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LAW2221 Trade Practices and Marketing Law II
Credit Points: 15
LAW1100 Legal Framework I
Legal themes in the context of marketing generally and consumer protection in particular are important and dynamic aspects of Business Law. Yet some business operators, managers and marketers are caught unaware of the potential major impact of such regulations on the operation of their businesses. With these important issues in mind, this unit will examine the law relating to marketing themes and consumer protection with an emphasis on the relevant provisions of the Trade Practices Act as a central piece of consumer protection legislation in Australia. Topics discussed include constitutional considerations, the legislative framework of consumer protection, the statutory regulation of certain conduct, restraints of trade, consumer remedies and the pricing of goods and services. The unit concludes with an introduction to intellectual property law.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAAAAKBusiness Law Major
MIAADDMarketing Management Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009