|Name of Course||Commercial Law|
|Rational for the Inclusion of the Course in the Programme||To provide the general overview of the Malaysian commercial law to the students especially the various areas of law which are related to their field of study.|
|Semester and Year offered||Semester 4 (Year 2)|
|Student Learning Time
|Credit Value||3 (120 / 40 = 3)|
|Pre-requisite (if any)||None|
|Learning outcomes||(1) To provide an overview of the Malaysian legal system.
(2) To equip students with a basic understanding of the commercial law in Malaysia.
(3) To expose to the students on how to refer and apply the laws when they are involved in the commercial
transactions.To study the Shari’ah principles regulating commercial transactions and compare that of conventional dealings.
|Transferable skills||Student should be able to develop a good understanding of the law principles through the process of lectures, tutorial and group presentation.|
|Teaching-Learning and Assessment Strategy||Teaching-learning strategy:
The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, exercise, group work, using authentic materials, informal activities and various textbooks. Collaborative teamwork will be fosters throughout the course. The use of examination and internal reporting assessment will assess the student’s ability to apply theoretical concept in context.
|Synopsis||The course introduces the general overview of the commercial legal environment in Malaysia. First, the course discusses the Malaysian legal system covering the sources of laws, separation of powers,
administration of justice, application of English law and the position of Shari’ah law. The course will inculcate the basic understanding in the law of contract as the governing principles in all commercial transactions. The course will further discuss relevant laws regulating commercial activities encompassing the sale of goods, hire purchase, consumer protection, agency, monetary instrument, banking and insurance. Discussion will also cover the Shari’ah perspectives of the relevant laws to compare the
principles of commercial laws from both conventional and Shari’ah perspectives.
|Mode of Delivery||Lecture, tutorial, class discussion, mini seminar and presentation.|
|Assessment Methods and Types||
|Mapping of the Course Learning Outcome/Module to the Programme Learning Outcomes||Refer to attachment|
|Content Outline and the SLT per Topic
1. Lee Mei Phenh & Ivan Jeron Detta, Business Law, Oxford Fajar, 2009
|Additional references||1. Dr. Wahbah Al-Zuhayli, Financial Transactions in Islamic Jurisprudence,Translated by Mahmoud A. El-Gamal, Revised by Muhammad S. Eissa, Dar al-Fikr Damascus Syria 2003.|
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