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LAWS439 Creditors' Remedies

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Legal problems which arise when a debtor is in financial difficulties, including unsecured creditor's rights in insolvency and company liquidation, methods of enforcing judgements, contractor's liens and other creditor's rights.

What happens when a debtor cannot or will not pay a debt? This paper looks at the principles underlying the law of creditors rights and debtor protections.

Paper title Creditors' Remedies
Paper code LAWS439
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019, expected to be offered in 2022
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $659.10
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,970.20

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LAWS 203 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.
Teaching staff
To be advised.
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
Practical skills relating to creditors' remedies, debtors' rights and procedural codes.

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Not offered in 2019, expected to be offered in 2022

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system