MLL215 - Commercial Law

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Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: (For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Prerequisite:

MLL111

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: MLC102

Content

The unit aims to introduce students to areas of law which, together with contract, regulate commercial relationships and facilitate the conduct of various commercial transactions. Topics include:

  • Agency (creation and forms of agency, authority, principal's relationship with third parties, agent's relationship with third party, relationship between principal and agent, termination);
  • Supply of goods within Australia (contract for sale of goods versus contract for work and materials supplied, passing of property, implied terms;Good Act 1958 (Vic));
  • The unconscionability provisions, unfair contract terms and consumer guarantees regimes in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)( the Australian Consumer Law); and
  • Insurance (nature and types of insurance, insurable interest, Insurance Contracts Act 1984).

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual): Quiz - 20%

Examination (2 hours) - 80%

From Trimester 2 2019

Assessment 1 (Individual): Online Multiple Choice Quiz - 10%

Assessment 2 (Individual): Problem-based Research Paper (2000 words) - 30%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

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