Law of persons – Questions and Answers

Subject Title: Introduction to Law and Governance Revision Kit

TOPIC: Law of persons

QUESTION 1
December 2022 Question Three B
Identify TWO differences between a “natural person” and an “artificial person”.(4 marks)

QUESTION 2
December 2022 Question Four B
Identify FIVE characteristics of unincorporated associations. (5 marks)

QUESTION 3
August 2022 Question Seven A
Identify five principles that a co-operative society has to incorporate in its by-laws for it to be registered as a co-operative society in your country. (5 marks)

QUESTION 4
April 2022 Question Three D
Describe two ways in which absolute proprietorship is created. (2 marks)

QUESTION 5
April 2022 Question Six B
Distinguish between “statutory corporations” and “limited companies”. (6 marks)

QUESTION 6
December 2021 Question Three A
(a) With reference to the law of persons:
(i) Outline three objectives of co-operative societies. (3 marks)
(ii) Identify seven documents that should be attached and submitted together with the application for registration of a co-operative society. (7 marks)

QUESTION 7
December 2021 Pilot Paper Question Three A
Discuss five provisions of the Constitution that anchor compliance obligations in publicly listed companies. (10 marks)

QUESTION 8
August 2021 Question Four A
Distinguish between a “statutory corporation” and a “registered corporation”. (4 marks)

QUESTION 9
November 2020 Question Seven A
Outline three principles governing acquisition of the domicile of origin. (6 marks)

QUESTION 10
November 2019 Question Six A
Explain four differences between an “incorporated association” and an “unincorporated association”. (8 marks)

QUESTION 11
May 2019 Question Four B
i) Explain two differences between a “private company” and a “public company”.
(6 marks)
ii) An incorporated association is an association of persons recognized as a legal entity which has its own rights and is subject to obligations.

With reference to the above statement, explain two ways in which an incorporated association might be brought into existence. (4 marks)

QUESTION 12
May 2019 Question Seven C
Summarise four actions that cannot be undertaken by a limited partner in a limited partnership. (4 marks)

QUESTION 13
November 2018 Question Two D
State four advantages of unincorporated associations. (4 marks)

QUESTION 14
May 2018 Question One B and C
b) Highlight six differences between a “co-operative society” and a “partnership”.
(6 marks)
c) Highlight four consequences of incorporation of companies. (4 marks)

QUESTION 15
November 2017 Question Four C
Describe the procedure of registering a primary society. (4 marks)

QUESTION 16
November 2017 Question Seven B
With reference to the law of persons distinguish a “corporation” from an “unincorporated association”. (8 marks)

QUESTION 17
November 2016 Question Five A
Summarise four ways through which a person might lose citizenship in your country.
(8 marks)
QUESTION 18
May 2016 Question Three A
Moses Mugo and Joshua Wafula are interested in venturing into business.

Required:
Advise them on three advantages of an artificial person over an unincorporated person.
(6 marks)
QUESTION 19
November 2015 Question Seven A and B
a) State seven principles that guide co-operative societies (7 marks)
b) Outline five rights of a member of co-operative society (5 marks)

QUESTION 20
Pilot paper 2015 Question Two B
Explain three categories of cooperative societies. (6 marks)

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