Master’s thesis in the private law branch on arbitration as a means of settling consumer contract disputes/a comparative study,,,
On Thursday, September 14, 2023, the Private Law Branch at the College of Law at the University of Mosul discussed a master’s thesis on arbitration as a means of settling consumer contract disputes/a comparative study, part of which was attended by Assistant Professor Dr. Wissam Nemat Ibrahim Al-Saadi, Dean of the College, and Professor Dr. Khalaf Ramadan Muhammad, Assistant Dean for Administrative and Financial Affairs. Professor Dr. Muhammad Siddiq Muhammad Abdullah, Assistant Dean for Scientific and Student Affairs, and a number of members of the College Council and its teachers.
The thesis submitted by student Imad Abdullah Habash in the private law branch dealt with arbitration as a means of settling consumer contract disputes, as the importance of arbitration appears in contracts that cover people’s needs for goods and services. It is noted that the Iraqi Consumer Protection Law No. 1 of 2010, which is one of the modern laws and is supposed to It should be of great importance in introducing these disputes and stipulating amicable methods for settling them. However, this law does not stipulate these amicable methods, including arbitration, as the matters regulating it remain due to the Iraqi Procedures Law No. 83 of 1969, as amended, which is the sole and main reference for matters related to arbitration.
The message aims to explain that the Iraqi legislator, in Consumer Protection Law No. 1 of 2010, took the broad concept in defining the consumer, as it stipulated in Article 1 the natural or legal person who supplies a good or service with the intention of benefiting from it. The Iraqi, Lebanese, and Algerian law also applied the status of consumer to persons. Natural and moral, while French law was limited to the natural person and not the moral person.
The discussion committee was headed by Professor Dr. Mustafa Nateq Saleh, the membership of Professor Dr. Medhat Saleh Ghayeb, the membership and supervision of Assistant Professor Dr. Bushra Khaled Turki, and the membership and supervision of Assistant Professor Dr. Radwan Hashem Hamdoun.