132.312 Environmental and Planning Law (15 credits)

An introduction to New Zealand Environmental Planning law with a specific focus on the Resource Management Act 1991 and the legislative, judicial and administrative aspects of the New Zealand legal system as they relate to environmental law and the planning process. The place of law in the sustainability debate, property rights and legal aspects of the Treaty of Waitangi are covered.

Details Details

  • Year: 2018
  • Mode: Internal
  • Semester: Semester Two full semester
  • Location: Manawatu Campus
  • Coordinator: Ms Gill James
  • Subject: Resource & Environmental Plan
  • College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Online component Details

  • Online component: Partially Taught Online - As part of the course is taught online, Broadband access is required. In addition to accessing the Course Guide, students will be required to access core and supplementary digital study resources, contribute to discussion fora and complete online activities and assessment tasks. Core study resources that can be published in print will be supplied to the students who request them. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): At least 45 credits from 200 level.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 16 July, 2018
  • End date: Sunday 18 November, 2018

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Monday 30 July, 2018
  • Without academic penalty: Monday 15 October, 2018

Learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Able to apply the RMA processes to practical issues.
  2. Familiar with statutory interpretation and case law techniques.
  3. Able to use a printed and annotated version of the RMAct.
  4. Able to identify complex legal issues.

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Textbooks

There are no set texts for this course.

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