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LAWS202 Law of Contract

The general principles of the law of contract and agency.

The study of Second-Year Law subjects provides the essential knowledge and skills basis for the rest of the law degree. The analytical, problem-solving and reading skills you acquired in LAWS 101 The Legal System will be further developed.

Paper title Law of Contract
Paper code LAWS202
Subject Law
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,583.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,800.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 101
Limited to
LLB
Learning Outcomes
The study of the Law of Contract will equip students to:
  1. Develop a critical understanding of the general rules, standards, principles, tensions and policies of the law governing contracts.
  2. Develop an ability to recognise the difference between rules, principles,standards and judicial discretions
  3. Acquire an understanding of the underlying policies and ongoing development of the law relating to contractual obligations, including associated liabilities
  4. Develop the ability to interpret and apply contract statutes and use the respective techniques required to apply rules, principles, standards and discretions effectively
  5. Develop the ability to interpret contractual documents
  6. Develop the ability to read and analyse cases
  7. Be able to reason through and argue a legal position
  8. Develop the ability to apply their knowledge to novel situations.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Rex Ahdar
Associate Professor Jessica Palmer
Dr Simon Connell
Textbooks
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

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Timetable

Full Year

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-15, 17-22
Wednesday 09:00-09:50 9-15, 17-22
Friday 09:00-09:50 9-14, 17-22
AND
M1 Monday 09:00-09:50 28-31, 33-34, 36-41
Wednesday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 11:00-11:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T2 Monday 11:00-11:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T3 Monday 12:00-12:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T4 Monday 12:00-12:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T5 Tuesday 09:00-09:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T6 Tuesday 09:00-09:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T7 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T8 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T11 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T12 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T13 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T14 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T15 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T16 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T17 Thursday 13:00-13:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T18 Thursday 13:00-13:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40
T19 Friday 11:00-11:50 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 28, 30, 33, 37, 39
T20 Friday 11:00-11:50 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 29, 31, 34, 38, 40

The general principles of the law of contract and agency.

The study of Second-Year Law subjects provides the essential knowledge and skills basis for the rest of the law degree. The analytical, problem-solving and reading skills you acquired in LAWS 101 The Legal System will be further developed.

Paper title Law of Contract
Paper code LAWS202
Subject Law
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
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
LAWS 101
Limited to
LLB
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Rex Ahdar
Associate Professor Jessica Palmer
Dr Simon Connell
Textbooks
Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
The study of the Law of Contract will equip students to:
  1. Develop a critical understanding of the general rules, standards, principles, tensions and policies of the law governing contracts.
  2. Develop an ability to recognise the difference between rules, principles,standards and judicial discretions
  3. Acquire an understanding of the underlying policies and ongoing development of the law relating to contractual obligations, including associated liabilities
  4. Develop the ability to interpret and apply contract statutes and use the respective techniques required to apply rules, principles, standards and discretions effectively
  5. Develop the ability to interpret contractual documents
  6. Develop the ability to read and analyse cases
  7. Be able to reason through and argue a legal position
  8. Develop the ability to apply their knowledge to novel situations.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-13, 15-22
Wednesday 09:00-09:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22
Friday 09:00-09:50 9-12, 15-22
AND
M1 Monday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41
Friday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 11:00-11:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T2 Monday 12:00-12:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T3 Monday 15:00-15:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T4 Monday 16:00-16:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T5 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T6 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T7 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T8 Tuesday 14:00-14:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T9 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T10 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T11 Tuesday 17:00-17:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T12 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T13 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T14 Thursday 09:00-09:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T15 Thursday 10:00-10:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T16 Thursday 11:00-11:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T17 Thursday 15:00-15:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39
T18 Thursday 16:00-16:50 12, 15, 20, 31, 34, 39