This module unit is intended to equip trainees with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him apply commercial and administrative law in an organization

General objectives

  1. At the end of this module unit, the trainee should be able to:
  2. Apply commercial law in business management
  3. Recognize the importance of commercial law in an organization
  4. Apply the relevant legal provisions of commercial law in business management
INTRODUCTION  SALE OF GOODS Meaning of the sale of goods agreement

Warranties and conditions in sale of goods agreement

Types of contract under the sale of goods agreement

Rights and duties of parties in a sale of goods agreement

Transfer of goods

Terms of trade

Ways through which a contract of sale can be terminated

LAW OF PARTNERSHIP Nature of partnership

Types of partnership

Rights and liabilities of partners

Dissolution of partnership

CONTRACT OF INSUARANCE Meaning of contract of insurance

Parties of to a contract of insurance

Terms of a contract of insurance

Principles of insurance

Types of insurance contracts

Remedies available for the breach of contact



CONTRACT OF GUARANTEE Meaning of guarantee

Rights and liabilities of parties

Discharge of contract

CONTRACT OF BAILMENT Meaning of bankruptcy

Parties to a contract of bailment

Rights and liabilities of parties in a contract of bailment

Factors which contribute to the discharge of a contract of bailment

LAW OF BANKRUPTCY Meaning of bankruptcy

Procedure in bankruptcy procedures

Rights and disqualification of a bankrupt

LAW OF CARRIAGE OF GOODS Meaning of carriage of goods

Types of carriers

Modes of carriage

Implied terms and conditions

Documents used in carriage of goods

Rights and liabilities of parties

Remedies available to parties in the breach of a contract of carriage of goods

COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION Meaning of commercial arbitration

Importance of commercial arbitration

Awards given in arbitration

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS Meaning of types of negotiable instruments

Types of negotiable instruments

Rules applicable in the acceptance of negotiable instruments

Discharge instruments


COMPANY LAW Meaning of a company

Types of companies procedure of forming and incorporating a company

Functions of companies

Types of  shareholders in a company

Procedures of winding up a company

THE ADMINISTARTIVE LAW Nature of administration law

Types of administrative law

Functions of administrative law


THE STRUCTURE OF GOVERNMENT Meaning of central government

Types of governments

Meaning of tribunals

Meaning of inquiries

JUDICIAL ADMINISTATIVE ACTION Meaning of judicial administrative action

Types of judicial administrative actions

Functions of judicial administrative action

NATURAL JUSTICE Meaning of natural justice

Types of natural justice

Situations when natural justice is applicable


DELEGETED LEGISLATION Meaning of delegated legislation

Types of delegated legislation

Functions of delegated legislation

EMERGING TRENDS AND ISSUES IN COMMERCIAL  ADMINISTRATION Emerging trends and issues in commercial administrative law

Effects of emerging trends and issues in commercial administrative law

Ways of managing emerging issues and trends in commercial and commercial law

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