IOM COMMON LAW UNDER REVIEW? THE PERSON!

This part of the consultation document (pervious post) refers to the “person”. Freemen and those who are familiar with Common Law and Statute Law differences will want to check this out:

At common law, an unincorporated body of persons has no separate legal existence apart from the members of which it is composed Investigations by the drafting division revealed differences in the Island’s Statute Book in the reliance on the 1976 Act definition. Most Acts refer to “person”, but few specifically mention unincorporated bodies.

http://www.gov.im/lib/docs/cso//consultationdocumentforwebsiteco.pdf

Get reading guys. We need to help each other.

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