Faculty of Law

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Law
OfferedNot offered in 2013



This unit covers a range of issues relating to taxation litigation and drafting, including:

  • notices of objection
  • ruling applications
  • appeal statements
  • notices of appeal
  • presenting submissions
  • High Court Special Leave applications
  • preparation of opinions and advice.


On completion of this unit, students will have a solid understanding of the taxation litigation and appeal process, the ruling system and the Australian Taxation Office's information gathering powers. They will also have an understanding of key issues relating to the preparation of opinions and submissions in the area of taxation law.


Writing memorandum (3,750 words): 50%
Mooting: 30%
Drafting exercise (1,500 words): 20%