Pacific Legal Studies

15 points

Not offered 2021, offered in 2020

For further information see School of Law


This course offers an introduction to the law and legal systems in Pacific island countries and territories. It examines customary law and its relationship with state law against a background of legal pluralism and cultural relativism. It provides students with the opportunity to place law within a regional context and undertake research of regional significance. This course may be available to students enrolled in other degrees (with waiver of co-requisites). This course is offered in alternate years.