LEISURE [SPORTS, HOSPITALITY, ENTERTAINMENT, MEDIA] LAW

POLICY, PRACTICE & PUBLISHING LAW REPORTS, 3PLR

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TITLE MAIN ISSUES
ADJEI AND ANOTHER V. THE KING HUMAN RIGHT AND MEDIA LAW:- The crime of sedition and Right to freedom of  Expression – Publication deemed Seditious  — Criminal responsibility of Chairman and Managing Director of a newspaper where he has appointed an editor and has no knowledge of the seditious article – Whether enough to show that defendant as Managing Director directly promoted and therefore authorised the publication of the newspaper
BONSOR V. MUSICIANS’ UNION ENTERTAINMENT LAW:- Musician wrongfully ousted from membership of his union and therefore unable to practice his trade without great difficult – Whether entitled to a relief by way of damages for breach of contract
EMEKA V. THE STATE LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY LAW:- Beer parlours with rooms for rent – Prostitution – Security of patrons/clients within premises – Implications for crime and justice administration
GAUMONT-BRITISH PICTURE CORPORATION LTD V. ALEXANDER

ENTERTAINMENT LAW:- Movie artiste – Contract for the provision of movie production services – Breach of by artiste – Nature of reliefs available to movie company – Whether includes both the penalty of non-payment of salary and damages – Measure of damages – Relevant considerations

LEISURE – ENTERTAINMENT LAW:- Movie Artiste refusal to act in a movie under an entertainment contract –Penalties and damages pursuant to or claimed under the contract pursuant to the breach – Whether against public policy or unreasonable – Nature of evidence required – Determination made by arbitrator with specialized knowledge of the movie industry – Attitude of court to invitation to interfere therewith

OKAFOR V. IKEAYI AND ORS. MEDIA LAW:- Print NewspaperAllegation that its publication was defamatory of plaintiff – Relevant considerations – How treated
THE LAW DEBENTURE TRUST CORPORATION
THE QUEEN V, GIDADO AKANBI LEISURE [SPORTS/ENTERTAINMENT] AND LAW:- Dangerous stunts and entertainments – Masquerade show – Death arising from demonstration to test invincibility of charm of masquerade against gunshot – Whether person who shot at urging of masquerade is liable criminally – section 179 (2) of Criminal Procedure Ordinance, Cap. 43, Laws of Nigeria, 1948 – Power of court to convict for manslaughter dangerous and unlawful act done during the course of an entertainment or sport event – Relevant considerations
UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA LTD & ANR V.  MRS. NGOZI ACHORU LEISURE AND HUMAN RIGHTS – PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED PERSON:- Handicap arising from negligence of/injury caused by third party – Nature and headings of damages that can be awarded – How assessed – Right to Dignity and qualitative life – Whether enjoyment of leisure/sports/dance is a recognised legal asset for which damages may be claimed if interfered with wrongly

 

 

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