This unit requires a minimum of 20 students.
This unit introduces students to the laws and conventions that regulate the parliamentary process. It will cover a range of topics including the processes undertaken to introduce legislation, the positives and negatives of the current electoral system and elections,, parliamentary privilege, the constitutional basis for our democracy and Court scrutiny of the parliamentary process, scrutiny of parliament and parliamentary committees and the roles of the executive, government, opposition and independent members of parliament.
|Unit name||Parliamentary Law and Practice|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Richard Herr|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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PrerequisitesLAW204 - Administrative 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 AND LAW250 - Constitutional Law) OR (LAW205 - Constitutional Law 1 AND LAW221 - Contract Law A AND LAW222 - Contract Law B AND LAW223 - Torts A AND LAW224 - Torts B AND LAW225 - Criminal Law A AND LAW226 - Criminal Law B) OR (LAW221 - Contract Law A AND 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)
|Assessment||Direct Observations of Clinical Encounters (DOCEs) (100%)|
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