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Air law 406 (6 points)



Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: The main legal principles governing the carriage of passengers and goods by air (and to an extent by land) within Australia. Liability of air carriers for the death and personal injury of passengers under Part IV of the Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959, liability of carriers and freight forwarders in the carriage of cargo by air, liability of government aviation authorities, aviation products liability and environmental law relating to aircraft noise. Aerial hijacking and other unlawful interference with aircraft and aviation facilities.

Assessment: Optional research assignment (3500 words): 35% + Take-home examination: 100% or 65%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures per week

Prerequisites: LAW2100

Corequisites: LAW2200

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