problem 1: Primary legislation embraces Acts of Parliament, thus giving effect to the intentions of Parliament.
a) Describe how a Bill becomes an Act of Parliament.
b) Compare and contrast primary legislation with secondary legislation.
problem 2: A number of factors will be considered by an hotelier before a business is opened. Examine main decisions that will be considered throughout the planning and development phases of a new catering enterprise.
problem 3: Occupiers of premises owe a statutory duty of care to their lawful visitors.
a) Describe the duty owed to lawful visitors and contrast the duty, if any, owed to trespassers.
b) Staying overnight at the Grand Hotel, a guest is awoken by a noise outside her room, whereupon she apprehends a burglar and, throughout the ensuing struggle, her arm is broken. In his anxiety to escape, the burglar trips over a hole in the carpet and breaks his leg. Both parties are in hospital and are seeking to sue the hotel. You are to advice both parties on their legal rights.
problem 4: Section 1(1) of the Hotel Proprietors Act 1956 draws a distinction between ‘inns’ and other establishments.
a) What do you mean by inn?
b) Examine the innkeeper’s right of lien.
c) Describe the innkeeper’s position when a traveler departs from the premises having failed to pay for refreshment consumed.
problem 5: Safety at work is of paramount significance to the running of a hotel or catering enterprise. Examine regulations that cover this aspect of the business.
problem 6: A registered club is a premise where surplus of income over expenses is used for the advantage of the members and club property is owned in equal shares by the members.
a) Examine the needs to which a registered club must adhere for a registration certificate to be granted.
b) Describe reasons why a club might not succeed in the application for a registration certificate.
problem 7: Every employee has a right not to be discriminated against throughout the course of their work.
a) Describe, with illustrations, ways in which an employee might be discriminated against on the grounds of gender.
b) Describe how, other than on the grounds of sex discrimination, an employee might be discriminated against throughout employment.
problem 8: It shall be the duty of every employer to give a safe place of work for their employees.
a) Identify employees who might be at special risk, and describe steps an employer must take to provide them with additional protection.
b) Describe how the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations offers protection to all employees.
c) describe the duties of an employer under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations.