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LAW 3531 - Contract Law: Selected Issues

Career: Undergraduate Law
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to LLB and B.Criminology with B.Laws and BArts Advanced with B.Laws students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: LAW 1503 or LAW 1510
Incompatible: LAW 2117
Assessment: TBA, but likely to include a research essay and a take-home exam

This course will examine recent developments and emerging issues in the law of contract. Possible topics will include: autonomous smart contracts and the block chain, contractual renegotiation, obligations of good faith and fair dealing, comic contracting; requirements to disclose information in pre-contractual negotiations; standard form contracting and the consumer law; the use of exclusion and indemnity clauses; internationalisation; illegality and public policy; digital contracting; approaches to contractual interpretation; unconscionability and financial transactions; implying terms; and more.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
24430 LE01 78 3 28 Jul - 15 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 5pm Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
6 Oct - 27 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 5pm Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
29062 LEC0 22 2 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: Note: This Lecture can be viewed on the web via MyUni and so has no time or location allocated to it. Students enrolling in the Lecture can attend the live lecture if space permits.