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MLL215 - Commercial 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:

S Cusumano

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MLC102
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.

Content

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).

Assessment

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
$1283$1283$3049$3151

* 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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