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The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following: Topic of Interest: “Standard forms of contract in the Australian construction industry: How are they being used?” – John Sharkey AM, Matthew Bell and Wayne Jocic; Article: “Kratos unbound? The new IAMA Arbitration Rules” – Reece Allen and Roger Quick; and Reports for the following cases: Romaldi Constructions Pty Ltd v Adelaide Interior Linings Pty Ltd (No 2); Metier 3 Pty Ltd v Enwerd Pty Ltd; Beyfield Pty Ltd v Northbuild Construction Sunshine Coast Pty Ltd; and Alliance Contracting Pty Ltd v James.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Financing the smuggling of migrants in Australia” – Andreas Schloenhardt and Thomas Cottrell; “Mandatory jury directions in sexual assault trials in Victoria: Less a model than a cautionary tale?” – Marilyn McMahon and John Willis; and “Enforcing a cone of silence: Difficulties with using criminal law to limit mobile phone use in vehicles in an environment of technological change” – Alex Steel. There is also an editorial on the unprecedented increase in Australian prison numbers and a digest of criminal law cases.
The latest Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles: “The emergence and popularisation of autologous somatic cellular therapies in Australia: Therapeutic innovation or regulatory failure?” – Alison K McLean, Cameron Stewart and Ian Kerridge; “Re Jamie (No 2): A positive development for transgender young people” – Michael Williams, John Chesterman and Phil Grano; “Australian children living with gender dysphoria: Does the Family Court have a role to play?” – Fiona Kelly; “Storage limits of gametes and embryos: Regulation in search of policy justification” – Anita Stuhmcke and Eloise Chandler; “Barriers for domestic surrogacy and challenges of transnational surrogacy in the context of Australians undertaking surrogacy in India” – Louise Johnson, Eric Blyth and Karin Hammarberg; “Selective reduction of fetuses in multiple pregnancies and the law in Australia” – Colleen Davis and Heather Douglas; “Interstate dispensing: A case for uniform, intuitive legislation” – Nijole L Bernaitis, Michelle A King and Denise L Hope; “Planning law and public health at an impasse in Australia: The need for targeted law reforms to improve local food environments to reduce overweight and obesity” – Caroline Mills; “Compensating for the harms of family violence: Statutory barriers in Australian victims of crime compensation schemes” – Christine Forster; “Mandatory reporting of health professionals: The case for a Western Australian style exemption for all Australian practitioners” – Hon Nick Goiran MLC, Margaret Kay, Louise Nash and Georgie Haysom; and ““CAM-creep”: Medical practitioners, professional discipline and integrative medicine” – Walid Jammal, Cameron Stewart and Malcolm Parker.
The latest Part of EPLJ includes the following articles: “Compliance with Indigenous cultural heritage legislation in Queensland: Perceptions, realities and prospects” – Michael J Rowland, Sean Ulm and Jill Reid; “Restorative justice intervention in an Aboriginal cultural heritage protection context: Conspicuous absences?” – Mark Hamilton; “Carbon pricing and renewable energy innovation: A comparison of Australian, British and Canadian carbon pricing policies” – Karen Bubna-Litic and Natalie Stoianoff; “Implementing legislative and governance frameworks for integrated catchment management: The gap between theory and practice” – Kate Matthews; and “The future of Land and Environment Court oversight of major project offsets” – Vanessa Walsh.
The latest Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes an article by Melissa Pocock which analyses the prohibition on local governments to use compulsory acquisition to assemble large-scale inner urban sites for redevelopment by the private sector. Also in this Part is a Policy and Practice section by Paul Leadbeter which discusses possible impacts for local government from planning reform in South Australia; a digest of cases and the Local Government Planning & Law Guide Cases.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice publishes the following articles: “Factors that affect corporate governance practices in Saudi Arabian listed banks” – Ashraf Al-Sahafi, Marcus Rodrigs and Lisa Barnes and “Illegality as a ground for withholding payment in documentary credit transactions” – Hang Yen Low. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Commerical and Finance Law; Insolvency Law and Management; Recent Publications; Canada; New Zealand; and a Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “The best interests duty and the standard care for superannuation trustees” – Paul Collins; ““Confusion hath now made his masterpiece”: Federal jurisdiction, State tribunals and constitutional questions” – Gim Del Villar and Felicity Nagorcka; “Reading words into statutes: When Homer nods” – Stephen Lumb and Sharon Christensen; and the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Human Rights; Constitutional Law, Admiralty and Maritime; Equity and Trusts; Corporations and Securities; Recent Cases; Book Reviews and an Obituary for Hon Barry O’Keefe AM QC.
The latest Part of AJCCL includes the following articles: “Australian Competition and Consumer Commission priorities” – Rod Sims; “Does it matter what the hypothetical consumer knows? An analysis of ACCC v TPG” – Haylene Treisman; and “A snuggle for survival – the paradox of section 44ZZRD(3)(c): Restricting co-operation may mean restricting competition” – Marianna Parry and Richard Hobson. Also in this part are the following sections: Authorisations and Notifications; Consumer Protections; Case note; What if…; Consumer Concerns; Report from Africa, Report from Europe; and Report from Latin America.
The latest part of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “Tracing under the PPSA” – Matthew Broderick; “Statutory directors’ duties, the civil penalty regime and shareholder ratification: What role does the public interest play?” – Isuru Devendra; and “Continuous disclosure and good faith” – Sulette Lombard and Jessica Viven. There is also a Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility section note providing an analysis of companies’ business objectives by Reegan Grayson Morison and Ian Ramsay.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “Commonwealth v Australian Capital Territory” – Margaret Brock; “Options for the Senate’s voting system” – Brian Costar; “Williams v Commonwealth (No 2): The National School Chaplaincy Program struck down again” – Simon Evans; Speech: “Federal implications under the Australian Constitution” – Stephen McLeish SC; Articles: “Constitutional restraints to the development of privacy in Hong Kong” – Jojo YC Mo; “The constitutional validity of State Chief Justices acting as Governor” – Matthew Stubbs; Book reviews and Developments.