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MLL111 - Contract

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

J Taliadoros

Coordinator:

K Pniewski (S), D Allen (B), K Pniewski (W), F Tiba (X), Wilbert Mapombere (X-CBD)

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MLC101
Contact hours: 2 x 2 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

The unit involves a study of the general principles of contract law. Students will develop an understanding of the importance of contract law in commercial life and private settings and how contract problems may be approached and resolved. Students will be exposed to the policy issues raised by contract law. Topics include the nature, development and theory of contract law; formation; formalities; contractual capacity; contractual terms and their interpretation; vitiating factors; termination of contracts and remedies.

Assessment

Written Assignment 2000-4000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1224$1224$2859$2955

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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