PRINCIPLES OF EQUITY AND TRUSTS

LAW3ETR

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students are introduced to the doctrines and institutions of Equity. Topics include the relationship between equity and common law, the nature of equitable rights, trusts (including their creation and variation, the duties and powers of trustee and the consequences of breach of trust), fiduciary obligations, confidential information and an overview of equitable remedies.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnn Wardrop

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (LAW2CTA or LAW2CNT) and (LAW2RPT or LAW3PRP)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects LAW3EQT

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be admitted to any Bachelor of Laws UG degree or have permission from Law Director of Programs

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEquity and Trusts in AustraliaPrescribedBryan & Vann2ND ED, CAMBRIDGE
ReadingsEquity and Trusts, commentary and materialsPrescribedDal Pont, et al(5TH ED, 2011) THOMSON REUTERS

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnn Wardrop

Class requirements

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word take-home exam25
one 3-hour final examination75