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Personal Property Securities - LAWS6956

Year - 2019

This unit analyses the Personal Property Securities legislation, drawing attention to how it has changed the pre-existing law regulating the rights of secured creditors. The unit focuses on the concepts of security, attachment and perfection. It examines the nature of security interests regulated by the legislation, together with the registration, priority and enforcement regimes. In discussing the Australian position, the unit compares similar legislation in Canada and New Zealand.

Oct 11, 12 and Nov 1, 2 (9-5)

assignment (30%) and take-home exam (70%)

Additional information
Academic Profile The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis

Assumed knowledge
Unless approved by the Unit Coordinator, students who do not hold a law degree from a common law jurisdiction must either have completed or be concurrently enrolled in LAWS6252 Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System before enrolling in this unit.


Faculty: Sydney Law School

Intensive November

21 Oct 2019

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 15 Nov 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Sheelagh McCracken
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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