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Restitution of Unjust Enrichment
Last Updated Date:   2 December 2021

5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
This course is about the law of restitution for unjust enrichment. In particular, it is concerned with when a defendant may be compelled to make restitution to a claimant, because the defendant has been unjustly enriched at the claimant's expense. It does not cover all of the law relating to gain-based remedies.

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Advisory Note: Not appropriate for students from Civil Law jurisdictions. A strong foundation in core common law subjects including contract, torts, equity, and trusts is presumed.

Course Convenor: As/P Timothy Liau

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4316V / LL5316V / LL6316V / LLJ5316V

Contact Hours: 3 hour weekly seminars

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation – 25% & Final Exam - 75%

Preclusions: LL4316/LL5316/LL6316 Restitution of Unjust Enrichment; LL4051/LL5051/LL6051; LL4051V/LL5051V/LL6051V Principles of Restitution

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent.

Examination Date: Monday, 25 April 2022 (AM)

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