Course code JurZ2030

Credit points 2

Basics of Law and Entrepreneurship Laws

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation10.03.2015

Responsible UnitInstitute of Economics and Regional Development

Course developer

author Ekonomikas un reģionālās attīstības institūts

Alla Pūce

Mg. paed.

Course abstract

Students gain knowledge on the basics of state and law theory and get an insight in leading branches of law – constitutional law, administrative and civil law. The gained knowledge can be used for solving legal problems and exercising rights. Students get acquainted with legal laws and regulations governing the activities of entrepreneur; acquire an understanding of the legislative process and content of businesses legal registration rules. Students gain practical skills in preparing legal documents are also acquired.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• knowledge on the basics of the science of law, the evolution of the idea of rights, and on the functions and role of rights nowadays. Students gain knowledge on the procedures of elaborating and passing legal acts, their coming into force, the hierarchy of legal acts, and legal acts regulating entrepreneurship.
• skills – students are competent in the legal system of Latvia, use sources of law, identify legal problems and significant facts needed to solve these problems, students can apply provisions of the legal acts regulating business, assess the requirements of legal acts, and apply them in simple situations;
• competence – student can independently analyze and assess legal phenomena and processes in various branches of law, students can explain various legal terms, be competent in the hierarchy of legal acts, and characterise the most significant requirements of the legal acts regulating business.

Compulsory reading

1. Balodis K. Ievads civiltiesībās. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2007. 384 lpp.
2. Iļjanova D. Vispārējo tiesību principu nozīme un piemērošana. Rīga: Ratio iuris, 2005. 144 lpp.
3. Komerclikums (2002): LR likums [tiešsaiste]. [skatīts 28.05.2015.]. Pieejams:
4. Civillikums: LR likums (1937) LR Normatīvie dokumenti: Civillikums, Civilprocesa kodeks, Darba likuma kodeks. [tiešsaiste]. Pieņemts 28.01.1937.; stājas spēkā 01.09.1992. [skatīts 28.05.2015.]. Pieejams:

Further reading

1. Neilande J. Komersanta ABC. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2013. 272 lpp.
2. Likums „Par Latvijas Republikas Uzņēmumu reģistru” (1990): LR likums [tiešsaiste]. [skatīts 28.05.2015.]. Pieejams:

Periodicals and other sources

1. - Latvijas Republikas tiesību akti. [tiešsaiste]. [skatīts 28.05.2015.]. Pieejams:
2. Latvijas Vēstnesis: Latvijas Republikas oficiālais laikraksts. Rīga: Valsts uzņēmums "Latvijas Vēstnesis". ISSN 1407-0391
3. Jurista vārds: una lex-una iustitia omnibus. Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2006- ISSN 1691-2462