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Assessment Cover Sheet and Feedback Form 2020/21
Module Code:
LC4S180 Module Title:
Commercial and Consumer Law
(Commercial) Module Lecturer:
Tayiba Hussain
Assessment Title and Tasks:
Coursework Assessment No.
1 of 2
No. of pages submitted in total including this page:
Completed by student Word Count of submission
(if applicable): Completed by student
Date Set:
October Submission Date:
222nd November 2021 Return Date:
20 working days
Part A: Record of Submission (to be completed by Student)
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Details of Submission:
Note that all work handed in after the submission date and within 5 working days will be capped at 40% . No marks will be awarded if the assessment is submitted after the late submission date unless extenuating circumstances are applied for and accepted (Advice Shop to be consulted).
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Part B: Marking and Assessment
(to be completed by Module Lecturer)
This assignment will be marked out of100%.
This assignment contributes to 50% of the total module marks.
The word limit for the assignment is 3,000 words.
Footnotes and Bibliography will not be included in the word count but should not be abused.
Assessment Task
Answer the following question:
Dobson and Stokes take the view that “usual authority is primarily a sub-division of actual, implied authority and thus emanates from, and enlarges the scope of, the actual authority which exists in its own right as an independent category of authority.”
(Alan Paul Dobson, Robert Stokes “Commercial Law” 2012 page 432)

Critically analyse and evaluate the above statement using case law and academic commentary in this area. To what extent if any does this statement hold true today.
Learning Outcomes to be assessed(as specified in the validated module descriptor):
1. To demonstrate a high level knowledge of the law relating to commercial and consumer law.
2. To critically analyse, evaluate and apply laws relating to commercial and consumer law contracts.
3. To assess the role and obligations of different governmental and non-governmental agencies in terms of commercial practice, trading standards and consumer protection.
Grading Criteria:
Please see School’s marking criteria for undergraduate/post graduate assessments on the module Blackboard site.

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