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Unit of Study LEGL1007 Introduction to the Business Law of Papua New Guinea (2025)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

describe and critically discuss the structure of the Papua New Guinean legal system, and how laws are made and developed, using negligence as an example

demonstrate a basic understanding of legislation and case law relevant to business and commerce, and of the interrelationship between law and ethics

apply the fundamental principles of the laws relating to the creation, construction, and discharge of contracts, to solve contractual problems in business and commerce

apply the fundamental principles of the laws relating to negligence, consumer protection and agency to solve common legal problems encountered in business and commerce.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Essay30%
Quiz20%
Short written response50%

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