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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Forty-eight hours of lectures and practical exercises. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof G Hunter
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject gives students a basic understanding of the history and operation of urban planning in Victoria; the origin and background of the land laws affecting our community; and the statute laws that affect surveying practice in Victoria.
Topics include the economic and social significance of land and buildings; urban planning and its role in the process of urban development; the concept, substance and practice of development regulation, land use zoning and comprehensive planned development; planning schemes and the Planning and Environment Act; law of property in land; reception of English law into Australia; real and personal property; land tenure and its history; estates in land; interests of other persons; qualifications of the rights of ownership; land as a security; mortgages; transfer of land; the common law and the Transfer of Land Act; the extinction of interests in land; adverse possession; legal persons, corporations and partnerships; law relating to surveying; history of Victorian surveying law; introduction to current survey law; Surveying Act 2004 and regulations; Survey Coordination Act 1958 and regulations; and introduction to relevant provisions of the Land Act 1958, Property Law Act 1958 and the Fences Act 1968.
|Assessment:||One 3-hour written examination at the end of semester (70%), three written assignments 500 words each in length (10% each) due at monthly intervals during the semester.|
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Information Not Available
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering |
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering & Bach of Planning & Design(Prop&Const)
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Information Systems
Bachelor of Geomatic Engineering and Bachelor of Science
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