LAWS6313 - Law of Not-for-Profits

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Law of Not-For-Profits

The objectives of this unit are to introduce students to the fundamental legal issues raised by the unique status of not-for-profit (NFP) entities.

The two basic themes of the unit are the regulation of NFP entities (currently, pursuant to the income tax laws) and the governance of NFP entities (generally a matter for state corporations and other law).

This unit will be run in a seminar style.


  • Structured Class Participation (25%)
  • 7,500 Word Essay (75%)


Semester 2 2014
Monday Evenings 6-8pm

The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

You can credit this unit towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD). 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.

Courses this unit is available in

Master of Laws | Master of Global Law | Master of Business Law | Master of Taxation | Master of International Taxation | Graduate Diploma in Taxation | Graduate Diploma in Law | Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law