2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Introduces the practical implications of the conveyancing transaction. Students will cover all areas involved in the preparation and completion of a conveyance of real property and an old system title together with the preparation of leases and mortgages and the execution and registration thereof.
Topic 1: Introduction
Topic 2: Formation of land contracts
Topic 3: The subject matter of the sale
Topic 4: The vendor's duty of disclosure
Topic 5: Title defects
Topic 6: Legality of structures and use
Topic 7: The deposit
Topic 8: Position of the parties pending completion
Topic 9: Requisitions and objections
Topic 10: Errors and misdescriptions
Topic 11: Inquiries and affectations
Topic 12: Preparing for settlement
Topic 13: Time
Topic 14: Strata subdivision of land
Topic 15: The revenue implications of land and business transactions
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an ability to identify the materials necessary for the preparation of a contract for the sale of land under the Torrens system and for the sale of businesses and to comply with the requirements of the relevant legislation relating to these transactions||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||identify and apply an understanding of the various laws (both statutory and case law) applicable to transactions associated with the selling, purchasing, leasing and mortgaging interests in land and businesses||Intellectual rigour|
|3||draft various special conditions necessary to be able to prepare a contract for the sale of land or businesses so as to meet the various circumstances of these transactions||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||advise clients with respect to transactions involving the sale of land and businesses, including possible conflicts of interest||Ethical practice|
|5||recognise the revenue implications of conveyancing, leasing and the mortgaging of land and the sale of businesses.||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Lane, P, Coshott, D, Chapple, S, 2018, Sale of Land in NSW Commentary and Materials, 6th edn, Thomson Reuters, Australia. ISBN: 9780455233703.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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