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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles of property law and how complex property relationships are regulated by the State;
- use cognitive skills to identify legal issues and apply legal and theoretical principles to resolve property claims and ownership issues;
- use initiative and judgment to critically analyse and evaluate information and concepts relating to interests and obligations in property and property rights with respect to co-ownership, Old System Title, the Torrens regime, priority rules, mortgages, leases, easements and covenants, native title, and critically evaluate the implications of property law principles in Australia; and
- present structured well-researched and referenced responses to both set hypothetical problems and research topics.
- 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 must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Candidature in Bachelor of Laws (4 Years). To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- 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).
- SoftwareDetails - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- 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.
Property Law introduces students to the theoretical foundation, conceptual bases, and the context of the law of property; how a property interest arises, how it may be construed or enforced, and how it may end; the statutory schemes of registration for both Old System Title land and Torrens Title land; how multiple property interests may co-exist and how the interest holders' respective rights, obligations, and remedies are ascertained; and the principles of native title. This subject meets the Priestley requirements for property.
Assessment 1 Online Quiz: Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-2 Assessment 2 Written Assessment: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 3 Final Examination: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will be offered 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 (30%)
- Open Book Examination - 2 hrs 15 mins (60%)