Land Law - JURD7283

Faculty: Faculty of Law

School: Faculty of Law

Course Outline: See below

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Principles of Private Law (LAWS1150 /JURD7150), Contracts (LAWS1075/JURD7175) and Equity and Trusts (LAWS2385/JURD7285).

Excluded: JURD7282, LAWS2382, LAWS2383

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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The course examines the fundamental principles of land law in Australia. Topics covered include native title, the Torrens system, co-ownership, leases, mortgages, easements and covenants. These topics are critically analysed in their historical, social, political and economic contexts. Professional and ethical approaches to dealing with interests in land are explored.

Main Topics
  • Native title
  • Doctrines of tenure and estates
  • Contracts for the sale of land
  • Torrens system
  • Equitable interests in land
  • Leases
  • Mortgages
  • Co-ownership
  • Easements
  • Covenants
  • Strata and community title
More information can be found on the Course Outline Website.

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