Law of Contract II
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- 02 Mar 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of contract performance, breach, termination, damages, liquidated damages, actions for debt, vitiating factors and remedies, and illegality and its effects;
- use initiative and judgement to identify, evaluate and summarise rules of contract law as per unit content;
- communicate legal issues, relevant principles and concepts, and analysis citing relevant authorities coherently, in order to develop persuasive legal argument; and
- use cognitive and creative skills to independently apply unit content to particular fact-based problems, citing authorities and using persuasive legal argument.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
This is a paired unit with LAW171. Students who have successfully completed LAW171 should undertake this unit in 2020. If students do not undertake and successfully complete this unit in 2020, they will need to complete LAW172. LAW171 will then count as a Listed Law Unit rather than a Core Unit. Students who complete LAW172 do not undertake this unit.
- EquipmentDetails - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
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- TravelDetails - Travel may be required to attend the Final Examination for this subject.
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Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject continues the investigation of the law of contract begun in LAW171 Law of Contract I. The unit deals with the second half of the law of contract, including termination and breach of contract, remedies and vitiating factors.
Written Assessment: 2000 words. This relates to Learning Outcomes (LOs) 1-4 Open Book Examination: 2 hrs 15 mins. this relates to Learning Outcomes (LOs) 1-4 There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit. UNE manages supervised exams associated with your UNE subjects. Prior to census date, UNE releases exam timetables. They’ll email important exam information directly to your UNE email address.
- Written Assessment (40%%)
- Open Book Examination (60%%)
Contract: Cases and Materials 3th ed.
Paterson, J., Robertson, A. and Duke, A.
Principles of Contract Law 5th ed.
Paterson, J., Robertson, A. and Duke, A.