PART A (5 marks XXXXXXXXXXwords)Using the resources of Module 1 and Workshop 1 in Week1 your tribe developed a constitution. A few years later a group of 20 families from a nearby area who speak your language join your tribe and do not know the rules of the tribe. Explain how you would introduce and enforce the rules of the constitution for the benefit of this new group and your tribe. Be sure to refer to Hart’s analysis of legal rules in the answer.PART B (15 marks XXXXXXXXXXwords)Research Question“If a legal system in Australia under which people and businesses operate and live is to be effective and have widespread acceptance a number of key features should be present.” What features of the Australian legal system could be relevant here. Use requirements for Hart’s 3 part legal system as a starting point. Apply examples from the Australian legal system to support the analysis.PART C (10 marks XXXXXXXXXXwords)In this part, your task is to research an Australian case relating to the common law part of the essential element topic of genuine consent and report to your supervising partner (your boss!) on the significance of the case to the Australian law of contract. The contracts’ topics can assist, particularly areas of Week 6 resources.Contract law requires that parties enter agreements freely and voluntarily. Your choice must be an Australian case referred to in either the textbook or the Class Notes. Please note that some cases in the Class Notes are not in the textbook may be found in alternative textbooks on Business Law, Contracts’ Law or Commercial Law.PART D (10 marks XXXXXXXXXXwords)Ram is an Australian businessman who owns three coal mines in northern Queensland. He has a 10 year contract with Betty to supply her 400 tonnes of coal on or before the 20th day of each month of the contract. Betty uses the coal in her steelworks.The contract started in 2014 and has proceeded smoothly.However on 31 July this year Ram realises that because of heavy rains in the past two weeks all of Ram’s mines are flooded and he will not be able to supply Betty the contracted amount of coal from August to December 2017.He communicates the bad news to Betty on 31 July. In fact he will not have any coal to supply to Betty until January 2018 and he advises her of this.Advise Betty using the IRAC method what choices she has. Is she entitled to terminate the contract? What do you think she would do in these circumstances? Be sure to comment on possible remedies. You do not need to discuss the formation of a contract topic here. Assume that a valid enforceable contract exists between the parties.
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