LAWS 4014 Remedies

Credit Points 10

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Description This subject examines the principles of the major common law, equitable, restitutionary and statutory remedies available in Australia to wronged parties in a variety of circumstances. Emphasis is on the analysis of practical and theoretical advantages and disadvantages of various remedies. Topics include the effectiveness of common law, equitable and statutory remedies and the law of restitution and the scope of each of these remedies.

School Law

Discipline Law, Not Elsewhere Classified.

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Pre-requisite(s) LAWS 3018 Equity and Trusts

Equivalent Subjects LAWS 3020 Equity Trusts and Remedies 2 AND
LAWS 3064 Remedies

Learning Outcomes

1. Analyse common law, equitable, restitutionary, and statutory remedial concepts
2. Analyse and solve practical remedial problems and theoretical legal issues
3. Evaluate legal information from a range of primary and secondary sources
4. Construct critically arguments by reference to appropriate evidence, authority and alternative perspectives

Subject Content

1. Common law damages
2. Account of Profits
3. Restitution for Unjust Enrichment
4. Restitution and Disgorgement Generally
5. Declaratory Relief
6. Specific Performance
7. Injunctions
8. Quasi-injunctive relief
9. Rescission
10. Equitable Compensation
11. Damages in Equity
12. Constructive Trusts
13. Rectification
14. Delivery up
15. Specific Restitution of Property
16. Statutory Remedies
17. Other Remedies
18. Defensive Remedies

Assessment

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.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Reflection 1 page 20 N Group
Professional Task 2,500 words 35 N Individual
Final Exam 3 hours 45 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Covell & Lupton, Principles of Remedies 7th ed, LexisNexis, 2019.

Teaching Periods

Autumn

Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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