Course Lector

ALBANIAN BUSINESS AND LABOR LAW COURSE

Dr. Enkeleda Olldashi

Provided in semester

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Credits

3 hours /week . Total hours 45

Contact classes

Thu 14:00-17:00 & Fri 09-12:00

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Course Structure:

The course comprises of three parts: A. Principles of Civil Law
B. Albanian Commercial Law
C. Albanian Labor Law

Contents ( three parts)
Part one is designed as an introduction to law and to the Albanian legal system in general. This part

is structured in two modules that all together will contribute in building the required knowledge in this field f law. The modules are: (a) Introduction to law and to the Albanian legal system (b) the basic principles of Albanian civil law. During part one the student will examine the basic principles f the Albanian legal system and in particular those of the Albanian civil law. The intention of exploring these main features of the Albanian legal system is for the students to establish some basic knowledge before being introduced to more specific knowledge and information on Business and Labor law.

The second part focuses on specific legal information and knowledge on business law. This part is structured in two modules that all together will contribute in building the required knowledge in this field of law. The modules are: (a) the Albanian contract law and; (b) the Albanian commercial law. Students will examine the general principles of the Albanian law of contracts and the basic relationships associated to business and different legal forms among the business organizations.

The third part and final of the course is related to Albanian labor law. This part provides an introduction to Albanian labor law and more indepth information on the legal framework of labor. In Part Three the student will develop un understanding of the basic principles f the labor legislation and of legal relationships among the employee and the employer.

Objectives

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Develop an understanding of the concepts of “law” and “legal system”.
Draw/develop the institutional legal structure of the Albanian legal system.
Identify the role of the legal institutions within the frame of legislative, executive and judiciary power.

Identify the differences among the natural persons and the legal entities within the frame of civil relationships.
Develop an understanding of legal representation.
Develop an understanding of nature of contracts.

Identify the main steps in the process of the formation of contracts.

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  •   Develop an understanding of the general principles of Albanian commercial legislation.
  •   Identify the differences among the four types of business organizations.
  •   List the main documents that are necessary to set up a business organization from the

    legal point of view.

  •   Develop an understanding of the general principles of Albanian labor legislation.
  •   Identify the main fixtures of the legal relationship between employees and employers.
  •   Develop an understanding of different forms of employment contracts.

    II. Requirements of course

    A. Required literature:

1. Ardian Nuni “ Business Law”, Tiranë 2007

B. Required legislation readings:

  1. Constitution of the Republic of Albania
  2. The Civil Code of the Republic of Albania
  3. The Labor Code of the Republic of Albania
  4. Summary legislation “ Traders and trading companies” Tirane 2008

III. Sistem of evaluation

Grading Scale and Quality Points:

Grade

Percentage

Quality points

A

96-100

4.00

A-

90-95

3.67

B+

87-89

3.33

B

83-86

3.00

B-

80-82

2.67

C+

77-79

2.33

C

73-76

2.00

C-

70-72

1.67

D+

67-69

1.33

D

63-66

1.00

D-

60-62

0.67

F

0-59

0.00

Student evaluation:

1 2

Active participation in class Presantation

10% 20 %

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Mid-term exam

20%

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Final exam

50%

Course Schedule

WEEK

NR. Lecture

SUBJECT

week I

Part I 3 hours

Introduction to law and to the Albanian legal system .
a.The basics of the Albanian constitutional order.

b. The nature and the main competences of legislative, executive and judiciary power.

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Ardian Nuni “ Business Law”, Tiranë 2007 (page 32 – 43 & 64-84)
Some articles of the Albanian Constitution.

week II

3 hours

. Basic principles of civil law a. The legal civil relationship.

Subjects of the civil law. Natural person.
Legal entities.

b. Legal representation.

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Ardian Nuni “ Business Law”, Tiranë 2007 (page 133-196)
Some articles of the Civil Code of the Republic of Albania.

week III

3 hours

The legal act.
The notion of the legal act. Legal act and legal facts
The elements of a legal act. The classification of legal acts.

The validity and the invalidity of the legal acts.

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Ardian Nuni “ Business Law”, Tiranë 2007 (page 99- 132 and 311-393)

week IV

3 hours

3. The Albanian contract law

  1. The nature of a contract.
  2. The formation of a contract.
  3. Types of contracts.
  4. The structure and format of a

    contract.

Basic commercial/legal issues affecting contract drafting.

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Ardian Nuni “ Business Law”, Tiranë 2007 (page 671-714
Some articles of the Civil Code of the Republic of Albania.

week V

3 hours

e. The sale of goods. Form of the contract.

Readings:

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Terms of contract.
Transfer of property between seller and buyer.
The obligations of the parties. Termination of the sale of goods contract.

Types of the sale of goods’ contracts.

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Ardian Nuni “ Business Law”, Tiranë 2007 (page

714-809)
Some articles of the Civil Code of the Republic of Albania.

week VI

Part II 3 hours

The Albanian commercial law

Introduction to Albanian commercial law.
Types of business organizations and non business organizations.

b. Commercial registry

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Ardian Nuni “ Business Law”, Tiranë 2007 (page 178-224)

Summary legislation “ Traders and trading companies” Tirane 2008

week VII

3 hours

mid term exam

week VIII

3 hours

The nature of the business organizations.
General partnerships; the definition.; partners; administration.

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Summary legislation “ Traders and trading

companies” Tirane 2008 ( article 22-55)

week IX

3 hours

Limited Partnership; the definition.; partners; administration.

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Summary legislation “ Traders and trading companies” Tirane 2008 (article 56-67)

week X

3 hours

Limited Liability Companies; the definicion; partners; administration.

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Summary legislation “ Traders and trading companies” Tirane 2008 (article 68-104)

week

3

Join-Stack Companies; the definicion;

Readings:

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hours

establishment. Shares, capital and administration.

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Summary legislation “ Traders and trading companies” Tirane 2008 (article 105-189)

week XII

Part III 3 hours

Albanian labor law

a. Introduction to labor law. b. Employment contract.

Form of the contract.
Terms of contract.
The obligations of the parties (employer and employee). Termination of the employment contract.

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Çela K “The right to work” (Tirana: 2009).
Some articles of “The Labor Code of the Republic of Albania”

week XIII

3 hours

c. Conditions of the workplace. Work hours.

Vacations.
Overtime, night work.

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Çela K “The right to work” (Tirana: 2009).
Some articles of The Labor Code of the Republic of Albania.

week XIV

3 hours

d. Salary.
Payment of salary. Deduction from salary.

Employee’s lapse of the right to claim the salary.

Readings:

Lecture in the classroom by E.Olldashi
Çela K “The right to work” (Tirana: 2009).
Some articles of The Labor Code of the Republic of Albania.

week XV

3 hours

Final exam

 

Faculty: Business &Economics.

Department: Business.

Grade: Undergraduate.

Majors: Business.

Course Program: UNYT.

Scheduele:

Instructor: Dr. Enkeleda Olldashi

Credits:

Prerequisite: