Service Business & Hospitality Law

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Course Outline for HTMG 3040 – Service Business & Hospitality Law

School of Hotel & Tourism Management

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Lecturer: Mr. Timon K.L. Shum


1205-6 New World Tower 1,

18 Queen’s Road Central,

Hong Kong.

Telephone No. 2525-6988, 9324-1876 Fax No. 2845-1738


Class Meetings: Monday, 17:30 – 18:15 Hours, CCS 201

Tuesday, 17:30 – 19:15 Hours, SB LT2

Semester A, Academic Year 2010-2011

Consultation Periods: By Appointment

Recommended Textbook: -

Business Law in Hong Kong by Krishnan Arjunan & Abdul Majid ( 1st Edition or 2nd Edition)

Recommended Reference Books: -

1. Introduction to Law in the Hong Kong SAR by Ian Dobinson & Derek Roebuck

2. Business Law in Hong Kong by D.K. Srivastava

3. Hong Kong Business Law by Ann Carver

4. Hong Kong Contracts by Carole Chui & Derek Roebuck

5. Commercial Law by Roy Goode

6. Law Relating to Banking in Hong Kong by Derek Roebuck

7. Law of Tort in Hong Kong by Robyn Martin

8. Law of Tort in Hong Kong by D.K. Srivastava & A.D. Tennekone

Assessment Method: -

1st Assignment - - 25%

2nd Assignment - - 25%

Final Examination (Open Notes & Books) - 50%

Course Objective: -

1. This course will be taught on the basis that students do not have any foundation legal knowledge. The aim of the course is to equip students with basic legal knowledge so that they will be able to identify and deal with legal issues which will commonly arise in the context of the service and tourism industry.

2. The focus of the course will be on the Law of Contract, Law of Tort and Employment Law as most of the legal issues arising in the context of the service and tourism industry are related to them, even though other subsidiary topics will also be covered.

3. After completing the course, it is expected that the students will be able to assist...