PADM 4529
Local Government Law

3.0 Credits


This course (UVIC ADMN 452) analyzes the legislation and court decisions applicable to local governments in BC, including the Community Charter. Students, who are not lawyers, will become familiarized with local government law and legal issues that arise in relation to local government activities and will learn how to read case law and legislation.


Third-year university standing. Work experience in a local government setting is an asset.

Delivery Method



Computer with Internet is required. Refer to


Materials are available from the UVic bookstore and are not included in the course fees.


4 months

Note: This paced course is delivered by the University of Victoria. UVIC courses are offered in September, January and May. This course may not be offered every semester. Space is limited and early registration is advised.