|Mining and Resources Law - LAWS8045|
This course provides a comprehensive understanding of Mining Resources Law and Practice in Australia. The mining industry is a rapidly developing area of endeavour which is central to Australia’s national development. This comprehensive course examines the legislative framework for exploration and extraction, as well as considering the relevance and applicability of other areas of law to the resource industry. Focus is placed on commercial law and corporate law, including a discussion of trade practices and funding, employment law, in particular OH&S, and environmental law, where emerging resource industries are examined against the back drop of existing environmental obligations. Finally, the course also explores the special relationship between the resources in industry in Australia and native title.
Recommended Prior Knowledge
The course builds on prior learning in your LLB degree.
Students undertaking this course will:
There is 1 assessment component:
Research Essay of 7,500 words - 100%
Topics must be agreed upon in consultation with the lecturer.
Duncan, W.D (ed). Joint Ventures Law in Australia (2nd ed) (2005) Federation Press.
Additional recommended texts are listed in the Course Outline provided by the lecturer. Also provided in the course outline are journal articles and required Legislation. When seeking access to these resources you can obtain assistance from the UNSW Library. One starting point for assistance is the UNSW Library Resources