Module Identifier RD29210  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Semester Semester 1  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2, 3.   50%  
  Assignment   Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2, 3. Countryside Law Scenarios Assignment   50%  

Module description
An understanding of the legal framework within which countryside management operates is essential in order to make informed management decisions. The development, implementation and enforcement of key subject areas of public access and recreation management and pollution control are addressed. The role of those involved in implementation and enforcement are critically analysed. The application of countryside law is considered through the use of case studies and examples.

Outcome 1

Identify and interpret relevant law.

Performance criteria:
a. Law relating to scenario is identified.
b. Application of legislation is described.


Outcome 2

Describe the implementation and enforcement of law.

Performance criteria:
a. Legal approaches to regulation of countryside management are described.
b. Operation of relevant legal mechanisms are described.
c. Enforcement processes are described.


Outcome 3

Organisations and persons instrumental in operation of legal systems are identified.

Performance criteria:
a. Relevant organisations and role are described.
b. Appropriate individuals relevant to legal system are identified.
c. Enforcement staff and their roles are evaluated.