MLL325 - Land Law

Year:

2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: 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:

MLL327

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
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 familiarise students with the law relating to the creation and transfer of rights and interests in land. It is designed to provide a thorough grounding in the statutory schemes of registration applicable in Victoria. Topics include: the definition of land and limits of ownership; legal and equitable interests; legal and equitable remedies; purchasing and selling land; Deeds Registration system and priorities in general land law; Torrens system of land registration and electronic conveyancing, indefeasibility of title; statutory and non-statutory exceptions to indefeasibility of title; disputes involving unregistered interests; paramount interests; assurance fund and concurrent ownership of land.

Unit Fee Information

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How to apply

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