2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Introduces students to the legal system of Papua New Guinea as well as aspects of business law. The unit focuses on the law of contract and also considers negligence, consumer protection and agency, with an emphasis on legal problem-solving. The connection between law and ethics and the role of ethics in business are also explored.
1. The Papua New Guinean Legal System
2. Making a Contract - Intention, Agreement and Consideration
3. Making a Contract - Capacity, Genuine Consent, Legality and Form
4. Construction of the Contract
5. Discharge and Breach of Contracts
6. Consumer Protection in the Supply of Goods and Services
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||Describe and critically discuss the structure of the Papua New Guinean legal system and how laws are made and developed||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Demonstrate a basic understanding of legislation and case law relevant to business and commerce||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Demonstrate an ability to apply the fundamental principles of the laws relating to the creation, construction and discharge of contracts, to solve legal problems in business and commerce||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Demonstrate an ability to apply the fundamental principles of the laws relating to negligence, consumer protection and agency to solve legal problems in business and commerce||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Demonstrate an understanding of the intersection between law and ethics.||Ethical practice|
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Teaching and assessment
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby
|Short written response||30%|
|Exam: open book||50%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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