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									DoDEA Professional Technical Studies                                                         Business/Computers


                                           Business Law
                                     LAP 9 – Capacity to Contract


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                                                                   Period ___________________________

                                                                   Date Started     _____________________

                                                                   Date Completed      ___________________




DoDEA Standards
♦PT3c Incorporate appropriate leadership and supervision techniques, customer-service strategies, and
      standards of personal ethics to communicate effectively.

♦PT5e Abide by and apply the principles of law as a citizen of a global community.

Objectives
♦      Define minority and explain how a contract made by a minor is voidable by the minor.
♦      Recognize the consequences of a minor’s misrepresentation of his or her age.
♦      Explain ratification of minor’s contracts, including those actions that have the effect of ratification.
♦      Distinguish a minor’s responsibility in regard to contracts for necessaries.
♦      Identify persons other than minors who may disaffirm contracts.

Text             - Understanding Business and Personal Law
Resource         - Chapter 9

Time Frame       - 3 hours (suggested) for textbook assignments

Introduction     - Have you ever signed a contract? Were you aware of the protection afforded minors by the
                 law?

Turn in completed activities as directed by instructor.

_____   Read Chapter 9, Capacity to Contract, pages 116-124
_____   Read Review Summary, page 125
_____   Complete Workbook pages 23-24
_____   Complete Applying Critical Thinking Skills, page 126, questions 1, 3 and 4
_____   Complete Applying Human Relations Skills, pages 126-127
_____   Complete Cases in Point, choose 2
_____   Complete Cases to Judge, choose 1
_____   Complete Chapter 9 Test

Self Assessment – “I /I can…”
_____ define minority and explain how a contract made by a minor is voidable by the minor.
_____ recognize the consequences of a minor’s misrepresentation of his or her age.
_____ explain ratification of minor’s contracts, including those actions that have the effect of
      ratification.
_____ distinguish a minor’s responsibility in regard to contracts for necessaries.
_____ identify persons other than minors who may disaffirm contracts.


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