Credit points: 15
Students in this subject examine the procedural rules governing the handling of civil litigation. The following topics are covered: the overarching principles governing civil procedure; the civil jurisdiction of Australian courts; initiating proceedings; parties to litigation; the duty to exchange information; interlocutory orders; summary judgment; settlement; trial; appeals' costs; and enforcement of judgements.
FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Subject Co-ordinatorRoger Douglas
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites (LAW2CTA or LAW2CNT) and (LAW2TOT or LAW2TOR)
Incompatible subjects LAW3CIV and LAW30CIV
Special conditions Must be admitted to any Bachelor of Laws UG degree or have permission from Law Director of Programs
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Civil procedure. commentary and materials||Prescribed||Colbran, S. et al||CURRENT EDITION, LEXIS NEXIS|
|Readings||Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure)Rules||Prescribed||N/A||2005 (VIC)|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRoger Douglas
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
|one 1,500-word group assignment||30|
|one 3-hour final examination||70|