LAWS6849 - Commercial Maritime Law
- Study maritime law from what might be said to be a commercial law, as opposed to a public law, perspective.
- Examine the nature of the business of shipping and related activities by reference to fundamental commercial arrangements and relationships.
- Examine the business of shipping, ownership and deployment of ships, chartering and use of ships, carriage of goods by sea and limitation of liability.
The law of charterparties and the carriage of goods by sea; the international character of the commercial relationships involved; the importance of private and international law considerations.
Semester 2 Intensive
6, 7 & 13, 14 September 2013
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
- 1 x 2 ½ Hour Exam (60%)
- 1 x 3,500 Word Essay (40%)
Tetley W, International Maritime and Admiralty Law (International Shipping Publications, Editious Yvon Blais - Thomson)
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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