Courses & Units

Equity and Trusts LAW353

Hobart

Note:

Compulsory core unit for students in new Law degrees, who commenced in 2013 or later, with course codes: 63I, 63J, 63K, 63L, 63M, 63N, 63O and 63P. Also degrees commencing 2014 63Q and 63R.

From 2014 students who have not passed LAW307 AND LAW450 will need to substitute LAW353 AND LAW454.

Introduction

This unit builds on students' existing understanding of the law of private obligations by focusing on the obligations stemming from the law of equity and trusts. The unit includes analysis of the creation, content and consequences of the trust as a vehicle for obligations, and its specific community and commercial applications. Core equitable doctrines, including the law of fiduciaries and confidentiality, are also examined. Practical skills include legal problem solving and legal reasoning.

Summary

Unit name Equity and Trusts
Unit code LAW353
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator

Prof. Gino Dal Pont

Teaching staff

Prof. Gino Dal Pont

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $1,561.00 090900

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

LAW204 OR LAW256 AND LAW255 AND LAW252 AND LAW254 AND LAW250 AND LAW251 AND LAW253 OR LAW222 AND LAW225 AND LAW226 AND LAW205 AND LAW224 AND LAW221 AND LAW223 OR LAW224 AND LAW223 AND LAW352 AND LAW221 AND LAW351 AND LAW253 AND LAW222.

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

LAW450

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

TBA

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

G E Dal Pont, Equity and Trusts in Australia, 6th ed, Lawbook Co, 2015

G E Dal Pont, Equity and Trusts- Commentary and Materials, 6th ed, Lawbook Co, 2015

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