Outdoor Burning

Posted on May 2, 2014 in General, Lawspeak

German subtitle: “glühende Landschaft” Texas Administrative Code §111.219 …(3) Burning shall be commenced and conducted only when wind direction and other meteorological conditions are such that smoke and other pollutants will not cause adverse effects to any public road, landing strip, navigable water, or off-site structure containing sensitive receptor(s). For the purposes of the rule, “structure containing sensitive receptors” is...

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Repudiatory Breach

Posted on May 2, 2014 in General, Lawspeak

It is not necessary to actually breach a contract for your contract breach liability to arise. A clear declaration to the other party of refusal to perform an agreement (in the future) may be suffice to trigger a breach situation. Imagine the hypothetical case of a supplier of equipment (Widgets Ltd) which agrees by way of contract (dated January 2, 2014) to furnish certain machines to be used by a company (Doogle plc) in its production plant....

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May 2014

Posted on May 2, 2014 in General, Lawspeak

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” This a popular nineteenth century children’s rhyme that tried to downplay the effect of words. However, in law words are very powerful. This month we look at repudiatory breach, and the damage words can do to a contract relationship. In addition, just in case you are planning some outdoor fun with your family and friends (with perhaps, a barbeque), we are including a practical...

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