DOCUMENT 3: THE CURRICULUM
Name of Program: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
DETAILS ON EACH SUBJECT
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CIMA Business Law: Tort and Negligence
Negligence is a tort law; that is, it falls within civil law (it is a civil wrong) but it is
not a voluntary agreement such as a contract. Other examples of tort law include
assault, nuisance, assault, defamation, an
Questions & Answers
1. What are the essential elements of a
There must be an intention to create legal
relations. There must be an agreement made
by offer and acceptance. There must be
A contract which does not satisfy t
TORT & NEGLIGENCE
Duty of Care
The idea of a duty of care in the tort of negligence has developed through judges making decisions in
cases. This started in a negligence case ofDonoghue v Stevenson (1932) where the claimant (Mrs.
Donoghue) went to a caf wi
Discharge of contract
Contracts can be discharged in four ways:
Agreement. Where both parties agree to end the agreement
and it is supported by consideration.
Frustration. Where performance of an obligation is impossible
due to specific circumstances
Tort and Negligence
Negligence is a tort law; that is, it falls within
civil law (it is a civil wrong) but it is not a
voluntary agreement such as a contract. Other
examples of tort law include assault, nuisance,
Sales of good
1. What is sale of goods contract?
A contract of sale of goods is a contract whereby the seller
transfers or agrees to transfer the property in good to the buyer
for a price (s.4(1).
In other words, a sale occurs when the own
Contracts and Agreements
Girlie, aged 15 years, the daughter of a well-known school headmaster, wanted to
attend a birthday party for her friend, Jackie, the daughter of a glamorous film star.
As she did not have a new dress for the fu
Death penalty does not contribute to the deterrence of crime, it may actually
raise crime rates.
- Death Penalty Information Center: In 2001, the murder rates in states which did not employ
capital punishment were thirty-seven percent lower than the murde