Absolute Liability (OZH602) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Absolute Liability OZH602 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Ph.D.
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmet M. KILIÇOĞLU
Course Assistants
Course Objectives In some situations, people can be responsible to compensate the damage even they do not have any negligence. These people are responsible not for negligence liability, but responsible for absolute liability. Turkish Code of Obligations settled what absolute liability situations are. If these situations are grown, people can be responsible for compensating the damage even they do not have negligence. But in some cases which the damage and the reason of the damage are not related, people can be discharge of compensating the damage. In that lecture, the reasons of absolute liability, the damages by the absolute liability, and the people who will be responsible from the absolute liability will be examined.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Seperate each other defect liability and absolute liability.
  • Solve legal dispute about absolute liability.
  • Criticize legislation about Absolute Liability
  • Offer suggestions for the development of legislation.
  • Give examples about Absolute Liability
Course Content The reasons of liability, liability depends on negligence, the reason why we have absolute liability in our codes, strict liability, different types of damages which must be compensated in absolute liability, people who will compensate for the damage, statute of limitations.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Liability, defect liability, absolute liability KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
2 The doctrine of negligence and its exception KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
3 The reasons why absolute liability is formed in the codes, the reasons of absolute liability KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
4 The effect of the negligence in absolute liabililty KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
5 Legal foundations about absolute liability KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
6 The regulations in other codes KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
7 Absolute liability situations of the State KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
8 Midterm
9 Liability on grounds of equity KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
10 Liability of employer KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
11 Liability of animal keeper KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
12 Liability of building owner KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
13 Strict liability KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
14 Liability of car owner KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
15 Liability of notaries KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. KILIÇOĞLU, Ahmet: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, 21. Bası, Ankara 2017
2. EREN, Fikret: Borçlar Hukuku Özel Hükümler, 5. Baskı, Eylül 2017

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 70
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Develops knowledge of concepts, institutions and methods of private law at the level of expertise. X
2 Makes original definition and qualification about legal concepts and methods. X
3 Analyzing and evaluating the problems of private law relations by using the information obtained, reaching new and original results and ideas. X
4 Evaluates existing or new concept or institution in the field of private law with a new thought, approach and method. X
5 Has the ability to understand and process the national and international dimensions of law by following court cases and practices. X
6 Has the ability to diagnose private law problems and solve problems. X
7 Gains a unique perspective in the field of private law. X
8 Has the ability to conduct research in the field of private law and to be able to put forth a unique scientific work. X
9 Gains the ability to make written and oral presentations in accordance with academic and ethical rules. X
10 Defends original opinions in the discussion of issues related to the field of private law and establish effective communication that demonstrates its competence. X
11 Has the ability to solve current legal problems within contemporary legal approaches. X
12 Contributes to the settlement and implementation of legal and academic codes of ethics. X
13 Contributes to the settlement of the law and justice consciousness in society and its sustainability process. X
14 Has the ability of establishing functional interaction by using strategic decision making processes in solving the problems arising from law theory and practice and affecting social life. X
15 Contributes to legal theory and practice by publishing at least one scientific article in the field of private law, nationally or internationally, in well-established and / or respected journals. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 126