CPA Section 1 – Business Law (KASNEB)


This unit is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to apply the principles of legal system and business law in various environments.

What Will I Learn?

  • A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:
  •  Demonstrate knowledge of essential elements of the legal system
  •  Demonstrate knowledge of legal personality
  •  Apply law of contract and tort in various scenarios
  •  Apply general principles of business law in practice.

Topics for this course

95 Lessons

Nature, purpose and classification of law

Meaning of law
Nature of law
Purpose of law
Classification of law
Law and morality

Sources of Law

Administrative Law

The Court System

Alternative dispute resolutions

Law of Persons

Law of Tort

Law of Contract

Sale of Goods

Hire Purchase Contracts



Indemnity and Guarantees


Negotiable instruments

The Law of Property

Emerging Issues and Trends

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Material Includes

  • Lecture Videos, Notes and Revision Question and Answers


  • A person seeking to be registered as a student for any of the professional examinations must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following minimum qualifications:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination with an aggregate average of at least grade C+ (C plus) or its equivalent.
  • Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE) with at least TWO Principal passes provided that the applicant has credits in Mathematics and English at Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE) level or equivalent qualifications.
  • kasneb technician, diploma or professional examination certificate.
  • A degree from a recognised university.
  • International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examination grade C in 6 papers with C in both English and Mathematics.
  • Such other certificates or diplomas as may be approved by kasneb.

Target Audience

  • Students interested to pursue CPA course
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