Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
LAWS courses are only available to students enrolled in Bachelor of Laws (LAWS) degree programs.
This course introduces students to the laws governing commercial transactions, primarily in the area of personal property. The course deals at length with the Sale of Goods Act 1923 (NSW) and with product liability. The course also covers the Australian Consumer Law, particularly in relation to consumer transactions and consumer guarantees and the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth). Classes are held at Callaghan Campus.
The objective of the course is for students to have a basic knowledge of the principles taught and to be able to apply this knowledge to every day problems which may arise in a commercial context.
Topics covered are:
1. Transfer of property in goods
2. Sale of Goods, including outline of Sale of Goods Act and the Australian Consumer Law provisions affecting sales of goods
3. The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth)
5. Sale of Goods Implied Warranties
6. Implied terms and their exclusion under the ACL
7. Remedies under the ACL
Legal System and Method (LAWS1001A, LAWS1001B,) Torts (LAWS1003A, LAWS1003B), Criminal Law (LAWS2004A, LAWS2004B) Contracts (LAWS3004A, LAWS3004B), and Company Law (LAWS4005)
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term