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2014 LAW702 Parliamentary Law, Practice and Procedure

Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: This unit is for students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Parliamentary Law and Practice.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
LAW702 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H On Campus Offering in H 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 29-SEP-2014 05-DEC-2014

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

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DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this unit is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the law, procedure and practice of parliaments and other related public law topics, such as the relationship of parliament to the executive and the courts. The course will examine common-law Westminster systems and their incorporation into the governments of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

WEIGHT: 25%

ASSESSMENT:

Short assignment 30%
Final research paper 70%

TEACHING PATTERN: This unit will be taught through a mixture of intensive teaching and remote learning. The intensive course will be taught at the Hobart campus, and will be made up of five (5) days of intensive teaching, from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Following the intensive course, students will study off-campus in a part-time capacity over a six month period. Students will be required to submit regular minor assessments and maintain contact with academic co-ordinators and other participants. This process will build toward the completion of a final research paper, which will be submitted to a relevant practice or academic journal.

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Flexible scheduling - H
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

INTERNATIONALISATION
This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq Admission to L5C Graduate Certificate in Parliamentary Law and Practice

TEXTS
Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Sem 2) will be available from mid April 2014

STAFF: Dr B Gogarty, Assoc Prof R Herr, Dr P Patmore

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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