(solved) Business Law Assignment: English Legal System

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1TASK 2............................................................................................................................................3TASK 3............................................................................................................................................5TASK 4............................................................................................................................................6CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................8
INTRODUCTIONBusiness law is the body of law which is applicable on commercial transactions enteredinto ordinary course of business. The contracts, practices in an organization, selling and buyingare regulated through their individual acts. It is a branch of civil law which deals with matter ofdisputes and conflicts in of commercial dealings (Besley, 2015). It is also called mercantile orcommercial law. The setting up a business, their management and conduct of operations, hiringemployees, winding up and many more areas are governed through business law. The reportcovers English legal system and division of law, discussion of employment law by distinguishingbetween employed and self employed. Furthermore, registered company, duties of directors andother types of organizations have also been mentioned. Furthermore, various types of legalsolutions have been defined which can be applied in number of situations.TASK 1Introduction to English legal systemEnglish legal system is divided into three jurisdiction viz. England and Wales, Scotlandand Northern Ireland. There are laws and courts in every division of this legal system.Furthermore, UK does not have a completely written constitution, however, parliament haspassed legislation for articles provided in a written form. Furthermore, the parliament is thehighest authority and Crown make decisions in certain occasions (Adams, 2012).Division of law:It is bifurcated into two laws viz. Criminal and civil law which has beenprovided below:Criminal law-It provides offences, their prevention and outcomes. It deals with mattersof wrong conduct which is against the whole community. Legal provisions have been enactedtom protect people by punishing the culprits and giving justice to innocent (Kraakman, 2017).Police, courts and prisons are part of criminal law and each of them plays a major role inproviding security and safety. Criminal Law Act, 1967 is passed by Westminster Parliamentwhich extends to whole UK. Rules are there to help with effective implementation. A crime isdefined as wrongdoing or offence which needs punishment and classified by state or federalgovernment. Murder, rape, careless driving, money laundering, drug dealing, sexual assault etc.are some of the examples of criminal nature.1
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