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Public Health Law and Regulation
Last Updated Date:   1 June 2021

5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
This course provides an introduction to important topics in public health law and regulation. It explores the use of law as an important tool in protecting the public's health, responding to health risks and implementing strategies to promote and improve public health. The course reviews the nature and sources of public health law, and regulatory strategies that law can deploy to protect and promote public health. It considers these roles in selected areas within the field: for example, acute public health threats like SARS and the SARS-CoV 2 pandemic, sexually transmitted infections, tobacco control and non-communicable diseases.

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Course Convenor: A/P Tracey Evans Chan

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4318V / LL5318V / LL6318V / LLJ5318V

Contact Hours: 3hr weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class participation - 20%; Research Assignment - 80% (6000 words, excld footnotes) [Due: Wed, 13 April 2022 (9am)]

Preclusions: LL4318/LL5318/LL6318 Public Health Law and Regulation; A similar course in another faculty or law school anywhere else.

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

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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