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Name of Course/Module Course Code Name(s) of academic staff Rationale for the inclusion of the course/module in the programme Semester and Year offered Total Student Learning Time (SLT) L = Lecture T = Tutorial P = Presentation A = Assessment TOTAL Credit Value Prerequisite (if any) Objectives

BUSINESS LAW BUS 2033

This module provides necessary knowledge and skills the knowledge on legal environment of Malaysia. Students will be able to access on how they learn to understand in handling contract. Semester 6, Year 2 Face to Face L 34 T 2 42 P 2 A 4 Student Self Learning Time L 68 T 4 86 P 4 A 10

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128 3 (128/ 40 = 3.2) Nil Objectives To expose students to aspects of the legal environment of Malaysia and the region this will govern their professional careers. After completing this module, students will be able to: Understand and apply basic contract law in the working environment Understand and apply basic company law in the working environment Understand and apply basic bankruptcy law in the working environment Understand and apply basic company law in the working environment This module provides students with the skills needed in identifying and determining basic contract law. Students will be assessed on how they are able to apply their skills through the lecture and group projects presented to them.

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11. Transferable Skills: Skills and how they are developed and assessed, Project and practical experience and Internship 12. Teaching -learning and assessment strategy 13. Synopsis

Lecture, tutorial, and group project / discussion.

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The major areas of study include: introduction to law, contract law and its implications for management, company law, bankruptcy, laws relating to buying and selling, insurance law, revenue law an international law. Lecture Tutorial Presentation G Discussion

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16. Assessment Methods and Types

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Coursework Test Quizzes Presentation Assignment Class Participation Final Examination Please refer to Mapping

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17. Mapping of the course/module to the Programme Aims 18. Mapping of the course/module to the Programme Learning Outcomes

Please refer to Mapping

19. Content outline of the course / module to the Programme Aims LECTURE Introduction to Law Nature of law Sources of Malaysian law The legal system in Malaysia Contract Law and its Implications for Management Offer and acceptance Consideration Intention to create legal relations Capacity Form Implied terms Exclusions Misrepresentation Mistake Duress and undue influence Illegality Discharge Remedies Company Law Types of company Separate personality Memorandum and articles Share and loan capital Directors duties Secretary Auditors Meetings and resolutions Majority rule and minority protection Insider dealing 4

HOURS TUTORI AL PRESEN TATION ASSESSM ENT

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Bankruptcy Proceedings up to adjudication Proceedings after adjudication Selling, Buying and Commerce Sale of goods Hire-purchase Negotiable instruments Guarantee and indemnity Insurance Risk Classifications of insurance Limitations Insurance contract Insurable interest Utmost good faith Indemnity Subrogation Contribution Proximate cause Forms Average Cover notes Revenue Law Administration Income Deductions Capital allowances Companies Partnerships International Law Public international law Private international law International sale of goods Financing international trade Test, Quiz and Final Exam

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21. Main references supporting the course

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Companies Act 1965 (Act125) & Subsidiary Legislation. (As at 25th Nov. 2004). International Law Book Series. Lee Mei Pheng, (1997)General Principles of Malaysian Law, 3rd Edition, Penerbit Fajar Bakti, Malaysia. Contracts Act 1950 Mohamad Suffian Hashim.( ). Mengenai Perlembagaan Malaysia ed. 2, DBP:Kuala Lumpur. Vohrah, Beatrix and Wu Min Aun, ( ). Commercial Law of Malaysia, 1994, Longman Malaysia Pointon, Leo, ( ). Revenue Law in Singapore and Malaysia, 2nd. Ed Butterworth (Asia), Singapore Income Tax Act 1967 Bills of Exchange Act 1949 Hire-Purchase Act 1967 Insurance Act 1996 Anantaraman, (1997) Malaysian Industrial Relations:: Law & Practice. UPM Press, Serdang.

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