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Introduction to Business Law (4977.7)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Law & Justice

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    Syllabus

    This course aims to provide students with a basic foundation in law and legal processes in Australia, leading to an examination of the law of contract, agency, negligence, and consumer protection. The examination of basic law and legal processes concentrates on the structure of law, legal reasoning and the use of precedent. It also examines techniques for statutory interpretation, focussing on commercial law and legal issues. Critical aspects of the law of contract, the law of agency, the civil wrong of negligence, consumer protection and the sale of goods including application of the Trade practices Act will form the focus of the course.

    Learning Outcomes

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    1. The role of commercial law in Australian business activity

    2. The basic framework of the law effecting business transactions

    3. The essential principles governing the application of that law in a commercial context

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    Prerequisites

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