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Restitution 506 (6 points)


Leader: Ms Susan Barkehall-Thomas

Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The study of mistake. Exploitation. Legal compulsion. Necessity. Vitiated exchanges. Liability of public authorities. Wrongful acts and defences of change of position, estoppel, passing-on, bona fide purchase, illegality and incapacity.

Assessment: Written research assignment (2500-3000 words), class test (50 minutes) and final examination (3.5 hours): 25%, 15% and 60% respectively + (Alternatively research essay and final examination: 30% and 70% respectively)

Contact Hours: Three 1-hour lectures per week

Prerequisites: LAW2100

Corequisites: LAW2200, LAW3400

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