Law for Managers

Course code LEGL6001Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Business and LawNewcastle Law School

Introduces the structure of the Australian legal system and the fundamental principles of commercial law. Topics include the nature and sources of law, the court hierarchy and common law, legislatures and statute law, the Federal system, precedent, statutory interpretation, contracts, negligence and product liability, agency, basic meeting procedure and the duties of company directors. Classes will be held at University House.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesIntroduces the structure of the Australian legal system and the fundamental principles of commercial law.
ContentTopics include the nature and sources of law, the court hierarchy and common law, legislatures and statute law, the Federal system, precedent, statutory interpretation, contracts, negligence and product liability, agency, basic meeting procedure and the duties of company directors. Classes will be held at University House.
Replacing Course(s)na
Transitionna
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsOne written assignments
Examination: Formal
Contact HoursLecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term