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MLL302 - Human Rights Law

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

0.125

Cohort rule:

(For Bachelor of Laws students only)

Unit chair:

D Meagher

Prerequisite:

MLL110, MLL111, MLL213, MLL214, MLL323

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Waterfront (Geelong): 3 x 1 hour classes 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 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%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1260$1260$2960$3059

* 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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