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Advanced study of contemporary concepts of real property. This course is offered in alternate years.
This course provides further in-depth study of several concepts of real property introduced in the second-year Laws 205 course Land Law.The concepts explored are all current issues. They comprise recent developments in title fraud, the rights of creditors, restrictive covenants and other contemporary problems encountered by property owners. Where relevant, the correlation to the Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 with Torrens title is also studied.The course seeks to give students a thorough knowledge of the topics presented. Selected case studies are used to aid understanding. All topics are carefully chosen to inter-relate, reflecting the practical reality that no legal problem can be treated in isolation. Students are encouraged to adopt a lateral approach to the problems presented. Wherever possible, the course is run on a seminar-type basis.Students enrolling for this course should normally have completed the LAWS 205 Land Law course.This course is offered only in alternate years. It will NOT be offered in 2018.
(i) LAWS101; and (ii) LAWS110; (iii) LAWS205
The assessment for this course may consist of a research essay and a take home test. The assessment will be confirmed in the first week of lectures.There is no final examination. This course is 100% internally assessed.
Domestic fee $775.00
International fee $3,525.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
School of Law.