School Of Law

Property LawWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200012.6


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
The basic fundamentals of the Australian Legal System, including the doctrine of precedent and statutory interpretation, contracts and torts law.

200006 Introduction to Law OR 200977 Fundamentals of Australian Law AND 200008 Torts Law AND 200011 Contracts

About this Unit
This unit deals with concepts of property and the nature of property rights including the boundaries between property and other rights and the boundaries between different forms of property. The unit content includes the doctrine of tenure and estates, native title, and legal and equitable interests in land. Specific topics to be covered include personal property and securities, mortgages, leases, easements and profits a prendre, co-ownership, the Torrens system of statutory registration of interests in land, and the principles for resolving conflicting proprietary interests (priorities).

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