LAWS6191 - Water Law and Climate Change
- Examine the ecologically sustainable management of water resources incorporating legal, scientific and economic perspectives.
- Explore the impact of National Competition Policy on water law.
- Discuss the principles of sustainable water management within a scientific paradigm.
International principles of water law; Commonwealth and state responsibilities for water management; the Water Management Act 2000 (NSW); the legal and constitutional implications of the reallocation of rights to use water; the implications of allocation and use for Indigenous people; the regulation of water pollution; and the corporatisation and privatisation of water utilities.
Semester 2 Intensive
11, 12 & 18, 19 October 2013
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
- 1 x 7,000 Word Essay (80%)
- Class Participation (20%)
You can credit this unit towards Legal Professional Development (LPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Enrolment.
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