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LAWS77-582: Strata and Community Title

Description

Strata and Community Title is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. Students will be provided with a practical study of common interest real estate developments with the emphasis on strata and community titles. This subject takes a ‘time-line’ approach starting with the development process and progressing through the administrative, lifestyle, asset protection and conflict phases of a project. The focus will be on Queensland legislation while highlighting similarities and differences with the legislation in other major Australian jurisdictions.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: LAWS77-582
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Semesters offered:
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Law
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,310.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,860.00

Learning objectives

1. Critically analyse the theory and practice of strata title development, governance and management in the Queensland context. 2. Compare and contrast the major differences between the legislation in Queensland and other major Australian jurisdictions. 3. Describe the technical nature of the legislation and the extent to which it is supplemented by the common law. 4. Critically examine the types of conflict that commonly exist in a body corporate environment and the way in which those conflicts are resolved.

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:

Admission into a Juris Doctor degree OR approved law Study Abroad or 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.

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
    Semester start: 16/05/2022
    Subject start: 16/05/2022
    Cancellation 1: 30/05/2022
    Cancellation 2: 06/06/2022
    Last enrolment: 29/05/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/06/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 02/07/2022
    Teaching census: 10/06/2022
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
Semester start: 16/05/2022
Subject start: 16/05/2022
Cancellation 1: 30/05/2022
Cancellation 2: 06/06/2022
Last enrolment: 29/05/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 11/06/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 02/07/2022
Teaching census: 10/06/2022