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Building and Construction Law (11287.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School


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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (184093) - View

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This unit traverses:
- the dynamics of the building and construction industries and the law
- the structure of legal regulation of the building industry
- the players in a building project and their legal status
- the building contract
- securities over the site, the contract and assignment
- payment claims
- building disputes
- the building site as a workplace
- completion of the building contract.

This unit may be co-taught with a G version of the unit.

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Identify and explain the nature and sources of the law generally, and specifically the law relating to building and construction, as well as its administration;

2. Identify and explain the frameworks within which building law operates at the local, state, national and international levels;

3. Identify and analyse standard industry contracts and their functions; and

4. Explain and analyse the operation of building law and the legal rights and obligations of the players in the building and construction industries.

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