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LA2016 - Land Law 2

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in contemporary law and policy on the nature and the operation of the Torrens system of land title and specific interests in land. It builds on the foundation knowledge about land law gained from LA2015 (Land Law 1). The subject thoroughly examines the operation of the Land Title Act 1994 (Qld), and addresses both common law and statutory regulation of mortgages, leases and easements with particular focus on the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld).

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse and critique the concept of property through historical and contemporary perspectives;
  • Resolve legal issues involving land law through analysing legal problems by researching and applying relevant statute and case law;
  • Apply knowledge and legal principles to land law scenarios.
Prerequisites: (LA1101 and LA1102) and (LA2015 or LA2021)allow concurrrent enrolment for LA2015
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA2003

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Chris Davies
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chris Davies, Mrs Salome Pretorius.
Contact hours:
  • 38 hours - Combined lectures, tutorials/workshops; lecturer directed activities
    Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Chris Davies
    Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chris Davies, Dr Jim Hackett, Mr Gary Meyers.
    Contact hours:
    • 38 hours - Combined lectures, tutorials/workshops; lecturer directed activities
      Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); participation in class activities (20%); essays (30%).

      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.