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MLL217 - Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts

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 Erbacher

Prerequisite:MLL111 and MLL213
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

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

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


The subject material covered in this unit falls into three main categories: tortious liability for false statements, including the tort of defamation and injurious falsehood; statutory prohibitions  on misleading or deceptive conduct and other false representations in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010; and the product liability of manufacturers under the common law and under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written assignment (1500 words) - 25%

Examination (2 hours) - 75%

Unit Fee Information

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

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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