Property Law and Planning Legislation

10 Units

Provides an overview of the nature of property and of real property law. The planning procedures and development process of residential and commercial projects are examined

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Trimester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
  1. Understand the nature of real property interests including the principal rights, responsibilities, regulations and controls affecting dealings in land.
  2. Ability to analyze the planning procedures and control of the development process of residential and commercial properties.
  1. Property law:
  • Land titles, including native titles
  • Systems of ownership of land
  • Roles of legal, equitable interests and interest in land.
  1. Planning Legislation:
  • History o f land use planning in Australia
  • Planning systems, including planning authorities, planning codes and development plans
  • Statutory powers of planning authorities,
  • Planning procedures
  • Control of the development process
  • Residential and commercial development
  • Environmental planning control and Environment Impact assessment
  • Land and Environmental court
Replacing Course(s) ARBE6340
Transition Not applicable.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Not applicable
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching Methods Case Study
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 1. Report on the current practice of land and property law
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 2. Case study on the procedures of the development process of residential and/or commercial projects.
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6341

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