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Unit of Study LAW30005 - Statutory Interpretation (2019)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify the rules and principles relating to statutory interpretation in Australia
2 apply the relevant legal rules and principles to the resolution of hypothetical scenarios relating to statutory interpretation
3 demonstrate a high level of skill in the reading and interpretation of statutes and other instruments
4 analyse and explain the reasoning behind a particular interpretation of a statute
5 demonstrate an ability to explain the relevant legal rules and principles in clear and logical language.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify the rules and principles relating to statutory interpretation in Australia
    • GA1:
  2. apply the relevant legal rules and principles to the resolution of hypothetical scenarios relating to statutory interpretation
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate a high level of skill in the reading and interpretation of statutes and other instruments
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. analyse and explain the reasoning behind a particular interpretation of a statute
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate an ability to explain the relevant legal rules and principles in clear and logical language.
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

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