CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT IN CAMEROON

The contract of employment in Cameroon is used under the employment and labour relations to attribute rights and responsibilities between parties to a bargain. It emphasizes the power of the employer to control the work of the employee. Contract of employment is defined under section 23 of the Labour Code 1992 as “an agreement by which …

HOW TO OPEN A CORPORATE BANK ACCOUNT IN CAMEROON

Opening a corporate bank account in Cameroon is entirely different from running an individual account in terms of its requirements and documentations. To be able to own a corporate account, the business must be duly registered in accordance with the Uniform Act on General Commercial Law- OHADA which is the principal law that regulates companies …

COMMERCIAL LEASE AGREEMENT IN CAMEROON

Commercial lease in Cameroon is a form of lease agreement where the landlord leases his property for commercial purpose. Commercial lease agreements are more complex than residential leases because these terms are negotiable and the differences between leases vary greatly. In obtaining a commercial lease agreement in Cameroon, it is important to understand the lease …

REGISTERING A FOOTBALL ACADEMY IN CAMEROON

Football Academy is the place where young footballers go to learn the right techniques and tactics to prepare them for a professional career in the sport. Most young people enrol into a Football Academy for one basic reason: to learn how to become world-class professional footballers. So it is important to ensure that in registering …

HOW TO GET A WAIVER FROM PUBLICATION OF MARRIAGE BANNS IN CAMEROON

Ordinance No: 81-02- of 29 June 1981 regulating marriage and civil status in the republic of Cameroon have made it compulsory for intending spouses to lodge with the civil status registrar a declaration of their intention to contract a marriage. The civil status registrar is expected to make the publication of marriage intention public at …

HOW TO REGISTER AN NGO IN CAMEROON

Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), sometimes called Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are non-profit, voluntary citizen’s groups organised for a common interest and perform a variety of service and humanitarian functions under Law No 99/014 of 22nd December 1999 and Law No 90/053 of 19th December 1990 on the freedom of association. They are organised around specific issues, such …

JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENT IN CAMEROON

GETTING INTO A JOINT VENTURE AGREEMENT IN CAMEROON A Joint Venture is a business agreement entered into or created by two or more parties to accomplish a specific task or business goal while retaining their separate identities. The importance of a Joint Venture agreement can be seen when parties intend to access new emerging market, …

PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT IN CAMEROON

A partnership agreement is a contract between partners in a partnership which sets out the terms and conditions of the relationship between the partners, including: Percentages of ownership and distribution of profits and losses. So, what should businessmen consider in drafting a partnership agreement? Here’s a list of some key items you should definitely think about before signing a partnership agreement …

SUE A COMPANY IN CAMEROON

An incorporated company has a separate entity distinct from the individuals who are shareholders and directors in control of the company’s operations. The procedure to sue a company in Cameroon is not far-fetched from the procedure for suing an ordinary person, because a company is also deemed as a legal personality with its own rights …

DEBT RECOVERY IN CAMEROON

There are various legal procedure for debt recovery in Cameroon. A debt exists where a certain amount of money is owed from one person (the creditor) to another (the debtor) due to certain agreements. Contracts are entered and executed between parties for various reasons and when there is a breach or failure for a party …