Terms 1. Presidential Decrees – указы Президента 2. Resolutions of KZ Cabinet of Ministers – постановления Правительства 3. Cabinet of Ministers – Правительство 4. Local Governments – административно-территориальные единицы 5. Physical entities – физические лица 6. Legal entities – юридические лица
Plan for the next three lectures I. Civil Legislation II. Focus (Subject) of the Civil Law III. Parties to Civil Relationships
I. Civil Legislation (гр. законод-во) 1. Constitution, constitutional statutes* Resolutions of KZ Const. Council 2. Civil Code Resolutions of KZ Supreme Court 3. Statutes 4. Presidential Decrees 5. Resolutions of KZ Cabinet of Ministers 6. Acts of local governments *International Treaties, that KZ has joined, have priority over national legislation
II. Focus (Subject) of the Civil Law What relations does Civil Law regulate? Goods & Money Relations (affiliated with them personal rights) – art. 1, KZ Civil Code
II. Focus (Subject) of the Civil Law Relations, regulated by Civil Law Property (Имущественные) Relations Title relations (Вещные Отношения = =собственности) Binding Relations (Обязательственные) Inheritance relations (Наследственные) Personal relations Connected with Property relations Connected Intangible Assets (Нематериальные блага)
Example Simpson called Boris Bastard!! several times over the phone.
Example Boris would like to bring legal action against Simpson. What area of law might Boris use against Simpson? criminal or civil?
Example Boris would like to bring legal action against Simpson. What area of law might Boris use criminal or civil against Simpson? Both. Criminal – insult & Civil - Emotional distress, i.e., moral damages.