Environmental and Planning Law PG (11457.1)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Law School|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 PROF Murray RAFF (Ph: +61 2 62015969 ) ON-CAMPUS
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Theoretical and Historical Aspects; International Environmental Law; Federal, State and Territory administration; Common Law; Environmental Impact Assessment; Land Use Planning; Nature Conservation; Heritage Protection; Pollution Discharge; Environmental Appeals and Litigation; Reform of Environmental & Planning Law.
This unit may be co-taught with the undergraduate version of the unit.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Describe and apply the nature and sources of the law, its administration and interpretation generally, and specifically the law relating to environmental protection and land use planning;
2. Relate the relevant aspects of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Property Law and Law of Tort to environmental and planning law;
3. Identify and interpret the frameworks within which environmental and planning legislation operates at the Local, State/Territory, National and International levels;
4. Explain, compare and contrast the ways in which the key areas of environmental and planning law may be enforced: a. Common Law protections, b. environmental aspects of Planning Law, c. Environmental Impact Assessment, d. preservation of heritage, e. conservation of nature, and f. environmental discharge licensing systems;
5. Apply the key areas of environmental and planning law to factual case studies with some complexity in the area; and
6. Critically reflect on the operation of environmental and planning law, the legal responsibilities of citizens in regard to environmental matters and directions for reform of this area of law in light of the environmental challenges of today.
- UC - Canberra, Bruce
To be advised.
7908 Environmental and Planning Law G