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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Laws students only)|
|Contact hours:||4 x 1 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour seminar 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.|
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
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.