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LAWS425 Energy Law

Legal framework for minerals ownership, access and exploitation, governance of the electricity and gas industries; energy contracts; environmental issues for energy participants including the emissions trading scheme.

Paper title Energy Law
Paper code LAWS425
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $633.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,720.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 201
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
May not be credited together with LAWS485 passed in 2010-2013 or LAWS477 passed in 2014.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Ceri Warnock
Textbooks
Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
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
Students will:
  • Understand the structure of the energy industry in New Zealand
  • Identify and be able to critique the main regulatory approaches used in governing the NZ energy industry
  • Identify the main challenges facing the regulation of the energy industry
  • Have gained experienced in researching, evaluating and critiquing the complex case law, legislation and policy documentation prevalent in this field
  • Have practised formulating and testing complex legal arguments
  • Have experienced working with colleagues to formulate solutions to the problems set.

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Timetable

Second Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

Legal framework for minerals ownership, access and exploitation, governance of the electricity and gas industries; energy contracts; environmental issues for energy participants including the emissions trading scheme.

This paper will consider:

  • The legal framework for minerals exploitation
  • Governance of the electricity and gas industries
  • Environmental issues for energy participants, including the emissions trading scheme

Paper title Energy Law
Paper code LAWS425
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018
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.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
LAWS 201
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
May not be credited together with LAWS485 passed in 2010-2013 or LAWS477 passed in 2014.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Ceri Warnock
Textbooks
Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
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
Students will:
  • Understand the structure of the energy industry in New Zealand
  • Identify and be able to critique the main regulatory approaches used in governing the NZ energy industry
  • Identify the main challenges facing the regulation of the energy industry
  • Have gained experienced in researching, evaluating and critiquing the complex case law, legislation and policy documentation prevalent in this field
  • Have practised formulating and testing complex legal arguments
  • Have experienced working with colleagues to formulate solutions to the problems set

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018

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