A study of the law and practice relating to banking and the financing of business transactions.
This paper examines the law and practice of banking. Topics include the bank-customer relationship, guarantees, payment systems (such as EFT-POS transactions, credit cards, bills of exchnage and cheques), banking services, lender liability, and the recovery of mistaken payments. Statutory regulators of banking business are also examined along with the Code of Banking Practice and the Office of the Banking Ombudsman.
|Paper title||Banking Law|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$646.20|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,856.00|
- LAWS 202 and 66 further LAWS points
- Pre or Corequisite
- LAWS 301 and any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
- Limited to
- LLB, LLB(Hons)
- Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
- More information link
- View more information on the Faculty of Law's website
- Teaching staff
- Professor Struan Scott
- Paper Structure
- The method of instruction is a combination of lectures and small group student-led seminars. To accommodate the seminars, scheduled classes may be replaced with others to be held at another time. This will be done with the agreement of members of the class.
- 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.
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- Learning Outcomes
- This paper has two goals. First, students will acquire an in-depth understanding
of the legal issues encountered with key payment mechanisms and the bank-customer
Second, students will develop the confidence and skills to critically analyse legal issues that they will encounter in banking transactions.