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This module aims to examine the legal and professional environment of property. The module introduces key concepts from property law to explain the framework within which property can be held, used and traded. Planning law and policy is considered as part of the regulatory system through which land use and development are promoted and/or controlled.
The course focuses on Scots law and institutions but students have the opportunity, where appropriate, to bring draw upon their own comparative perspectives.
This course covers the legal basis of land tenure; land registration; property ownership; landlord and tenant relationships; obligations and restrictions, and planning.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The legal environment of property. Basic business law. Legal basis of land tenure, land registration, property ownership, landlord and tenant relationships, obligations and restrictions. Scottish planning law and policy including; the meaning of development; the need to apply for planning permmission; planning policy at national and local level; material considerations; planning conditions; planning agreements/obligations and appeals. Planning law and policy in England in overview. Planning by zoning. Professioal institutions and regulation. Ethics and professional codes of conduct.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st attempt: 1 two hour written examination (50%); continuous assessment (50%) The continuous assessment will comprise of : Two written asignments, up to 1500 words each (25%).
Resit: 1 two hour written examination (100%).