Property Law and Planning Legislation

Course code ARBE6341Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Provides an overview of the nature of property and of real property law. The planning procedures and development process of residential and commercial projects are examined

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolTrimester 2
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. Understand the nature of real property interests including the principal rights, responsibilities, regulations and controls affecting dealings in land.
2. Ability to analyze the planning procedures and control of the development process of residential and commercial properties.
Content1. Property law:
- Land titles, including native titles
- Systems of ownership of land
- Roles of legal, equitable interests and interest in land.

2. Planning Legislation:
- History o f land use planning in Australia
- Planning systems, including planning authorities, planning codes and development plans
- Statutory powers of planning authorities,
- Planning procedures
- Control of the development process
- Residential and commercial development
- Environmental planning control and Environment Impact assessment
- Land and Environmental court
Replacing Course(s)ARBE6340
TransitionNot applicable.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNot applicable
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1. Report on the current practice of land and property law
Essays / Written Assignments2. Case study on the procedures of the development process of residential and/or commercial projects.
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6341