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    An introduction to the principles of Resource Management Law.

    This paper focuses upon the workings of the Resource Management Act 1991, which is the main statute regulating the use of land, air and water in New Zealand. Knowledge of resource management law is relevant to many areas of legal practice.

    About this paper

    Paper title Resource Management Law
    Subject Law
    EFTS 0.125
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,066.38
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    LAWS 315, LAWS 415
    Limited to
    Teaching staff

    Professor Ceri Warnock


    Course readings via eReserve.

    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

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    • Develop a good foundational knowledge of resource management law, practice and procedures
    • Develop their ability to question and critique the law
    • Develop their general learning and research skills
    • Gain the skills and confidence to advise and represent clients in resource management law


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 10:00-10:50 29-35, 37-42
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