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MLL302 - Human Rights Law

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:

(For Bachelor of Laws students only)

Unit chair:

D Meagher


MLL110, MLL111, MLL213, MLL214, MLL323



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 3 x 1 hour classes per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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.


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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