2024 unit offering information will be available in November 2023
Examines the legal and fundamental equitable principles and the statutory framework that govern contractual relations in Australia, including the performance and termination of contractual relations, remedies and vitiating factors. Critical theoretical perspectives and the key policy issues which have informed the development of various equitable and statutory interventions in the common law of contract in Australia are also analysed.
Module 1: Performance and termination under the contract
Module 2: Termination for breach and repudiation
Module 3: Delay, election and restrictions
Module 4: Vitiating factors (Misinformation)
Module 5: Vitiating factors (Abuse of power)
Module 6: Penalties, Actions for Debt & Illegality
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||identify the legal and policy issues in complex contractual cases and hypothetical situations|
|2||apply relevant legal principles to the resolution of these issues|
|3||critically analyse aspects of Contract Law from a number of theoretical perspectives|
|4||develop high levels of skill in the reading of statutes and cases|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- identify the legal and policy issues in complex contractual cases and hypothetical situations
- apply relevant legal principles to the resolution of these issues
- critically analyse aspects of Contract Law from a number of theoretical perspectives
- develop high levels of skill in the reading of statutes and cases
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