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The general principles of the law of contract and agency.
The study of Second-Year Law subjects provides the essential knowledge and skills basis for the rest of the law degree. The analytical, problem-solving and reading skills you acquired in LAWS 101 The Legal System will be further developed.
|Paper title||Law of Contract|
|Teaching period||Full Year (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,728.25|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
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- Learning Outcomes
Successful completion of this paper will equip students to
- Develop a critical understanding of the general rules, standards, principles, tensions and policies of the law governing contracts
- Develop an ability to recognise the difference between rules, principles, standards and judicial discretions
- Acquire an understanding of the underlying policies and ongoing development of the law relating to contractual obligations, including associated liabilities
- Develop the ability to interpret and apply contract statutes and use the respective techniques required to apply rules, principles, standards and discretions effectively
- Develop the ability to interpret contractual documents
- Develop the ability to read and analyse cases
- Be able to reason through and argue a legal position
- Develop the ability to apply their knowledge to novel situations