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LAWS487 Special Topic 16

Paper title Special Topic 16
Paper code LAWS487
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $659.10
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,970.20

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
To be confirmed
Textbooks
Course materials will be 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
Specific to topic

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Timetable

Not offered in 2019

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

An examination of major family law issues in a cross-border context. Topics considered include adoption, parenting arrangements, relationship status, surrogacy, property and family dispute resolution.

Paper title Special Topic 16: International Family Law
Paper code LAWS487
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $672.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,118.80

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
Students who do not have the prerequisite may be admitted to the course with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty.
Contact

law@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Professor Martha Bailey

Textbooks

Course materials for this paper are provided by the Faculty

Graduate Attributes Emphasised

Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal framework relating to international cross-border jurisdiction in family law matters.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key international conventions relating to family law, including the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the legal framework relating to status recognition and enforcement of foreign in orders in domestic jurisdictions and their application to family disputes.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of different family traditions around the world.

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Timetable

First Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 11:00-11:50 9-15, 17, 19-22
Wednesday 11:00-11:50 9-15, 17-22