School Of Law

Space Law - Commercial AspectsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 200652.1

Discipline: LAW

Student Contribution Band: 3

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
F3094 - Space Law – Commercial Aspects

F3023 Public International Law

About this Unit
This unit examines the underlying legal principles that regulate the use, exploration and exploitation of space, and how International Law can and should be applied to the many different State and private commercial uses of outer space. It examines the existing international legal regime - the five United Nations Space Treaties and key Declarations of Principles related to space activities - as well as a number of domestic regulatory systems, including the Australian legal regime. The unit also concentrates on the (many) uses and proposed uses of space for which the legal framework may not be particularly well suited.

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