ETHICS WEEK 8 DRAFTING 2:
DRAFTING 2: (I) STAGES OF DRAFTING; (II) DRAFTING OF MINUTES OF MEETINGS; OFFICE MEMORANDUM AND CURRICULUM VITAE
:: USE OF PRECEDENTS IN DRAFTING DOCUMENTS: forms are model documents and should serve as a guide and be adopted (not slavishly but) and utilised subject to the peculiar present circumstance.
:: THERE IS A NEED TO PRODUCE ERROR FREE DOCUMENTS AND ADEQUATELY REPRESENT THE INTENTION OF THE CLIENTS.
:: MINUTES OF MEETINGS: is a record of meeting usually by office secretary. To note discussions, resolutions, attendance and assist in drawing agenda for subsequent meetings.
:: CURRICULUM VITAE: Sets out a person’s biodata, qualifications, experiences and other relevant data. Should contain Personal Data, Academic Qualification and Certificates Obtained, Experience Acquired, Hobbies, Referees; Contact Address; Signature and Date.
:: DRAFT OFFICE MEMORANDUM; being an internal official (written) communication. Parts being heading, organization, title “memorandum”, date, From, To, Subject, Signature, Distribution List, CC.
:: ETHICAL ISSUES
 Commencement, date, place, time, who gave opening prayer, list of members present, opening remarks, adoption of the agenda, adoption of minutes of the last meeting (moved by; and supported by;), matters arising, Discussion of issues in the agenda, Resolutions, Reports, Any other Business, Closing Prayer.