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Western University
Management and Organizational Studies
Management and Organizational Studies 2275A/B
Philip King

Chapter 1 – Knowledge of Law as a Business Asset Law in the Business Environment  Rules and Principles  Law: the set of rules and principles guiding conduct in society  1 : Protecting Persons and Their Property  Criminal Code of Canada – breaking into another person’s house, assaulting someone, or committing a commercial fraud  Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act – businesses are legally required to protect their customers’personal information  Criminal Code of Canada/- business is required to treat humanely any animals in its care  Tanning Beds Act (Nova Scotia) – ban anyone under the age of majority (18 – 19) from using tanning beds  Anti-Spam Legislation: - from fine(a per spam penalty*# of spam) to imprisonment nd  2 :Facilitating Interactions  Contract Law: rules that make agreements binding and therefore facilitate planning and the enforcement of expe
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