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Roman Law - I (HKUK103)

Roman law, which constitutes the basis of many legal systems currently in force in different countries, will be considered in two stages. In the first part of the course, following preliminary remarks on the history and political and legal development of Roman society, the sources and main principles of Roman law are examined. The course then considers the law of persons: the concept of personality, capacity in general -persons as subject to rights and obligations, the capacity to act and the concept and different types of legal persons, -e.g. agency, and finally, procedural and bankruptcy law and the judicial system of Rome.

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