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LA4015 - Commercial Law

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

Introduction to the law relating to sale of goods, consumer protection, subcontractors charges and the law of agency.

Learning Outcomes

  • students will develop problem-solving skills in relation to these matters;
  • students will gain a thorough understanding of the laws relating to sale of goods, consumer protection, subcontractors charges, and agency in Australia;
  • students will gain a thorough understanding of the rights of sellers/buyers/consumers in the context of goods and services contracts, the duties of employers and head contractors and the rights of subcontractors, and the duties and liabilities of principals and agents under common law and statute.
Prerequisites: (LA1105 or LA2011) and (LA1106 or LA2012)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA3003 AND LA3011

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); quizzes or tests (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton
Lecturer: Dr Helen Sungaila.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
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.