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Property Law (7050.4)

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

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  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167252) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (150595) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140915) - View

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Syllabus

The areas examined include the concept of property; personal, intellectual and real; the law relating to ownership and transfer of interests in land; the system of land tenure including Torrens Title; the nature of equitable and legal estates in real property; methods of registration, acquisition and alienation of proprietary interests in land; and the transactions involved.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. The characteristics of the proprietary interests recognised by common law and equity;

2. Principles behind the recognition of interests in land and transactions with them;

3. Legal practice with respect to transactions concerning real property, and its historical and theoretical explanations;

4. Current socio-legal issues about land based resources, theoretical perspectives and likely directions of law reform; and

5. Some of the international comparative perspectives on real property law and the contributions they could make to reform.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Four hours per week.

Prerequisites

Completion of Legal Systems or equivalent. Entry to the LLB program.



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