Act 1956 [Act 67]   cite [+]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
  1. Preamble

  2. PART I   PRELIMINARY

    1. 1. Short title
    2. 2. Interpretation
  3. PART II   GENERAL

    1. 3. Application of U.K. common law, rules of equity and certain statutes
    2. 4. Administration of insolvent estates, and winding up of companies
    3. 5. Application of English law in commercial matters
    4. 6. Immovable property
  4. PART III   FATAL ACCIDENTS AND SURVIVAL OF CAUSES OF ACTION

    1. 7. Compensation to the family of a person for loss occasioned by his death
    2. 8. Effect of death on certain causes of action
  5. PART IV   TORTFEASORS AND AWARD OF INTEREST

    1. 9. (Deleted)
    2. 10. Proceedings against, and contribution between, joint and several tortfeasors
    3. 11. Power of Courts to award interest on debts and damages
  6. PART V   CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE AND COMMON EMPLOYMENT

    1. 12. Apportionment of liability in case of contributory negligence
    2. 13. Saving for Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952
    3. 14. Common employment
  7. PART VI   FRUSTRATED CONTRACTS

    1. 15. Adjustment of rights and liabilities of parties to frustrated contracts
    2. 16. Provisions as to application of section 15
  8. PART VIA   APPORTIONMENT

    1. 16A. Interpretation
    2. 16B. Rents, etc., to accrue from day to day
    3. 16C. Apportioned part of rent, etc., to be payable when the next entire portion due
    4. 16D. Remedies for recovering apportioned parts
    5. 16E. Exclusion of policies of assurance
    6. 16F. Exclusion by express stipulation
    7. 16G. Validation of past apportionments
  9. PART VII   DISPOSAL AND DEVOLUTION OF PROPERTY

    1. 17. General restrictions on accumulation of income
    2. 18. Qualification of restrictions on accumulation
    3. 19. Restriction on accumulation for the purchase of land
    4. 20. Validation of appointments where objects are excluded or take illusory shares
    5. 21. Executor deemed to be trustee for person entitled to residue on intestacy
    6. 22. Charges on property of deceased to be paid primarily out of the property charged
    7. 23. Moneys payable under policy of assurance not to form part of the estate of the insured
    8. 24. Bona vacantia
    9. 25. Saving
  10. PART VIII   MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 26. Agreement by way of gaming or wagering to be null and void
    2. 27. Infants
    3. 28. No person chargeable with rent bona fide paid to holder under defective title
    4. 28A. Damages in respect of personal injury
    5. 29. Repeal
  1. FIRST SCHEDULE

  2. SECOND SCHEDULE



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