Business and the Law - TABL1710

Faculty: UNSW Business School

School: School of Taxation and Business Law

Course Outline: TABL1710 Course Outline

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Must not be enrolled in Program 4733, 4737, 4744

Excluded: LAWS1052

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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All students taking this course during Summer Term will be required to pay full tuition fees. This includes Commonwealth supported students who are studying at UNSW. Please see UNSW Business School courses - Summer Term fees for more information.

This course focuses on the Australian legal system. In particular, the course considers the different sources of law and the different systems of law; the Commonwealth Constitution and Commonwealth/State relations; the role of Parliament in making statute law; the Australian court system and the role of the judiciary in making “case law”; and the role of the executive (government). Areas of substantive law relevant to commerce and business dealings that are examined in detail include contract law, tort law (with particular reference to negligence), property law, consumer law and competition law.
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