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LA3014 - Law of Trusts

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

Introduction to trusts and their operation in Australia including the types of trusts, the creation of trusts, trustees and their responsibilities, beneficiaries and their rights and tracing.

Learning Outcomes

  • an understanding and knowledge of the law of trusts;
  • ability to analyse and assess the law;
  • ability to identify legal issues and to apply the law to given factual situations.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to access and employ online technologies effectively;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner.
Prerequisites: LA3013
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA3001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); assignments (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.