Bachelor of Commerce
Banking Law And Practice
Exam Name: Banking Law And Practice
Course: Bachelor of Commerce
Institution/Board: KCA University
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2008/2009
THIRD YEAR STAGE 1 EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF
BACHELOR OF COMMERCE
CFM 304 – F: BANKING LAW AND PRACTICE
DATE: DECEMBER 2008 TIME: 2 Hours
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer question ONE and any other TWO questions
(a) Outline and comment on the various types of accounts that a bank may open for its
(b) When in banking law will a person qualify to be called a customer of the bank?
(c) What factors lead to the termination of the banker/customer relationship?
(d) What is the role of banking in a modern economy (7 Marks)
When dealing with a customer’s account many issues may arise. Carefully isolate such
issues and the solutions offered to them? (20 Marks)
The banking Act Cap 488 of the Laws of Kenya lays a tight procedure for the regulation of
the licensing and operations of banks in this country. Carefully outline the measures put in
place and comment on their efficacy or otherwise.
(a) What are the essential characteristics of a negotiable instrument?
(b) Discuss ways in which a bill of exchange may be discharged?
(c) Distinguish between a bill and a cheque? (5 Marks)
(a) Briefly explain the various roles which banks play in financing?
(b) What are the Principles of good lending? (6 Marks)
(c) Discuss the exceptions to the duty of confidentiality imposed on a banker?
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