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Environmental law 406 (6 points)



Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Controls designed to control pollution of air, water, and land, noise pollution, and conservation of the national estate. Enforcement of such controls. Relevance of environmental considerations over a wide range of decision making processes. Environmental impact assessment. An introduction to planning law. Coordination of environmental controls between Commonwealth and States including relevant provisions of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth). Environmental litigation, including issues of justiciability, and the standing of private citizens and environmental groups.

Assessment: Research paper (4000 words) 50% of final mark and a 1 hour exam (plus 30 minutes reading time) 50% of final mark OR a two hour exam (plus 30 minutes reading time) 100% of final mark

Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures per week

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