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16632 Built Environment Law and Professional Practice

6cp; 2.5hpw (lecture/workshop)
Requisite(s): 16467 Built Environment Law and Ethics
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


This subject covers a basic understanding of the core concepts and principles of NSW planning and environmental law and the practical application of these principles in a professional manner. Students are introduced to the contemporary structure of the NSW planning system and the legislative framework for planning and development, pollution control, contaminated land management, heritage and biodiversity. The subject also gives an overview of the Land and Environment Court, appeals to and from this court, legal method and other professional practices as they relate to planning and environmental law.

Note: Students should be aware that the statutory and regulatory regimes which govern planning and professional practice in NSW are under continuous review. UTS endeavours to maintain currency of lecture material but changes are frequent.

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