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MLL215 - Commercial Law

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
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:

S Cusumano

Incompatible with: MLC102
Contact hours:

Campus: 4 x 1 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


The unit aims to broaden students' knowledge and understanding of contract and to introduce them to the law relating to some of the more important commercial transactions. Topics include: assignment of contractual rights and liabilities; 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 (passing of property, implied terms, performance, remedies); the unconscionability provisions of the Trade Practices Act 1974, insurance (nature and types of insurance, insurable interest, Insurance Contracts Act 1984, insurance intermediaries, contribution, subrogation).


Written Assignment 3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

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Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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