LAWS205-19W (C) Whole Year 2019

Land Law

30 points
18 Feb 2019 - 10 Nov 2019

Description

The history and principles of land law.

Land Law is one of the compulsory "core" subjects of the Law course.  The primary aims of the course are:
•  To develop your understanding of the main concepts and principles of Land Law in New Zealand, including some introduction to equitable concepts;  
and
•  To develop your skills in applying these concepts and principles to solve problems.

Please note:  Related courses - LAWS393 Advanced Land Law, (offered every alternate year, and will be offered in 2019); LAWS376 Resource Management Act 1991: Selected Issues, which is offered each year; LAWS314 Environmental Law, Policy and Society; and LAWS319 Environmental Law, Conservation and the Public Interest.

Learning Outcomes

  • Like other courses in the Law School, Land Law aims to develop skills considered important for lawyers, whether or not you choose to enter private legal practice.  These skills include capacity to:
  •  read and interpret legislation
  •  read and analyse cases
  •  solve problems by reasoned analysis
  •  put forward arguments clearly and persuasively
  •  evaluate critically existing legal principles and institutions.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Biculturally competent and confident

      Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.

Pre-requisites

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00 K1 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 10:00 A1 Lecture Theatre 18 Feb - 7 Apr
29 Apr - 2 Jun
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 A7 4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
13 May - 19 May
29 Jul - 4 Aug
16 Sep - 22 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
02 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 A7 11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
20 May - 26 May
5 Aug - 11 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
03 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Music 205 4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
13 May - 19 May
29 Jul - 4 Aug
16 Sep - 22 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
04 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Rehua 103 Project Workshop 11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
20 May - 26 May
5 Aug - 11 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
05 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Meremere 526 (5/3, 19/3, 14/5)
West 212 (30/7, 17/9, 8/10)
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
13 May - 19 May
29 Jul - 4 Aug
16 Sep - 22 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
06 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Meremere 526 (12/3, 26/3, 21/5)
West 212 (6/8, 24/9, 15/10)
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
20 May - 26 May
5 Aug - 11 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
07 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 A7 (5/3, 19/3, 14/5)
Jack Erskine 441 (30/7, 17/9, 8/10)
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
13 May - 19 May
29 Jul - 4 Aug
16 Sep - 22 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
08 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 E12 (6/8, 24/9, 15/10)
Meremere 526 (12/3, 26/3, 21/5)
11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
20 May - 26 May
5 Aug - 11 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
09 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room (30/7, 17/9, 8/10)
West 213A (5/3, 19/3, 14/5)
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
13 May - 19 May
29 Jul - 4 Aug
16 Sep - 22 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
10 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 Meremere 526 11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
20 May - 26 May
5 Aug - 11 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct
11 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Jack Erskine 111 (7/3, 21/3, 16/5)
John Britten 117 HP Seminar Room (1/8, 19/9, 10/10)
4 Mar - 10 Mar
18 Mar - 24 Mar
13 May - 19 May
29 Jul - 4 Aug
16 Sep - 22 Sep
7 Oct - 13 Oct
12 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 E12 11 Mar - 17 Mar
25 Mar - 31 Mar
20 May - 26 May
5 Aug - 11 Aug
23 Sep - 29 Sep
14 Oct - 20 Oct

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 18:30 - 20:30 C1 Lecture Theatre 29 Apr - 5 May
02 Tuesday 18:30 - 20:30 C2 Lecture Theatre 29 Apr - 5 May

Timetable Note

Tutorials in LAWS205 will be held according to the timetable you will be given at the start of Term One.  Enrolment in Tutorials will be advised via email closer to the start of the course.

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Elizabeth Toomey

Lecturers

David Round(Law) , Toni Collins and Elizabeth Macpherson

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Test 30 Apr 2019 25%
Essay 31 May 2019 10%
Tutorial Attendance 5%
Final Examination 60%


The course may be assessed by way of a Test (Tuesday 30 April 2019, 6.30-8.30pm), a compulsory Essay and a Final Examination.

The assessment will be confirmed in the first week of lectures.

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Toomey, E; New Zealand Land Law; 3rd edition; Thomson Reuters, 2017.

Course links

Library portal

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,612.00

International fee $7,550.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 260

For further information see School of Law.

All LAWS205 Occurrences

  • LAWS205-19W (C) Whole Year 2019