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BLAW211 Business Law Relating to Entities

An introduction to New Zealand’s legal framework and the law of commercial transactions, different forms of business and the legal requirements relating to these organisations.

Paper title Business Law Relating to Entities
Paper code BLAW211
Subject Business Law
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $813.45
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
54 points from Commerce Schedule C
Restriction
BLAW 203, ACTB 203
Schedule C
Commerce
Notes
May not be taken concurrently with or after having passed LAWS 203, 204, 307 or 407.
Contact
accountancyfinance@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Mr David Sim
Mr Gerard De Courcy
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures and tutorials
Textbooks
Hubbard, Thomas and Varnham (2013) Principles of Law for New Zealand Business Students 5th ed. Pearson, Auckland.
Course outline
View the course outline for BLAW 211
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of New Zealand law and the central role played by the government
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to identify the sources of law
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the place of the Treaty of Waitangi in the New Zealand legal system
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the fundamentals of Property Law
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the law of business organisations

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 17:00-17:50 9-15, 17-22
Tuesday 17:00-17:50 9-15, 18-22
Wednesday 17:00-17:50 9-15, 17-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 10:00-10:50 13-15, 17-22
T2 Monday 12:00-12:50 13-15, 17-22
T3 Monday 13:00-13:50 13-15, 17-22
T4 Monday 14:00-14:50 13-15, 17-22
T5 Thursday 09:00-09:50 13-15, 17-22
T6 Thursday 10:00-10:50 13-15, 17-22
T7 Thursday 12:00-12:50 13-15, 17-22
T8 Thursday 15:00-15:50 13-15, 17-22

An introduction to New Zealand’s legal framework and the law of commercial transactions, different forms of business and the legal requirements relating to these organisations.

Paper title Business Law Relating to Entities
Paper code BLAW211
Subject Business Law
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
54 points from Commerce Schedule C
Restriction
BLAW 203, ACTB 203
Schedule C
Commerce
Notes
May not be taken concurrently with or after having passed LAWS 203, 204, 307 or 407.
Contact
accountancyfinance@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Mr David Sim
Mr Gerard De Courcy
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures and tutorials.
Textbooks
Hubbard, Thomas and Varnham (2013) Principles of Law for New Zealand Business Students 5th ed. Pearson, Auckland.
Course outline
View the course outline for BLAW 211
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of New Zealand law and the central role played by the government
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to identify the sources of law
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the place of the Treaty of Waitangi in the New Zealand legal system
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the fundamentals of Property Law
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the law of business organisations

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 17:00-17:50 9-13, 15-22
Tuesday 17:00-17:50 9-13, 15-22
Wednesday 17:00-17:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 10:00-10:50 13, 15-22
T2 Monday 12:00-12:50 13, 17-22
T3 Monday 13:00-13:50 13, 15-22
T4 Monday 14:00-14:50 13, 15-22
T5 Thursday 09:00-09:50 13, 15-22
T6 Thursday 10:00-10:50 13, 15-22
T7 Thursday 12:00-12:50 13, 15-22
T8 Thursday 15:00-15:50 13, 15-22