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Environmental and Planning Law G (7908.3)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School

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    • Semester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178170) - View
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    Syllabus

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

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be competent in their understanding of:

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

    2. Introductory Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Property Law and Law of Torts;

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

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

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    One three hour seminar per week or equivalent in intensive format.

    Prerequisites

    None


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