JUST 2011 Law of Commercial Obligations
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 200554
Coordinator James Paterson Opens in new window
Description This unit introduces students to the Australian laws governing transactions involving the transfer, registration and use of property. Focusing on commercial applications students will consider laws governing real, intellectual and personal property including topics such as registration requirements under the Torrens title system and the Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA) as well as enforceability and alienation of proprietary interests, leases and deeds, and subsidiary interests such as covenants and easements.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject
Pre-requisite(s) LAWS 1001
- Differentiate proprietary interests in the Australian legal system;
- Critically analyse and assess the legal framework that governs property transactions in Australia;
- Articulate the legal rights, obligations and liabilities of parties to commercial transactions involving proprietary interests;
- Apply relevant legal concepts to practical property law problems.
- Torrens title system
- The PPSA (personal property Securities act)
- Registration and transfer of proprietary interests
- Enforceability and alienation of proprietary interests
- commercial leases
- Subsidiary interests including covenants, Easements
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Quizzes multiple choice||5 quizzes, best 4/5||25||N||Individual|
|Essay (problem based)||1,500 words||25||N||Individual|
|Final Exam||2 hours||50||Y||Individual|
- Hossein Esmaeili, Brendan Grigg (eds) The Boundaries of Australian Property Law (Cambridge,2016)
2022 Semester 2
Parramatta City - Macquarie St
Subject Contact James Paterson Opens in new window
Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.