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|Offered at:||(G, X)|
|Cohort rule:||(Not available to Bachelor of Laws students)|
C Davids (G, X)
|Contact hours:||2 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit aims to provide students with knowledge and understanding of the Australian legal system and grounding in certain areas of law relevant to the work of police officers. The unit will also seek to engender an appreciation of the importance of civil rights and of the difficulties associated with balancing those rights and the demands of law enforcement and the prevention of crime. The syllabus includes the structure of the Australian legal system; law making and enforcement in Australia, statutory interpretation; civil rights; introduction to the law of torts; and the civil liability of police officers.
Written assignment 3000 words 30%, examination 3 hours 70% or examination 3 hours 100%
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