BUSS209  BUSSINESS LAW.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2018/2019
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF BUSINES
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
BUSS 209: BUSSINESS LAW
FULL –TIME/ PART-TIME/ DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: AUGUST 2019 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) Matata and Maendeleo are interested in venturing into business. Advise them on three
advantages of an artificial person over an unincorporated person (6 Marks)
b) Explain four essentials of an enforceable contract (8 Marks)
c) Summarise six purposes of the doctrine of separation of powers in your country
(6 Marks)
d) Describe four key principles of civil law (4 Marks)
e) Describe three types of judicial precedent (6 Marks)
QUESTION TWO
a) Citing three reasons, examine the importance of international communication terms
(INCOTERMS) in relation to international contract of sale (6 Marks)
b) With reference to alternative dispute resolutions(ADR) distinguish between mediation
and arbitration. (6 Marks)
c) For a hire-purchase agreement to be enforceable, it must contain certain requirements.
With reference to the above statement, explain these requirements (8 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) Explain six instances when a court might review an administrative action (12 Marks)
b) Discuss four sources of law in your country (8 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) In relation to the court system in your country
i. State five superior courts (5 Marks)
ii. Explain the composition and jurisdiction of the Kadhi’s court (5 Marks)
b) In relation to the law governing sale of gods, describe five rules governing the transfer
of property in goods (10 Marks)
QUESTION FIVE
a) Describe four conditions necessary for a valid ratification in the law of agency
(8 Marks)
b) In relation to the law of agency, explain the following:
i. Del credere agent (2 Marks)
ii. Factor agent (2 Marks)
iii. Universal agent (2 Marks)
iv. Three circumstances when the principal is unilaterally allowed to terminate an
agency contract (6 Marks)

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