MNMGT301

Business Law and the Legal Environment

This paper overviews the sources of New Zealand business law and obligations that arise under this law, and critically examines the importance of key aspects of: the Legal System and Treaty of Waitangi; Jurisdiction; Business forms; Directors duties; Agency; Contracts and On-line Contracts; Consumer Law - Fair Trading Act 1996 and Consumer Guarantees Act 1993; Torts: negligence, defamation, invasion of privacy, negligent misstatement and passing off; Intellectual Property: copyright, trademarks and patents; privacy; employment law and issues in e-commerce.

This paper overviews the sources of New Zealand business law and obligations that arise under this law, and critically examines the importance of key aspects of: the Legal System and Treaty of Waitangi; Jurisdiction; Business forms; Directors duties; Agency; Contracts and On-line Contracts; Consumer Law - Fair Trading Act 1996 and Consumer Guarantees Act 1993; Torts: negligence, defamation, invasion of privacy, negligent misstatement and passing off; Intellectual Property: copyright, trademarks and patents; privacy; employment law and issues in e-commerce.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Internal assessment / examination: 50:50
Restriction(s): ACCT224, ACCT321, ACCT324, MNMGT201

Semesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
20A (HAM)A Semester : 2 Mar 2020 - 28 Jun 2020 Hamilton
20A (TGA)A Semester : 2 Mar 2020 - 28 Jun 2020 Tauranga
20B (HAM)B Semester : 13 Jul 2020 - 8 Nov 2020 Hamilton
20B (TGA)B Semester : 13 Jul 2020 - 8 Nov 2020 Tauranga

Timetabled Lectures for Business Law and the Legal Environment (MNMGT301)

DayStartEndRoomDates
MNMGT301-20A (HAM)
Wed3:00 PM4:00 PML.G.02Mar 2 - Jun 7
Fri11:00 AM1:00 PML.G.03Mar 2 - Jun 7
MNMGT301-20B (HAM)
Mon1:00 PM2:00 PMMSB.1.01Jul 13 - Oct 18
Tue2:00 PM4:00 PML.G.04Jul 13 - Oct 18

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
Visit the online timetable for MNMGT301 for more details


Indicative Fees for Business Law and the Legal Environment (MNMGT301)

Occurrence Domestic International
 Tuition Resource 
20A (HAM) $840 $0 $3673
20A (TGA) $840 $0 $3673
20B (HAM) $840 $0 $3673
20B (TGA) $840 $0 $3673
You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.
Tuition fees shown below are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment - please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information.

Paper Outlines

The following 2019 paper outlines are available for MNMGT301. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2020 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Accounting | Law

Other available years: Business Law and the Legal Environment - MNMGT301 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 4 December 2019 8:42am
Indicative fees current as of : 12 November 2019 11:10am

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