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MLL302 - Human Rights Law

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

(For Bachelor of Laws students only)

Unit chair:

T Bari

Prerequisite:

MLL110, MLL111, MLL213, MLL214, MLL323

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

The Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities 2006 (Vic) (the Charter) commenced on 1 January 2008. The Act states that to the extent that it is possible all legislation in Victoria must be interpreted in a manner which is compatible with human rights.  Public authorities are also required to grant the rights set out in the Charter. The impact of the Charter is wide-ranging. All legal practitioners must be familiar with the operation of the Charter to properly advise clients regarding their rights and remedies. This unit will provide students with a sound understanding of the Charter.

Assessment

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

From Trimester 2, 2017:

Written assignment (Individual) Research essay (2500 words) 50%

Examination (Short-answer and essay questions) 2 hours, 50%

Unit Fee Information

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