Essentials of Irish Business Law
New developments dealt with include: Company Law Enforcement Act 2001, which include: Companies (Auditing and Accounting) Bill 2003; Employment Permits Act 2003, and, the other new employment law enacted since 2000. It includes recent significant cases in Contract Law, Law of Tort and Commercial Law and EU law developments due to enlargement of the Union. It is designed primarily for students sitting examinations in third level and professional institutes, including: Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland; Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland; Chartered Institute of Management Accounting; Association of Chartered Certified Accountants; Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and the Marketing Institute. It is easy-to-follow and ideal for revision. Past exam questions from professional bodies are included. Each chapter contains: a list of important topics covered; summary of the purpose of the chapter; presentation of the related rules of law to help students assimilate the necessary facts; list of important cases and/or statutes referred to; and, a progress test.
- Paperback | 388 pages
- 01 Apr 2004
- Gill & Macmillan Ltd
- Dublin, Ireland
- 4th Revised edition
Table of contents
Part 1: Introduction to the Study of Law 1. The Functions and Sources of Law 2 2. The Division of Law--Civil and Criminal 13 3. Administration of Law 16 4. Structure of the Courts 20 Part 2: Elements of the Law of Tort 5. Principles of Liability 30 6. Remedies 35 7. Negligence 38 8. Defamation 49 Part 3: Law of Contract 9. The Nature of a Contract 62 10. Offer and Acceptance 64 11. Consideration 75 12. Intention to Create Legal Relations 82 13. Terms of a Contract 86 14. Form of a Contract 95 15. Misrepresentation 98 16. Mistake in Contract 104 17. Duress and Undue Influence 110 18. Contracts Illegal or Contrary to Public Policy 115 19. Capacity to Contract 124 20. Discharge of Contract 130 21. Remedies for Breach of Contract 139 Part 4: Commercial Law 22. Negotiable Instruments 152 23. Bills of Exchange 155 24. Cheques and Promissory Notes 169 25. Agency 176 26. Sale of Goods 189 27. Hire Purchase and Leasing 212 28. Insurance 223 Part 5: European Union Law 29. European Union Law 236 Part 6: Employment Law 30. Employment Law 254 Part 7: Law of Persons 31. Partnerships 288 32. Companies 298 Appendix: Table A Companies Act 1963
About Aine Keenan
Aine Keenan has taught Irish Law, Taxation and Accounting to students taking a range of different professional courses.