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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 4
Unit No:
J/507/4510
Credits:
15
Guided learning hours:
32 hours

Assessment Guidance

N/A

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the main sources, systems and processes of national and international law impacting on business practice and operations.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Illustrate how the main sources of national and international law impact on business operations.

  • 1.2

    Distinguish between the roles of Criminal and Civil law in controlling and regulating business practices.

  • 1.3

    Explain the role of courts in regulating business actions and dealing with business disputes.

  • 1.4

    Evaluate the significance of the methods for Alternative Dispute Resolutions in addressing business disputes.


2

Understand the legal rules on formation, operation and discharge of business contracts.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Explain the legal rules on formation of business contracts.

  • 2.2

    Evaluate the legal significance of the different terms within business contracts.

  • 2.3

    Explain how the key vitiating factors can impact on contracts.

  • 2.4

    Analyse different methods by which contracts can be discharged.

  • 2.5

    Evaluate the remedies for breach of contract.


3

Understand how to apply the legal rules for specific contracts.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Apply the legal rules on consumer protection that apply to the sale of goods and the supply of goods and services.

  • 3.2

    Explain the rules that apply to agency contracts.

  • 3.3

    Evaluate the difference between contracts of employment and contracts for services.

  • 3.4

    Apply the legal rules protecting employees against discrimination to specific areas of business practice.


4

Understand the nature of tortious liability in relation to the law of negligence impacting business operations.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Explain the role of the law of tort and forms of tortious liability in relation to business activities.

  • 4.2

    Illustrate the significance of the law of negligence in the context of business operations.

  • 4.3

    Explain how a legal duty of care is established.

  • 4.4

    Explain the implications of breach of legal duty of care in relation to negligence claims.


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