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The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to selected topics in natural resource law in New Zealand including: mining and energy law; the specific legislative, administrative and common law regimes for selected natural resources; the interaction of relevant statutes with the Resource Management Act 1991; the ability to own natural resources; the relationship of that ownership to the ownership of land; the role of private property in resource management, and Maori claims to natural resources.
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.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
LAWS202 - LAWS206
Students must attend one activity from each section.
and Elizabeth Macpherson
Research essay (50%) and final exam (50%)The assessment will be confirmed in the first week of lectures.
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.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.
For further information see
School of Law.