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ADMS 2610 Lecture Notes - Royal Assent, Professional Negligence In English Law, Fiduciary


Department
Administrative Studies
Course Code
ADMS 2610
Professor
Robert Levine

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ADMS 2610, SECTION A - ELEMENTS OF LAW, MIDTERM EXAMINATION,
OCTOBER 27, 2009
INSTRUCTIONS: READ CAREFULLY
NAME: _________
STUDENT NUMBER: _________________
NUMBER OF QUESTIONS ANSWERED
COURSE: A ADMS 2610, ELEMENTS OF LAW – PART 1, Tuesdays, 7 pm
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: LIANA LING
Students will have TWO HOURS, 30 MINUTES (2.5 HOURS) to complete the examination
and shall begin the examination when instructed to do so.
PLEASE ENSURE YOU SIGN AFTER THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT. FAILURE
TO SIGN WILL MEAN THAT YOUR EXAMINATION WILL NOT BE GRADED.
"BY WRITING THE WITHIN MIDTERM EXAMINATION I HEREBY AGREE THAT,
AT ALL TIMES, I SHALL COMPLY WITH AND BE BOUND BY THE RULES AND
REGULATIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY REGARDING ACADEMIC HONESTY,
INCLUDING THOSE RULES WHICH PROHIBIT CHEATING AND/OR
IMPERSONATING A STUDENT.
__________________________
(Signature of student)
When you have completed the examination, quietly provide the examination and the examination
booklet to your proctor.
LIANA LING
(Course Instructor)

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ADMS 2610 SECTION A – ELEMENTS OF LAW;
MIDTERM EXAMINATION, OCTOBER 27, 2009
PART 1 – MULTIPLE CHOICE (TOTAL 15 MARKS)
CIRCLE THE CORRECT ANSWER
QUESTION 1:
The government of the province has introduced a bill into the legislature to make the recycling of
household garbage mandatory. Once it has passed third reading, the next step is that it must be
A. sent to the relevant committee for clause-by-clause study.
B. given royal assent by the Lieutenant-Governor.
C. debated in principle by the members of the legislature.
D. sent to the Senate for approval.
E. amended and prepared for its final reading.
QUESTION 2:
The professional under a contract implies promises to perform the services required in
accordance with the standard for his or her profession, and a failure to do so would constitute
______________________.
A. a lack of fiduciary duty
B. a breach of contract
C. professional negligence
D. a lack of informed consent
E. a breach of solicitor-client privilege

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QUESTION 3:
If it were decided to amend the Constitution to make ownership of property a right, it would be
necessary to have the agreement of
i. at least two-thirds of the provinces, which together make up at least half of the
population of Canada.
ii. at least half of the provinces, which together make up at least two-thirds of the
population of Canada.
iii. more than half of the members of the federal Parliament.
iv. at least two-thirds of the members of the federal Parliament.
v. all ten provinces.
A. i.
B. ii.
C. i and iii.
D. ii and iv.
E. iii and v.
QUESTION 4:
Lisa, a three-year-old girl, was having her tonsils removed. Towards the end of the surgery, Dr.
Talker answered her cell phone and failed to thoroughly check for sponges in Lisa's throat. Lisa
choked to death. Can Lisa's family successfully sue Dr. Talker?
A. Yes, Dr. Talker failed to meet the standard of care for a surgeon.
B. Yes, Dr. Talker had a duty of care to Lisa.
C. Yes, Dr. Talker's negligence caused the injury.
D. Yes, damages resulted.
E. All of the responses are correct.
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