MLL215 - Commercial Law

Year:

2021 unit information

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

MLL111

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MLC102
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

1 x 3 hour class and 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 3 hour class (recordings provided) and 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week

Content

The unit aims to introduce students to areas of law which, together with contract, regulate commercial relationships and facilitate the conduct of various commercial transactions. Topics include:

  • Agency (creation and forms of agency, authority, principal's relationship with third parties, agent's relationship with third party, relationship between principal and agent, termination);
  • Supply of goods within Australia (contract for sale of goods versus contract for work and materials supplied, passing of property, implied terms;Good Act 1958 (Vic));
  • The unconscionability provisions, unfair contract terms and consumer guarantees regimes in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)( the Australian Consumer Law); and
  • Insurance (nature and types of insurance, insurable interest, Insurance Contracts Act 1984).

Unit Fee Information

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