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LAWS453 Advanced Legislation


General principles of legislation and the legislative process, the structure of legislation (including delegated and subordinate legislation), judicial review of legislation, statutory interpretation and construction, legislative drafting, codification.

This paper explores contemporary practice and theory on statutory interpretation.

Paper title Advanced Legislation
Paper code LAWS453
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2021
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $672.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,118.80

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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) Pending approval this paper may be offered in 2018 Summer School.
Teaching staff

Professor Andrew Geddis

Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
Specific to the paper

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Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2021

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system