Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours. 2 hour seminar plus 1 hour tutorial per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
100 points of undergraduate study.
This is a Level 3 subject but students may complete it in their second year of studies if they have satisfied the necessary prerequisites. The subject level is an indicator as to the difficulty of the subject and expected workload.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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.
The University is dedicated to providing support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
CoordinatorMr Arlen Duke
Melbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
Competition and Consumer Law will explore the statutory regulation of anti-competitive practices under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). The subject will also examine the key components of Australia's national consumer protection regime (the Australian Consumer Law). While it canvasses the policy objectives and challenges of competition and consumer protection regulation, the subject is applied in its orientation.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
1. Alex Bruce, Australian Competition Law (2nd ed, 2013) (LexisNexis)
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students studying Competition and Consumer Law will develop the following generic skills:
In addition, on completion of the subject, students should have developed the following skills specific to the discipline of law:
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Law - Business and Competition and Consumer Law |
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