Courses & Units

Competition Law LAW604

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


The unit will provide you with an overview of the major themes of competition law, and in particular Part IV of the Competition and Consumer Act (Cth) 2010 (CCA) (as amended). The unit has the following aims: to raise your awareness of major areas of competition law; to encourage you to think critically about the law relating to competition law; and to introduce you to the core features of the CCA and the application throughout the market.


Unit name Competition Law
Unit code LAW604
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator Ms Sharlene Brown
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced


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Learning Outcomes

  • know and understand the core features of part iv of the cca, and in particular provisions dealing with cartel conduct, anti-competitive arrangements, mergers, exclusive dealing and resale price maintenance
  • know and understand key provisions relating to access to essential infrastructure, and part iiia of the cca
  • have developed practical skills in recognising and researching competition law problems and issues
  • be able to apply your knowledge and practical skills to factual scenarios relating to competition law issues
  • have an understanding the broader economic, social and policy contexts in which competition law operates
  • be able to evaluate the adequacy of existing competition law and assess the options for law reform.
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LAW204 - Administrative Law) AND ((LAW250 - Constitutional Law AND LAW251 - Contract Law AND LAW252 - Foundations of Private Law AND LAW253 - Foundations of Public Law AND LAW254 - International Law AND LAW255 - Legal Reasoning AND LAW256 - Torts) OR (LAW222 - Contract Law B AND LAW223 - Torts A AND LAW224 - Torts B AND LAW225 - Criminal Law A AND LAW226 - Criminal Law B AND LAW205 - Constitutional Law 1 AND LAW221 - Contract Law A) OR (LAW222 - Contract Law B AND LAW223 - Torts A AND LAW224 - Torts B AND LAW351 - Criminal Law A AND LAW352 - Criminal Law B and Criminal Procedure AND LAW253 - Foundations of Public Law AND LAW221 - Contract Law A)


AssessmentExamination - invigilated (centrally) (40%)|Examination - invigilated (centrally) (60%)
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