Civil Justice (8896.2)
|Level:||Undergraduate First Year Level|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Law & Justice|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2018 Semester 2 MR Allan ANFORTH (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS
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- Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167724) - View
- Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (152008) - View
- Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140825) - View
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This unit is concerned with the enforcement of private rights created by civil law. In this unit, students will gain a basic understanding of the principles of contract law, including the nature of contract and the elements essential to its formation and remedies for breach. They will also gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of the law of torts, including the meaning of a tort and an awareness of the most common civil law problems and the principles, law and remedies available to solve them. The unit will discuss the way private legal obligations and rights may arise and how disputes may be determined.
Areas of potential civil law issues considered will include:
1. Family matters;
7. Consumer issues.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Appreciate the scope, nature and content of civil law in the Australian legal system;
2. Apply the principles of the civil law to identify appropriate causes of action and remedies; and
3. Identify appropriate dispute resolution options for a variety of civil law problems.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016
- Semester 2, 2015
2 - 3 hours per week
6602 Legal Systems or equivalent
Basic understanding of the Australian legal system.
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