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LAW3463 Private International Law

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090909 - International Law

Requisites

Pre-requisite: (LAW2202 or LAW1123 or LAW5602 or LAW5123) and (LAW1124 or LAW5124)

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at //www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

Private international law relates to litigation and private legal obligations that cross borders - whether national or state borders. The course includes the power of Australian courts to deal with international and interstate litigation, opportunities for and restraints on forum shopping, and the enforcement of foreign and interstate judgments. It also involves choice of law: the principles by which a court will apply the law of another country or state in nominated fields of contract, tort, marriage and divorce, and property law.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2016 External