Public Law - LEGAL201 (2024)

The principles and working of the constitution, the institutions of government, the exercise of public power and relations between the citizen and the state. Controls on the exercise of public power, including an introduction to judicial review.

Paper Information

Points: 30.0
Internal assessment / examination: 50:50

Note: This paper will be delivered in Tauranga via 2 hour in person small group workshops taught by our Tauranga campus based Teaching Fellows. Lectures will generally be available via videoconference delivered from our Hamilton campus (and will be recorded). Selected lectures may be delivered in person in Tauranga.

This paper is moderated under accreditation requirements of the New Zealand Council of Legal Education and is required for admission to the Bar in New Zealand.

Any LAWS coded papers in the Legal System, Public Law, Contracts, Torts, Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Succession, and Legal Ethics completed before 2019 will become stale in 2028 and students wishing to be admitted to the Bar should make a stale application to the New Zealand Council of Legal Education.

All lectures, tutorials, and internal assessments for this paper will have a flexible, online option; it is required to sit the final moderated exam in person.

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
24D (HAM)D Teaching period : 26 Feb 2024 - 3 Nov 2024 Hamilton
LEGAL201-24D (HAM) is offered in a FLEXI mode. No online elements of this paper require student engagement at specific times / days.
24D (TGA)D Teaching period : 26 Feb 2024 - 3 Nov 2024 Tauranga
LEGAL201-24D (TGA) is offered in a FLEXI mode. No online elements of this paper require student engagement at specific times / days.

Timetabled Lectures for Public Law (LEGAL201)

DayStartEndRoomDates
LEGAL201-24D (HAM)
Wed9:00 AM11:00 AML.G.02Feb 26 - Oct 13
LEGAL201-24D (TGA)
Wed9:00 AM11:00 AMFeb 26 - Oct 13

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
Visit the online timetable for LEGAL201 for more details


Indicative Fees for Public Law (LEGAL201)

Occurrence Domestic International
 Tuition Resource 
24D (HAM) $1826 $9107
24D (TGA) $1826 $9107
You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.
Tuition fees shown below are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment - please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information.

Paper Outlines

The following paper outlines are available for Public Law (LEGAL201).
If your paper occurrence is not listed contact the Faculty or School office.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Law | Public Policy

Other available years: Public Law - LEGAL201 (2023) , Public Law - LEGAL201 (2022) , Public Law - LEGAL201 (2021) , Public Law - LEGAL201 (2020) , Public Law - LEGAL201 (2019) , Public Law - LEGAL201 (2018)

Paper details current as of : 22 February 2024 8:39am
Indicative fees current as of : 24 February 2024 4:32am

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