House Survey

A house survey will help you find out about the condition of the building you are buying and highlight any problems before you buy it. There are three types of surveys: A condition report – assesses the physical condition of the property. Aimed at conventional properties and newer homes. A home buyer report – as above…

Hung Jury

Slang for a hopelessly deadlocked jury in a criminal case, in which neither side is able to prevail. Usually it means there is no unanimous verdict. If the jury is hung the trial judge will declare a mistrial. A new trial from scratch, with a new jury panel, is required. The prosecutor can decide not…


Imitation is the making of one thing in the similitude or likeness of another; as, counterfeit coin is said to be made “in imitation”of the genuine. An imitation of a trade-mark is that which so far resembles the genuine trade-mark as to be likely to induce the belief that it is genuine.

Implied Terms

Terms that are assumed to be included in a contract or agreement, even if they were not expressly stated. For example, in the case of a sales contract, the usability of the product is implied.


The term Indecent -means not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society; offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters. It can relate to indecent behaviour with regards to children and indent images, usually of a sexual nature.