School Of Natural Sciences

Environmental Health LawWestern Sydney University Unit Code: LW212A.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

About this Unit
Environmental Health Law will provide a broad understanding of the legal system and the statutes that control the functions of Local Government. The understanding the student gains from this unit material will provide them with the skills to utilise various statutes to perform the functions of an Environmental Health Officer in accordance with the legal authority vested in that position. Students will study a wide variety of legislation including the NSW Public Health Act 1902, the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, the Food Act 1989 and the Local Government Act 1993. The diverse nature of the statutes provides the student with a broad understanding in the fields of public health protection, food surveillance, food premises construction, local government administration, serving of orders and the general operation of legal compliance requirements in state and local spheres of government.

3569.3Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Health)CONTINUING

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