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Volume 119

November 2016

In this issue:

- Promises made outside a Will can be Binding

- Book Review: I'll have the Law on you: The Selected Letters of John Fytit

- Risible Discrimination Act 1975 - Sect. 18C

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Paul Brennan




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Promises Made Outside a Will can be Binding!

Anyone who has seen the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” may recall the Lord of the Manor taking his son to the window and saying “One day son, this will be all yours!” to which the son replied “What, the curtains, Father?”.  If the father reneged on that promise in his Will, his estate could be forced to honour it. Conditions apply.



Book Review: I'll have the Law on you: The Selected Letters of John Fytit

I'll have the Law on You is a politley amusing compilation of 'legal' and 'life' advice provided by fictitious lawyer, John Fytit, in response to legal questions received from judges, prosecutors, politicians, lawyers, and the odd wife. I must confess, I am not familiar with Brennan's other works, including Hang on to It Girl: The Wily Woman's Guide to Wills, though for US$5 on Amazon, I could be tempted...




Risible Discrimination Act 1975 - Sect. 18C

(1) It is unlawful for a person to do an act, otherwise than in private, if....




Disclaimer: The content of the Law & Disorder eZine is to give you legal basics and in some instances, included unashamedly to try and make you laugh. In law, it is sometimes difficult to work out what is serious and what is just for fun. Therefore, if you plan to do anything legal, rely on your own lawyer's advice or instruct me to look at the particular facts of your case. Not only will I deny responsibility for the legal content but also for some of the jokes.
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