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Environmental and Planning Law (7907.4)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School



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    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.


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

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