International Import/Export Laws (LAWS6037)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit is a comparative study of international import/export laws. It does not look in detail at Australian law. The material covered in the unit is based on the WTO multilateral agreements which the 159 WTO member countries have adopted and which bind them on the topics covered.
The unit commences with an introduction to the relevant WTO agreements underpinning international import and export laws affecting WTO members. It then provides an introduction to international import dispute mechanisms through the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding. The Kyoto Convention is then examined to determine the key elements of a modern customs statute.
The unit also examines: Free Trade Agreements; anti-dumping duty; discriminatory taxes/laws on imports; markings and intellectual property rights on imported goods; importers' remedies against customs decisions; customs valuation and tariffs; and, customs "post entry" audits.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences
- Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law
- Graduate Diploma in Corporate, Securities and Finance Law
- Graduate Diploma in International Business Law
- Graduate Diploma in International Law
- Graduate Diploma in Law
- Graduate Diploma in Taxation
- Master of Business Law
- Master of International Law
- Master of International Taxation
- Master of Laws
- Master of Taxation
Further unit of study information
class assignments (10%), mid-semester take-home exam (25%) and final semester take-home exam (65%)
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Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.