6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Dr Sharon Rodrick
- Second semester 2019 (On-campus)
For students who commenced their LLB (Hons) course in 2015 or later:
LAW1111; LAW1114; LAW1112; LAW1113; LAW2101; LAW2102; LAW2112; LAW2111
For students who commenced their LLB course prior to 2015:
LAW1100 or Law1101 and LAW1102 or LAW1104; LAW2100 or LAW2101 and LAW2102 ; LAW3401 or LAW2112
For students who commenced their LLB (Hons) course in 2015 or later: LAW3111
Building on Property A, the unit examines proprietary interests that arise through the operation of equity, and co-ownership of land and goods. It then examines the Torrens System of registered title to land and the Transfer of Land Act 1958 (Vic), including: the registration process; the meaning and purpose of indefeasible title: fraud and other exceptions to indefeasibility: the compensation provisions; status and enforceability of unregistered interests; the caveat system; and the priority rules for registered and unregistered interests.
At the successful completion of this Unit students will be able to:
- Demonstrate advanced and integrated knowledge of property law, building upon learning in previous units;
- Identify, research, evaluate and synthesize relevant factual, legal and policy issues;
- Demonstrate the intellectual and legal skills to interpret judicial decisions and legislation;
- Engage in critical analysis and make reasoned and appropriate choices among alternatives;
- Demonstrate cognitive skill, creativity and professional judgement to formulate appropriate responses to complex legal problems;
- Communicate and collaborate effectively and persuasively; and
- Work with autonomy, independence and professionalism
NOTE: From 1 July 2019, the duration of all exams is changing to combine reading and writing time. The new exam duration for this unit is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
- Tutorial attendance and participation: 10%
- Collaborative research and writing assignment: 30%
- Examination (2 hours plus 30 mins reading and noting time): 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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