University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

LAW 7190 - Commercial Space Law

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 4048
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Intensive
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Class participation, short issues paper and research essay

This course provides a survey of the legal and policy issues associated with the domestic and international legal regimes regulating commercial activities in, to and from space. It will provide an overview of the UN Space Treaties and the requirements imposed on States to implement and comply with international law with respect to all national space activities. It will examine domestic Australian space law and compare that to regimes in US, UK, New Zealand and other jurisdictions. It will also provide an overview of relevant commercial law issues such as technology transfer, non-disclosure agreements and contracts. It will address key issues of insurance and liability.

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Postgraduate Coursework
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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
4048 Mon 19/10/2020 Tue 20/10/2020 Wed 16/12/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
46140 SE01 25 8 9 Nov - 13 Nov Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am - 4pm  
Note: Online delivery option avilable - refer to MyUni. Seminar held in Ligertwood 5.04