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    Selected issues in how the law responds to accidents.

    About this paper

    Paper title Accidents and the Law
    Subject Law
    EFTS 0.1
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $730.20
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    LAWS 301 and 96 further LAWS points
    Pre or Corequisite
    Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
    Limited to
    LLB, LLB(Hons)
    May not be credited with LAWS474 taken in 2018 and 2019. Students who do not have the prerequisite may be admitted to the course with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty.

    Teaching staff

    Dr Simon Connell


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    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand's accident compensation scheme, including advanced understanding of select aspects of the scheme
    • Demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand's workplace safety regime
    • Engage in informed critical analysis of the choices made in those two areas of law (accident compensation and workplace safety)


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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