Commercial and transport law is both broad and specific in its reach. This Unit introduces broad foundations to business law within Australia before specifically applying understanding gained to the laws governing transport within Australia.
The business law foundation of this unit includes the study of five (5) major areas of civil law:
(1) Contract (which provides the foundation for most commercial transactions);
(2) Tort (which identifies compensable civil wrongs such as negligence);
(3) Property (which governs ownership and interests in land and also personal and intellectual property);
(4) Business entities and relationships (the legal entities and relationships through which business is conducted); and
(5) Business transactions (laws governing the conduct of business).
Specific transport law and policy topics are then studied including governance and regulation of transport activities; transport policy development and implementation; environmental law responsibilities for transport managers; and transport accident investigation.
|Unit name||Commercial and Transport Law|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Poomintr Sooksripaisarnkit|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Describe the basic framework of the Australian system of law-making by statute and by judge-made law.
- Describe key legal principles underlying business and transport law.
- Express legal thoughts in a clear, direct, and professional manner.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:JNB157 AND JNB255
|Assessment||Test or quiz (10%)|Case or problem activated learning (20%)|Test or quiz|Critique (30%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|
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