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Property Law B (LLB254)
|Organisational Unit||Law and Criminology|
|Teaching Timetables||Murdoch S2
|Description||This unit aims to acquaint students with the principles and important institutions of real property law. Topics include: leases; mortgages, easements; profits and restrictive covenants and specific statutory property regimes including commercial tenancies and resident tenancies. Key legislation covered in the unit include: Transfer of Land Act 1895 (WA); Property Law Act 1969 (WA) and Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Agreements Act 1985 (WA).|
|Unit Learning Outcomes||On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Discuss and demonstrate in-depth understanding of the operation of the law pertaining to mortgages, leases, easements and restrictive covenants;
2. Demonstrate a sound understanding of fundamental principles of property law, including concurrent ownership and native title law;
3. Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of at least one of the Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Agreements Act 1985 (WA) or the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 (WA); and
4. Apply this knowledge and understanding to solve legal problems; and
5. Demonstrate an ability to evaluate and critically analyse the institutions of property law and the laws that implement them.
|Timetabled Learning Activities||Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials/workshops: 5 x 2 hours per semester.|
|Unit Learning Experiences||Lectures will provide a framework for studying the unit and a structured presentation of core content. Tutorials will provide students with an opportunity to engage collectively with topics in the unit and to test their understanding.|
|Assessment||An assignment and an exam.
|Prerequisites||Successful completion of LLB253 Property Law A; LLB260/LAW260 Contract.|
|Exclusions||Students who have successfully completed LAW253 Property may not enrol in this unit for credit.|
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|Internet Access Requirements||Murdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.|