Introduction to Chinese Law (LAWS6857)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit covers the legal system of the People's Republic of China. It will address Chinese legal history and tradition and the development of modern Chinese law, and will look at the Chinese court system and dispute resolution, constitutional law and the judicial system, the civil and criminal systems and other specific areas such as land law, labour law and intellectual property. Practical aspects of the implementation of a legal system in China and attitudes towards the rule of law will also be considered. The assessment will address Chinese law or a comparative analysis of Chinese law and the legal systems of one or more other countries.
Further unit of study information
May 1, 2 & 15, 16 (9-5)
2000wd assignment (30%) and take-home exam (70%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Assumed knowledge: LAWS6252 or law degree from a common or civil law jurisdiction
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.
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