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Environmental and Planning Law (7907.4)

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 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166817) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (158761) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145486) - View

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Syllabus

Theoretical and historical aspects;International Environmental Law;Common Law; Environmental Impact Assessment;Land Use Planning;Nature Conservation;Heritage Protection;Pollution Discharge;Environmental Appeals and Litigation;Conclusion.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Understand the nature and sources of the law, its administration and interpretation;

2. Understand introductory Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Property Law and Law of Torts;

3. Understand the frameworks within which environmental legislation operates at the Local, State, National and International levels; and

4. Understand the operation of Environmental Law and the legal obligations of citizens in regard to environmental matters.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One three hour seminar.

Prerequisites

4977 Introduction to Business Law OR 9523 Business Law and Ethics OR 6601 Legal Methods and Skills OR 7967 Introduction to Planning
OR
Must have passed 24 credit points

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