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Module

LAW2053 : Law and Land Use

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Ms Anna Jobe
  • Lecturer: Professor Christopher Rodgers
  • Owning School: Newcastle Law School
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

The central aims of the module are:

1. To provide a basic understanding of key legal concepts and of the nature of legal materials.

2. To provide a general introduction to the legal framework for land use.

3. To provide insight into the circumstances where those concerned with various aspects of land use may encounter legal problems or have occasion to call on legal expertise.

4. To provide a foundation for non Law students wishing to take more advanced modules in Environmental Law.

Outline Of Syllabus

The module will address the following topics:

The role of law in regulating land use
Public rights in land and public control
The structure of private land law
Subsidiary rights over other people's land
Landlord and Tenant
Responsibility for harm arising from the use of land

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable