B.Sc.in Management and Information Technology (Interim)


IMMG 14052

Industrial and Business Law

Status : Elective Pre-requisite : G.C.E. (A/L) Co-requisite : None


On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply the legal provisions learned in the class to less complex legal situations in organizational settings.

A general and practical knowledge in: Industrial Disputes Act No.43 of 1950; Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act No.47 of 1956; Employees Provident Fund Act No.15 of 1958; The Employees Trust Fund Act No.46 of 1980; The Payment of Gratuity Act No.12 of 1983. Application of legal principles relevant to the conduct and understanding of commercial business transactions. Topics include the legal, ethical and social environment of business; agencies, partnerships, and other forms of business organizations; and contracts and sales agreements. Government regulations affecting employment and marketing. Negotiable instruments. Debtor/creditor relationships. Bankruptcy and reorganization.
 Lectures, and case discussions.
 End-of- Semester examination and continuous assessment.

  1. Industrial Disputes Act No.43 of 1950.
  2. Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children (47/1956).
  3. EPF Act, ETF Act, and Gratuity Act.