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LAW3601 Planning and Development Law II
Credit Points: 15
LAW2601 Planning and Development Law I

This unit further examines the land use planning in Western Australia, with a particular focus on private land use planning through the use of freehold covenants, in particular easements and restrictive covenants, the requirements for creation and enforceability and the means of discharge and modification.  Schemes of development in Australia will also be examined, whereby a development may seek to restrict the future use to which purchasers of real property may make of their property.  The regulation of land use between parties through the rules and regulations of strata schemes will also be examined.  Students will also be introduced to statutory provisions in Western Australia for the protection of heritage through memorials, notifications and covenants.


This unit will also examine the doctrine of tenure and native title in Australia, with a focus on core legal issues relevant to planners arising out of Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), in particular the statutory process for the recognition and protection of native title, mediation, the Future Acts scheme and indigenous land use agreements.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAAABKProject Development Major
MAAACRProject Development and Management Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010