2015年9月ACCA F4考试知识点

CONTENTS

 

· Chapter 1: English legal system

 

· Chapter 2: Contract law

 

· Chapter 3: The law of torts

 

· Chapter 4: Employment law

 

· Chapter 5: Agency law

 

· Chapter 6: Partnerships

 

· Chapter 7: Corporations & Legal personality

 

· Chapter 8: Capital & Financing

 

· Chapter 9: Directors

 

· Chapter 10: Corporate administration

 

· Chapter 11: Insolvency

 

· Chapter 12: Corporate governance

 

· Chapter 13: Fraudulent behavior


Learning objects:

 

1.The system of UK courts

 

2.Source of law

 

3.Interpretation of statute

 

4.Human Rights Act effect

 

Law

 

· Criminal law

 

· Civil law

 

Criminal law

 

· The State is the prosecutor

 

· The object is to prove guilt

 

· Punishment: fines, imprisonment, community-based punishment


Criminal law

 

· A crime is an offence against the state. The state prosecutes a person who is accused of a crime.

 

· The object is to prove guilt.

 

· The object of criminal law is to regulate society by the threat of punishment.

 

· Finally, the criminal court may sentence the defendant and fine him or impose a period of imprisonment.

 

Civil law

 

· An action is brought by one person (the claimant) against another (the defendant)

 

· The object is to show liability

 

· Compensation: damages or some other remedy

 

· Both parties may choose to settle the dispute out of court