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LAW4108 International Law
Credit Points: 15
LAW1116 Legal Process

This unit is primarily concerned with public international law.  It also introduces students to private international law and the relationship between public and private international law. The unit is designed for students with no prior background in these areas.  Particular attention will be given to the function, scope and sources of both public and private international law, including, the relationship of public international law with Australian institutions and Australian law.  Students will be introduced to basic concepts such as choice of law and proof of foreign law as well as the  law of treaties, international organisations and the intervention of states in the affairs of other states.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
V72Bachelor of Laws
K50Bachelor of Laws
Y09Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Arts
Y04Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Business
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011