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LAW1218 Torts II
Credit Points: 15
LAW1117 Torts I

This unit builds on the learning outcomes and graduate attributes achieved by the successful completion of Torts I and considers, in detail, the recovery of damages under the tort of negligence for psychiatric injury and purely economic loss, the strict liability torts of trespass to person and land, nuisance and defamation, and vicarious liability. Advocates' immunity to a negligence action will also be critically reviewed.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
V72Bachelor of Laws
V73Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts
M78Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006