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CONFIDENTIAL LW/JUN 2012/LAW416
UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
FINAL EXAMINATION
COURSE
COURSE CODE
EXAMINATION
TIME
BUSINESS LAW
LAW416
JUNE 2012
3 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1. This question paper consists of SEVEN (7) questions.
2. Answer any FOUR (4) of the questions in the Answer Booklet. Start each answer on a new page.
3. Do not bring any material into the examination room unless permission is given by the invigilator.
4. Please check to make sure that this examination pack consists of: i) the Question Paper
ii) an Answer Booklet - provided by the Faculty
DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO
This examination paper consists of 4 printed pages
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CONFIDENTIAL 2 LW/JUN2012/LAW416
QUESTION 1
a) Parliament of Malaysia is vested with the powers to legislate law. Explain the procedure of the law making process before any law is passed by the Parliament. (20 marks)
b) With regards to sources of the Malaysian Legal System, discuss the doctrine of judicial precedent.
(5 marks)
QUESTION 2
a) Explain the rules in Hyde v. Wrench (1840) 49 ER 132 under the law of contract. (10 marks)
b) Ahmad proposed to sell his house to Badri for RM 100,000 on 1st August 2011. It was agreed by both parties that acceptance of the proposal was to be completed on or before 25th August 2011. They also agreed to use the post as the mode of communication. Badri then sent a notice of acceptance to Ahmad through a registered post on 20th August 2011. However, the notice was only received by Ahmad on 27th August 2011. Ahmad then refused to sell the house to Badri. Badri intends to sue Ahmad for breach of contract.

Advise Badri on the matter.
(15 marks)
QUESTION 3
With regards to the law of agency, discuss the following:
a) Creation of agency by necessity.
(15 marks)
b) Termination of agency by operation of law
(10 marks)
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