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.
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.
|Unit name||Equity and Trusts|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Prof. Gino Dal Pont
Prof. Gino Dal Pont
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $1,729.00||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.
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.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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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