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Legal aspects in social development notes for diploma in social work

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LEGAL ASPECTS(law)  COURSE OUTLINE

AIM/PURPOSE OF THE COURSE:

This module unit is designed to equip the trainee with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to understand social law and general laws governing social practices

MAIN AREAS OF STUDY

THE NATURE OF LAW

  • Meaning of law
  • Classification of law
  • Sources of Kenya law

LAW IN SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Organization of the judiciary in Kenya

THE LAW OF TORT

  • Meaning and scope
  • Tort and crime
  • Tort and contract
  • Vicarious liability
  • General defences under the law of torts

CRIMINAL LAW

  • Meaning and scope
  • Offences and punishment
  • Duties relating to the provision of social welfare services offences and punishment
  • General defences in criminal law

LAW OF CONTRACT

  • Meaning and scope
  • Types of contracts
  • Essentials of valid contracts
  • Breach of contract
  • Remedies for breach
  • Termination of contract

COOPERATIVE LAW

  • Definition and types
  • Sources of cooperative law
  • Registration and membership of cooperatives
  • Management challenges
  • Rights privileges and duties
  • Amalgamation, division and dissolution

LAW OF PERSONS

  • Types of persons
  • Legal systems of marriage in Kenya
  • Children and young persons
  • Citizenship and nationality
  • Domicile and residence

PROTECTION OF EMPLOYED PERSONS

  • Contract of employment
  • Distinctions between an employee and independent contractor
  • Employer’s responsibilities
  • Major types of employment and the implications of each
  • Terms of Employment Contracts
  • Determination of Wages and Salaries
  • Workmen Compensation for Death, Injury or Disease in the Course of Duty
  • Employment Rights and Benefits
  • Major Modes of Termination of Employment

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