CTA153 - Legal Entities and Relationships

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Subject Title
Legal Entities and Relationships

Subject Description
In this subject, students acquire an understanding of various legal entities and relationships, including the basic concepts and terminology of real property law, personal property law, business law, wills and estates ,and powers of attorney.

Credit Status
This is a credit subject applicable towards the Court and Tribunal Administration Diploma Program Offered through the School of Legal and Public Administration.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.Identify the fundamental concepts of property law, including:
Real property
Interests in land
Systems of land registration
Intellectual property

2. Identify the fundamental concepts of business law, including
Various forms of business organizations (e.g. corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships)
The advantages and disadvantages of the various forms of business organizations
Registration of businesses.

3. Identify the fundamental concepts of wills and estates and powers of attorney.

4. Identify and use the legal terminology of real property law, various forms of business organizations, wills and estates, and powers of attorney.

5. Develop organizational, analytical and problem solving skills relating to these specialized areas of the law and to the study of law.

6. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.