The settlement between the shareholders after the dissolution of the partnership must comply with the following rules, subject to a possible agreement: As explained above. Full partnerships have between two and twenty partners. They are governed by the Partnership Act 1890, which regulates all partnerships in the absence of an agreement to the contrary. So there are many aspects of the law that might not fit your business model or your conception of how your business will operate. It is therefore better for your business to be regulated by an agreement rather than by the sections of the law, many of whose provisions may surprise you in their application. The interests of the partners in the ownership of the company and their rights and obligations in relation to partnership are determined by the following rules, subject to an explicit or tacit agreement between the partners:- If two parties have agreed to enter into a partnership and one party refuses to comply with the agreement, the court will not oblige that person to: to respect the agreement; but the other party would have an action for damages against the opponent [note 12]. The Unified Law on Partnership defines the fundamental rights and obligations of the partners. Some of them can be modified by the social contract, with the exception of laws that generally govern the partners` relations with third parties.