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LAWS486 Special Topic: Not-for-Profit Law

This paper considers theoretical and practical aspects of not-for-profit law, using a national and international perspective.

Paper title Special Topic: Not-for-Profit Law
Paper code LAWS486
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2023 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $710.30
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
(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.
Teaching staff

Professor Matthew Harding
Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne

Course materials are provided.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Global perspective, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge of basic not-for-profit law and activity in New Zealand, Australia and other jurisdictions
  • Knowledge of theoretical, political and practical questions relating to not-for-profit law and activity
  • The ability to deal with legal problems arising from not-for-profit law and activity
  • The ability to advise clients about not-for-profit law and activity
  • The ability to adapt knowledge about New Zealand not-for-profit law to analysis and application of analogous law in other jurisdictions

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Not offered in 2023

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system