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UNIVERSITY OF MAURITIUS MODULE SPECIFICATION SHEET

1. GENERAL INFORMATION
Academic Year: 2010/2011 Semester(s): 1 & 2 Title DROIT DES OBLIGATIONS Code LAWS 1113Y(1) Duration (hrs) No of credits

Lectures: 45 Practicals: Seminars: Tutorials: Others (Specify): Total: 90

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PRE-REQUISITE(S)/PRE-REQUIREMENT(S)
A student will be allowed to follow module y of which module x is a pre-requisite (PR) provided Grade G or Grade E or above has been achieved in module x. A student will be allowed to follow module y of which module x is a pre-requirement (PQ) provided s/he has followed module x and sat for the examinations in module x.

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AIMS

The aim of this course is to enable the students to learn the legal principles which apply to the Law of Torts in Mauritius. 4. OUTLINE SYLLABUS

Introduction la notion de faits juridiques; les obligations ayant pour origine, les dlits, les quasi-dlits et les quasi-contrats, les faits dommageables autrui, les faits avantageables autrui; La notion de quasi-contrats: la gestion daffaire, le paiement de lindu, lenrichissement sans cause et leurs rgimes; La notion de responsabilit civile; La notion de prjudices (catgories et caractristiques): prjudices matriels, prjudices corporels, prjudices moraux, prjudices par ricochet, le quantum du dommage, les dommages-intrts; La notion de causalit et ses principes; Les dlits et quasi-dlits: la responsabilit du fait personnel (Articles 1382 et 1383 CCM), la responsabilit du fait des choses dont on a la garde (choses inanimes:1384 al 1 CCM, choses animes:1385 CCM, btiment en ruine: 1386 CCM), la responsabilit du fait des personnes dont on a la garde (Articles 1384 al 2, 3, 4) et leurs rgimes, la responsabilit en matire dincendies; les causes dexonration: la force majeure, le fait du tiers, le fait/la faute de la victime; les

faits justificatifs; Limputabilit de lauteur; La subrogation; Les relations entre les diffrents types de responsabilit. 5. LEARNING OUTCOMES Having studied this module, the students should be able to: Explain the legal framework relating to the Law of Torts in Mauritius. 6. COORDINATORS:
Programme Coordinator Name Department Building Room Number Phone No. E-mail address Consultation Time Area Coordinator (if applicable) Module Coordinator

MR D.MICHEL LAW NEW TOWER BUILDING 1.28B 403 7557 d.michel@uom.ac.mu Mondays 15:30-16:30 Wednesdays 13:0014:00

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LECTURER(S) MS V. JUGOO LAW NEW TOWER BUILDING 1.29A 403 7895 v.jugoo@uom.ac.mu 45 Mondays 15:30 -16:30 Thursdays 11:00 12:00

Name Department Building Room Number Phone No. E-mail address Contact Hours Consultation Time

Contact Address (For P/T)

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VENUE AND HOURS/WEEK All lectures and/or Practicals will normally be held in Room: 2.1. Hours/week: 3hours

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Wk(s)

MODULE MAP
Hr(s) Theme(s) Lecture Title(s) Lecturer Initials L, P, S, V, T, Test

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 10.

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Introduction Les quasi-contrats La responsabilit dlictuelle Le dommage Le lien de causali La faute Le fait personnel Class Test Le fait des choses Le fait dautrui Laction en responsabilit Les causes dexonration Les faits justificatifs & limputabilit Revision Past exam papers

L L L L L L L L L L L L L T

Abbreviations: L: Lectures, P: Practicals, T: Tutorials, V: Visits, S: Seminars

RECOMMENDED BOOKS/JOURNALS/WEBSITES LA RESPONSABILTE DELICTUELLE : 1. Flour, J., Aubert, J-L., et Savaux, E., Droit civil, les obligations, le fait juridique, 12e dition, Volume II, Universit Sirey 2. Starck, B., Droit civil : obligations, responsabilit dlictuelle 3. Buffelan-Lanore, Y., Droit civil, 2me anne, Masson 4. Starck, B., Roland, B. et Boyer, L., Droit civil, Les obligations, Collection Litec 5. Bnabent, A., Droit civil, Les obligations 6. Carbonnier, J., Droit civil, Les obligations, Tome IV 7. Malaurie et Aynes, Droit civil, Les obligations

Website : supremecourt.gov.mu 11. 1. 2. 3. ESSAY(S)/ASSIGNMENT(S)/PRACTICAL(S) Title Maximum Marks Last Submission Date

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ASSESSMENT Written Examination Paper Structure

Sections (if any): Multiple Choice Questions: Exams date: TBC Weighting (%): 70% Total Marks: (ii) Continuous Assessment

No. of questions to be answered Compulsory Questions (if any): Paper Duration: 3 Hours Pass Marks:

Weighting (%) Assignment(s): Practical(s): Seminar(s): Test(s): Oral Presentation(s): Total Marks:

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