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Consumer credit (6 points)


Leader: Ms Elizabeth Lanyon

City Second semester 2003 (Off-campus)
City Second semester 2004 (Off-campus)

Synopsis: This subject involves a study in detail of the consumer credit legislation. Topics to be covered include: (1) the nature of credit, and the scope of the legislation; (2) truth in lending; (3) advertising; (4) formal requirements governing the contracting process; (5) variations; (6) product liability (with particular reference to linked credit providers); (7) securities; (8) guarantees; (9) unjust contracts; (10) termination and enforcement of contracts; (11) licensing and administration; and (12) the reform process and proposals for further reform.

Assessment: LLB Research essay (3000 words): 30% + Final examination (2 hours): 70%

Prerequisites: LAW2100 and LAW3400

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