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LA3011 - Commercial and Personal Property Law

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Introduction to personal property law, the law of sale of goods, cheques; the law of agency and bailment.

Learning Outcomes

  • students will gain a thorough understanding of the laws relating to personal property, sale of goods, negotiable instruments (Cheques), agency and bailment in Australia;
  • students will develop problem-solving skills in relation to these matters;
  • students will gain a thorough understanding of a person's rights in relation to personal property including cheques, of the rights of sellers/buyers, the duties and liabilities of principals and agents and bailors and bailees both at common law and under statute.
Prerequisites: (LA1105 OR LA2011) AND (LA1106 OR LA2012) OR (BU1112 OR BU2111 OR BU1812)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA3003 LA4015

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 22-Mar-2018
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton
Lecturers: Mr Benjamin Schierhuber, Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
    Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); quizzes or tests (30%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
    Census Date 22-Mar-2018
    Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton
    Lecturer: Mr Benjamin Schierhuber.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures
    • 12 hours tutorials
      Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); quizzes or tests (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.