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LA1106 - Contract Law 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office (pre 2015)

Available to LLB students.

This subject builds on knowledge and skills gained in LA1105/LA2011. Topics covered include discharge of contracts, remedies and vitiating factors.

Learning Outcomes

  • increase your understanding of the purposes and effects of the law of contract in our economic and social environments;
  • develop your knowledge and understanding of vitiating factors and how they impact on contractual formation;
  • reflect upon the values and assumptions inherent in the law of contract, and the impact/implications of that law on the social and economic life of Australians;
  • develop your knowledge and understanding of contract discharge by performance, agreement, operation of law, breach and frustration;
  • develop your knowledge and understanding of the remedies at common law, in equity and under statute.
Prerequisites: LA2011 or LA1105
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA2001 and LA2012

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Ms Rachel Bradshaw.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 hour lecture/week
  • 12 hours tutorials - Commence Week 2; 1 hour tutorial/week
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Ms Rachel Bradshaw
Lecturer: Dr Michael Underdown.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 hour lecture/week
  • 12 hours tutorials - Commence Week 2; 1 hour tutorial/week
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.