Assessment Type: Essay
Weight: 25% of the total unit assessment
Explain the sources of business law in Australia. In your answer you should refer to the federal and state systems. In light of the impact of Covid-19, in your opinion how might this impact the system of business law in Australia.
LAW00720 Legal Studies Essay-Southern Cross University Australia.

LAW00720 Legal Studies Essay

The following structure might guide your approach:
1.Provide a short description of the sources of business law in Australia.
2.Identify and evaluate the relevant sections of the Constitution and legislation, if appropriate.
3.How might the impact of Covid-19 impact the system of business law in Australia? Briefly identify your opinion and explain why that is your view.
4.Use academic sources to support your position and answers.

The grading rubric for this essay considers your ability to accurately summarise the sources of law, identify the correct, relevant sections of legislation and to briefly and clearly explain your conclusion.

LAW00720 Legal Studies Essay-Southern Cross University Australia.

LAW00720 Legal Studies Essay

Literature list:

  • LAW00720 Legal Studies: study guide, 2020, Southern Cross University, viewed 12th June 2020.
  • Lindgren, KE 2011, Business Law of Australia, 12th edn, Reed International Books Australia Pty Limited trading as LexisNexis, Chats wood, NSW, Australia.
  • Wiltshire, K 2008, ‘Australian federalism : the business perspective’, University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 583-616.
  • This provided literature list is merely a guide. Students may use any suitable, academic source.
LAW00720 Legal Studies Essay

LAW00720 Legal Studies Essay-Southern Cross University Australia.

References
Referencing should be in accordance with SCU’s The Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC) Referencing Standards. Further information regarding SCU referencing standards are available at:

Word limit
Students must comply with the word limit for this assessment. There are penalties for major breaches under or over the advertised word limit (2,800 words). This word limit includes all of the student’s own words.

Please note:
The word limit does not include:
• Quotes
• References