GET A BIRTH CERTIFICATE IN CAMEROON

The High Court and The Civil Status Registry is an agency of the Government of Cameroon established and saddled with the responsibility of issuing a birth certificate in Cameroon. The agency also issues authenticity of birth certificate for any person born in Cameroon where applicable. The Cameroon birth certificate is used for various purposes. It …

MARRIAGE IN CAMEROON-STEPS

The procedure to contract marriage in Cameroon is routed in Section 18 of the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) by the Republic of Cameroon which provides for protection of family life. This is achieved principally by the sanctity of marriage. The law envisages 3 types of marriages namely; Traditional/Customary ; …

BAIL IN CAMEROON

Bail is a temporal release of an accused person or a suspect from lawful custody on the understanding that the accused /suspect will appear subsequently to stand trial. When bail is granted a suspect or an accused person is granted temporal release from custody pending the conclusion of investigation or the determination of a case …

TENANCY AGREEMENT IN CAMEROON

INTRODUCTION The concept of the tenancy agreement is one widely used in Cameroon, it is reported that 85 per cent of Cameroon’s urban population lived in rented accommodation in 2010, devoting a large per cent of their income on rent. This goes to prove that Tenancy agreement is widely used and still prevalent in today …

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 …