LAWS331-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Commercial Law I: Sales and Consumer Law

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


The course involves a detailed study of the law relating to sale of goods, consumer guarantees, fair trading and other consumer protection legislation.

This course involves a detailed examination of sale of goods and the rules relating to consumer sales. This encompasses material from the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017, the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 and the Fair Trading Act 1986.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the course, successful students will be able to analyse a complex factual situation in terms of the law relating to sales and construct a statement of the parties' legal position. Students will also understand specific legal protections available to consumers and others in relation to sales contracts.

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.





Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 13:00 - 15:00 A2 Lecture Theatre
22 Feb - 28 Mar
26 Apr - 6 Jun

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Matthew Barber


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 28 Apr 2021 50%
Final Examination 50%

The assessment is likely to be an Assignment and a Final Exam.

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

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $831.00

International fee $4,200.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Faculty of Law.

All LAWS331 Occurrences

  • LAWS331-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021