Property Law is a compulsory subject in the Juris Doctor program offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject examines the meaning, purposes and categories of property; the concepts of ownership and possession; the doctrines of tenure, estates and fixtures; native title; the Torrens system of land title; and selected topics in personal property ('finders keepers' and bailment).
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.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.