Implied Consent - Implied consent would exist if you take part in a contact sport where the rules of the sport allow contact.
Inchoate Offences - Inchoate meaning “not yet completed or undeveloped.” inchoate offences refer to crimes which have not yet been completed.
Incumbrance - This arises where someone else has an interest in land.
Indemnity Clause - A clause agreeing that one party will repay expenses in the event of a loss arising from the contract.
Indictable Offences - These are more serious offences and are dealt with in the crown court.
Indictment - A document formally setting out the charges against the defendant.
Inferior Judges - There are important differences between different types of judges.
Inheritance - What you expect to inherit when someone dies.
Inheritance Tax - This is the name given to the tax which has to be paid on an estate following someone's death.
Inland Revenue Account - The purpose of this account is to show that the person responsible has either paid inheritance tax or that none is payable.
Innocent Agent - Someone who has been used by the principal offender to carry out the criminal act but who is completely innocent.
Innocent Dissemination - Seeks to protect individuals or organisations such as printers or distributors who may be caught up in an action in tort for defamation.
Innominate Term - Terms of a contract that are also referred to as intermediate terms.
Insanity - The accused can raise insanity as a defence when he is suffering from mental disturbance or impairment.
Integration Or Organisation Test - One of a number of tests developed by the courts to test the employee's status.
Intention - Intention amounts to the individual’s aim or purpose or decision to bring about a particular consequence.
Interpretation Clause - A clause in a written document that defines words and phrases used in the document itself.
Intestacy - When someone dies without making a valid will.
Intoxication - The law on intoxication applies not just to drinks but also to drugs and solvents.
Intrinsic Aids - These are matters within the act itself which the court may look at when considering the meaning of the statute.
Introductory Text - A term used to denote the text elements at the top of an item of legislation.
Invitation To Treat - The first stage in which one party invites the other to make an offer.
Involuntary Manslaughter - Involuntary manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought.
Issue - This is a term used in wills and probate matters.