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LAWS13-575: Rural and Regional Legal Practice

Description

Rural and Regional Legal Practice is an elective subject in undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. The subject examines the areas of law most relevant to rural and regional legal practice in Australia. It equips students with the necessary skills to manage the challenges of legal service delivery in rural and regional areas. 

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeLAWS13-575
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,390

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the areas of law most relevant to rural and regional legal practice in Australia, including: a) wills and estates; b) business structures; c) criminal law; d) family law; e) property law and native title.
2. Demonstrate competency in exercising the following skill with creativity, initiative and judgement:
a) Present written arguments and submissions consistent with the principles of rurality in regional practice.
3. Adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, including a commitment to:
a) learning and working independently and reflectively;
b) behaving ethically and responsibly;
c) managing time effectively and meeting deadlines.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Must be admitted into a Bachelor Law degree OR Bachelor of Laws combined degree OR be an approved Study Abroad OR Exchange Law Student.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020