Unit 1: Introduction to Law and Business Law 10 LHs
Concept, Nature and characteristic of law; Classification and sources of law; Meaning, characteristics and sources of Nepalese Business Law; Changing dimension of Nepalese Business Law and Constitutional provisions.
Unit 2: The Law of Contract and other Liabilities 30 LHs
Meaning, Nature and definition of contract; Essential elements of valid contract; Meaning and Rules regarding offer; Revocation or lapse of offer; Meaning and rules regarding acceptance; Communication of offer and acceptance; Meaning and Rules regarding consideration; Concept and importance of free consent; Flaws of free consent and legal effects of contract caused bythe flaws: coercion, undue influence, misrepresentation, fraud, mistake; Concept and importance of legality of objective and consideration- unlawful agreements and void agreement; Meaning and definition of contingent contract; Rules regarding contingent contract and distinguish from wagering agreement; Meaning, essentials, importance and types of performance of contract; Rules regarding performance of contract; Meaning of termination of contract; Modes of termination of contract; Meaning and types of breach of contract; Remedies for breach of contract; Major provisions of Contract and other Liabilities under the Muluki Dewani Samhita, 2074; Provisions of other obligations in brief- Lease Contract; Hire-purchase Contract; Quasi contract; Unjust Enrichment; Concept of Torts.
Unit 3: Contract of Bailment and Pledge 10 LHs
Bailment: meaning and concept, rights and duties of Bailor and Bailee; Finder of lost goods (rights and duties of finder of lost goods); Meaning of pledge of pawn; Distinction between bailment and pledge; Right and duties of pawned and Pawnee; Pledge by non- owner.
Unit 4: Contract of Sale of Goods 15 LHs
Meaning and nature of contract of sale of goods; Difference between sale and agreement to sell Condition and warranty; Doctrine of caveat emptor; Transfer of ownership; Transfer of title by non- owner; Rights and duties of unpaid seller; Buyer's remedies.
Unit 5: Contract of Agency 15 LHs
Meaning and general rules of agency; Modes of creating agency; Types of agent; Rights and duties of agent; Personal Responsibility of agent; Right and duties of principal; Delegation of authority; Sub-agent and substituted agent; Termination of agency; Procedure of registration and effect of non-registration of agency in Nepal (under Agency Act, 2014).
Unit 6: Contract of Carriage 20 LHs
Meaning and nature of contract of carriage; Characteristics of common carrier; Difference between common and private carrier; Rights, duties and liabilities of common carrier; Carriage by land; Carriage by Sea: contract of Affreightment, charter party and bill of lading; Incoterms- 2020; Carriage by Air.
Unit 7: Contract of Indemnity and Guarantee 10 LHs
Meaning of contract of indemnity- Rights and duties of indemnifier and indemnity holder; Meaning and nature of contract of guarantee- Types of guarantee; Difference between
indemnity and guarantee; Rights, duties and liabilities of surety; discharge of surety from liability.
Unit 8: Law of Company and Insolvency 10 LHs
Meaning, nature and incorporation of company; Legal importance and formalities of annual general meetings; Minutes and resolutions of a company; Legal provision regarding BoD's report; Appointment and removal of an auditor; Insolvency of company; Nepalese law of insolvency and feature of Insolvency Act, 2063.
Unit 9: Dispute Settlement Systems 10 LHs
The Court System; The Civil Procedure in Nepal; Meaning, features and importance of arbitration; Appointment of arbitrators; Power and function of arbitrators; Disputes to be settled by arbitration; Major provisions of Nepal Arbitration Act, 2055.
Unit 10: Law of Intellectual property 20 LHs
Concept and Nature of Intellectual property rights; Copyrights Act, 2059 and its major provisions; Patent, Design and Trademark Act, 2022 and its major provisions; Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs); Industrial Enterprises Act, 2074 and its major Provisions; Foreign Investment and Technology Transfer Act (FITTA), 2075 and its major provisions.