International Tourism Law is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject examines the regulation of domestic and international tourism and analyses key current issues arising in the subject area. It aims to provide students with the understanding and insights required to provide specialised legal and policy advice to the many stakeholders in tourism including governments, investors, developers, operators, marketers, special interest groups, local communities and tourists themselves.
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1. To examine the law regulating the tourism industry and particularly the law and policy governing agency and distribution, passenger transport, traveller accommodation, activities and attractions. 2. In this examination to apply principles from the many areas of law involved to an increased knowledge of the requirements of this industry gained from reading, seminars and shared experiences. 3. To consider and discuss the function and effectiveness of the law regulating tourism having regard for the underlying commercial and policy considerations. 4. To analyse key current issues arising in the subject areas and the relevant legal, policy and strategic considerations. 5. To research and write an academic paper addressing a tourism law topic of your choice (selected in consultation with the course co-ordinator, having regard for your particular career ambitions and interests).
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.
Juris Doctor students are expected to have completed a minimum of 80 credit points of compulsory law subjects.
Must be admitted into a Masters Law degree OR LA-43040 Doctor of Legal Science (Research) OR be an approved Law Study Abroad or Law Exchange 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.
Future offerings not yet planned.