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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Fundamentals of Law

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
2383001 Z 2 1P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
František Klimeš (guarantor)
Tutor:
František Klimeš (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Management and Economics
Synopsis:

Basic orientation in legal system is a necessary part of professional equipment of each expert with university degree. The aim of this course is to provide a view into the Czech Legal Order, particular sources of law and system of law (branch of law), using tutorials, lectures, specialised literature and significant legal regulations. It is necessary for students to know our legal institutions, that will be regularly in touch with, especially during their professional career and to learn how to work with the collection of laws. At the same time the course leads students to know some practical habits and processes while putting the law on, especially in domain of contracts and other important legal relationships and to make them ready to prepare professional presentations and to understand basic structures between law and engineering

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Sources of Czech law. Collection of Laws and work with it

2. Forms of state Force under the Constitution

3. Legal Relations

4. Legal status of individuals

5. Legal capacity of corporate body

6. Legal facts

7. Legal acts

8. Entering into an agreement

9. The concept of legal liability

10. Liability for Damage

11. Liability for defects

12. Liability for delay

13. Fundamentals of Intellectual Property

Syllabus of tutorials:

I. SOURCES AND SYSTEM CZECH LEGAL SYSTEM

-Sources of Czech law (the concept, classification)

- System of Czech legal system (private, public, legal sector)

- Legal regulations in the Czech Republic (types, legal force, interrelation)

- Collection of Laws and Collection of international treaties (content, issuance, availability)

- The validity and effectiveness of legislation (the term comes into force and efficiency regulations published in Coll.)

- Legal territorial authorities (the issuance, validity, effectiveness)

- Law of the European Union (concept, structure, sources)

II. LEGAL RELATIONS. NATURAL PERSONS AND CORPORATE BODIES

- The concept, elements and types of legal relationships

- Legal status of individuals (active and passive status, content acquisition)

- The legal capacity of legal persons (concept acquisition)

- The concept and types of corporate bodies (according to Civil Code)

- Acting of corporate bodies

- Protection of person (legal rules, assumptions and means of protection)

- Legal status of Technical University in Prague (acording to law and the Status)

III. LEGAL FACTS. LEGAL ACTS

- The concept, classification and characterization of the legal facts

- Concept and breakdowns of transactions

- Particulars of transactions (by Civil. Code)

- The form of operations (in determining the form and its elements)

- Nullity of acts (the reasons for and consequences of invalidity)

- Representation and its forms (in substantive legal relationships)

- Prescription and limitation of rights (the term, differences, implications)

IV. FOUNDATIONS OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS

- The legal regulation of contracts in Czech law

- Conclusion of contracts under the Civil Code (draft, acceptance and their elements)

- The validity and effectiveness of the contract (term time acquisition)

- Nullity the contract (the reasons and consequences of invalidity)

- Withdrawal from the contract (conditions, form, the consequences of withdrawal)

- Unnamed contract (term, legislation, relevance, importance)

V. LEGAL LIABILITY

- Principle and function of legal liability

- Subjective and objective responsibility (nature, differences)

- General rules of liability for damages under the Civil Code (of assumptions, scope and method of compensation)

- Special rules of liability for damages under the Civil Code (survey, compared with the general responsibilities)

- Responsibility universities for damage caused by students (legislation, law, nature)

- General rules of liability for damage under the Commercial Code (of assumptions, scope and method of compensation)

- Liability for damage caused by a defect in the product (definitions, assumptions origin, nature, reasons for liberation, the extent of compensation)

VI. LEGAL LIABILITY II

- Liability for defects in the Civil Code (legislation, conditions of, the extent of the rights of the liability for defects)

- Responsibility for unjust enrichment (nature and legal implications)

- General Product Safety (definitions, assumptions and consequences of responsibility)

- Contractual penalties (regulation in terms of the obligation to pay the fine, moderation to court)

Study Objective:
Study materials:

1. Legislation

There is needed to study only some Of these documents according to relation to the above test circuit:

.Constitution of the Czech Republic (ú.z. č.1/1993 Sb., subsequently amended).

.Civil Code (Act No. 89/2012 Coll., subsequently amended).

.Labor Code (Act No. 262/2006 Coll., subsequently amended).

.Act č.102/2001 Coll. On general product safety and amending certain Acts (Act on general product safety), subsequently amended

2. Notes of the lectures of the course Fundamentals of Law at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, CTU in Prague

3. Recommended reading:

Gerloch,A.: Teorie práva, 6. aktualizované vydání, Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, s.r.o, Plzeň, 2013

Klíma,K.: Ústavní právo, 4.rozšířené vydání, Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, s.r.o., Plzeň, 2010

Tichý,L.: Obecná část občanského práva, C.H.BECK, 2014

Čihák,L.: Nové soukromé právo - rekodifikace, Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, s.r.o., Plzeň, 2013

Hurdík,J. a kol.: Občanské právo hmotné, Obecná část, Absolutní majetková práva, Vydavatelství a nakladatelství Aleš Čeněk, Plzeň, 2013

Janků,Kelblová,Uhlířová,Zapletalová: Nové občanské právo v kostce- Stručný úvod, C.H.Beck

Klimeš,F.: Základy práva, skripta, vydavatelství ČVUT, Praha 2005 ISBN 80-01-03273-6

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Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
roomKN:A-312
Klimeš F.
14:15–15:45
ODD WEEK

(parallel nr.5)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA312
roomKN:A-312
Klimeš F.
14:15–15:45
EVEN WEEK

(parallel nr.6)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA312
Thu
roomKN:A-221
Klimeš F.
09:00–10:30
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA221
roomKN:A-221
Klimeš F.
12:30–14:00
EVEN WEEK

(parallel nr.1)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA221
roomKN:A-221
Klimeš F.
09:00–10:30
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel2)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA221
roomKN:A-221
Klimeš F.
10:45–12:15
ODD WEEK

(parallel nr.2)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA221
roomKN:A-221
Klimeš F.
12:30–14:00
ODD WEEK

(parallel nr.3)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA221
roomKN:A-221
Klimeš F.
10:45–12:15
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Karlovo nám.
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Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
roomKN:A-311
Klimeš F.
14:15–15:45
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA311
roomKN:A-311
Klimeš F.
16:00–17:30
EVEN WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA311
roomKN:A-311
Klimeš F.
14:15–15:45
ODD WEEK

(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Karlovo nám.
Posluchárna KA311
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-08-22
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