Overview of the Legal and Justice System KASNEB Notes

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UNIT DESCRIPTION

This paper is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to apply and comply with various laws as they relate to fraud investigations.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

  • Apply the appropriate laws in fraud investigations
  • Apply the appropriate judicial process of discovering evidence
  • Relate various types of courts and their jurisdiction
  • Comply with legal and regulatory requirements

CONTENT

Basic Concepts and Type of Laws

  • Constitutional law
  • Statutory law
  • Substantive law
  • Procedural law
  • Administrative law
  • Common law
  • Civil Law
  • Civil and criminal actions of fraud
  • Criminal law
  • International law

Systems of Government

  • Unitary system
  • Federal system

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The Court System

  • Establishment, structure, composition and jurisdiction of courts
    • Supreme Court
    • Court of Appeal
    • High Court
    • Ant-corruption courts
    • Employment and Labour Relations Court
    • Environmental and Land court
    • International Court of Justice
    • Magistrates Court
    • Court Martial
    • Kadhi’s Court
    • Distinction between Courts and Tribunals
    • Tiered court system
    • Jurisdiction and venue

Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR)

  • Nature of alternative dispute resolutions (ADR)
  • Nature and types of disputes
  • Legal framework governing ADR
  • General principles of ADR
  • Negation and Conciliation
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Dispute Review Boards

Common Legal System

  • The common law and substantive law
  • The doctrine of stare decisis and case law
  • Adversarial judicial process

Civil Legal System

  • Codified Principles
  • Inquisitorial judicial process
  • Anti-corruption courts

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