MLL117 - Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MLL107, MLL217
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

MLL111

Incompatible with: MLL217
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Cloud Provided Learning Material (including 2 hour recording) and 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Cloud Provided Learning Material (including 2 hour recording) and 1 x 2 hour Cloud seminar (live streamed and recording provided) per week

Content

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.

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