TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY LAW

LST2THL

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will be introduced to the legal process and the institutions of Australia's legal system. There will be an emphasis on those aspects of law most relevant to small business in the Tourism and Hospitality industries. Students will learn about the law of contract, bailment, agency, business organisations, insurance law, employment law, torts, food, liquor and gaming laws. In addition, students will examine recent case law on the responsible service of alcohol and gaming.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorOz Susler

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects LST2BSL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Not available to Bachelor of Laws students as a law elective

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBusiness LawPrescribedGibson & Fraser7TH EDN. PEARSON EDUCATION, 2013
ReadingsPrinciples of Business LawRecommendedGamble et. al.1ST EDN, THOMSON LAWBOOK CO., 2008

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe the relationship and the relevance of the law to the tourism and hospitality sector in written form

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02. Demonstrate (in written form) a knowledge of the basic aspects of the law of negligence, commercial and contract law as they relate to the tourism and hospitality sector

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03. Demonstrate knowledge of the significance of legal issues in tourism and hospitality scenarios through writing

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04. Apply the law (in written form) to a tourism and hospitality problem

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