Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 2-hour lectures per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
|Prerequisites:||Torts and the Process of Law I and II; History and Philosophy of Law I and II; Contracts I and II; Property I: Concepts and Principles; Property II: Acquisition and Dealings.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills, and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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Topics include the concept of the trust and its contemporary applications; the distinction between trusts, trust powers and powers; the nature of equity and its history (in outline); a comparison of the trust with other fiduciary relationships; the principles governing the creation of express trusts; the role of public policy in the creation and enforcement of trusts; the principles governing the recognition of trusts for charitable purposes; an analysis of resulting and constructive trusts; the duties of trustees, with special reference to the duty to invest; and remedies for breach of trust, with special reference to the distinction between personal and proprietary remedies.
|Objectives:||Details not available at time of publication.|
Final open-book examination of three hours, 100%.
|Prescribed Texts:||Printed materials will be available from the Melbourne Law School.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
In addition, on completion of the subject, students should have developed the following skills specific to the discipline of law:
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