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MLL325 - Land Law

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

P Badenhorst

Prerequisite:MLL327
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 4 x 1 hour classes per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit aims to familiarise students with the law relating to the creation, ownership and transfer of interests in land. It is designed to provide a thorough grounding in the statutory schemes of registration applicable in Victoria. Topics include: the definition of land and the limits of ownership; ownership and concurrent ownership of land; legal and equitable interests in land; Torrens title registration; purchasing and selling land and conveyancing; security and other interests in land including mortgages, easements and restrictive covenants; landlord and tenant.

Assessment

Assignment (Problem Based Research) 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007