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LAWS475 Special Topic 6: Global and Comparative Animal Law

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Animal welfare and rights are of increasing importance around the world. This paper compares global animal law issues, their impact upon international trade and the possibility of international regulation.

Animal welfare and rights are of increasing importance around the world. This paper compares global animal law issues, their impact upon international trade and the possibility of international regulation.

Paper title Special Topic 6: Global and Comparative Animal Law
Paper code LAWS475
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1
Points 15 points
Teaching period Summer School (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $691.30
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
(i) Not all optional papers will be available in any given year. (ii) Summer School students who have not passed the normal prerequisites, or are not taking the programmes specified above, may be admitted with approval from the Dean of Law.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Ms Danielle Duffield

Paper Structure

Part A: Comparative Animal Law

  • Introduction to Animal Law: The Rise of a Global Movement
  • Animal law in the United Kingdom
  • Animal Law in the European Union
  • Animal Law in the Americas
  • Animal Law in Asia
  • Animal Law in Australia

Part B: Global Animal Law

  • Animal Law and International Law 
  • Animal Law and International Trade Law
Textbooks
Course materials will be provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

This paper seeks to achieve the following learning outcomes for the students:

Familiarisation with and an understanding of current and evolving major animal law issues arising in different regions of the world with the confidence to engage in critical analysis of these issues

Familiarisation with and an understanding of the relationship between international law and domestic animal welfare law

Familiarisation with and an understanding of the impact of international trade law on domestic animal welfare law

Development of knowledge, skills and confidence to offer solutions to the animal law issues considered in the paper

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Timetable

Summer School

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 18:00-19:50 3
Thursday 18:00-19:50 3
Saturday 10:00-15:50 2-3
Sunday 10:00-15:50 2-3

Animal welfare and rights are of increasing importance around the world. This paper compares global animal law issues, their impact upon international trade and the possibility of international regulation.

Animal welfare and rights are of increasing importance around the world. This paper compares global animal law issues, their impact upon international trade and the possibility of international regulation.

Paper title Special Topic 6: Global and Comparative Animal Law
Paper code LAWS475
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2023 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2023 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
(i) Not all optional papers will be available in any given year. (ii) Summer School students who have not passed the normal prerequisites, or are not taking the programmes specified above, may be admitted with approval from the Dean of Law.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Ms Danielle Duffield

Paper Structure

Part A: Comparative Animal Law

  • Introduction to Animal Law: The Rise of a Global Movement
  • Animal law in the United Kingdom
  • Animal Law in the European Union
  • Animal Law in the Americas
  • Animal Law in Asia
  • Animal Law in Australia

Part B: Global Animal Law

  • Animal Law and International Law 
  • Animal Law and International Trade Law
Textbooks
Course materials will be provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

This paper seeks to achieve the following learning outcomes for the students:

Familiarisation with and an understanding of current and evolving major animal law issues arising in different regions of the world with the confidence to engage in critical analysis of these issues

Familiarisation with and an understanding of the relationship between international law and domestic animal welfare law

Familiarisation with and an understanding of the impact of international trade law on domestic animal welfare law

Development of knowledge, skills and confidence to offer solutions to the animal law issues considered in the paper

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Timetable

Not offered in 2023

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