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The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Recognition in Keeping with the Constitution” – The Hon Murray Gleeson AC; “Court-referred Alternative Dispute Resolution and Judicial Education in Australia: Perspectives from the Bench” – Nicky McWilliam, Jennifer Tridgell and Hannah Bell; and “Beware the Double-edged Sword: When Private Regulation (By-laws) Seeks to Limit Freehold Land Rights (Short-term Holiday Letting in Multi-owned Properties)” – Melissa Pocock. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Constitutional Law; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Personalia; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “‘Why Not Litigate?’ – The Royal Commission, ASIC and the Future of the Enforcement Pyramid” – Michael Legg and Stephen Speirs; “The Lawfulness of the Dismissal/Termination of an Employee Who Has Expressed ‘Unwelcome’ Religious Views” – Anthony Gray; “Online Auctions and Consumer Protection in the United Kingdom and Australia: The Value of Transparency” – Jodi Gardner and Kanchana Kariyawasam; and “The Legal Implications of E-commerce for the Australian Franchise Sector” – Zhanna Kremez, Kanchana Kariyawasam and Lorelle Frazer. Also in this Part are the following sections: Consumer Protection: “Penalising the Inclusion of Unfair Terms in Standard Form Small Business Contracts – A Critical Analysis” – Mark Lewis; Industrial and Workplace Relations Law: “Small Business and Unfair Dismissal: A Review of the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s Proposed Reforms” – Victoria Lambropoulos; and Book Review: “The Legitimacy and Responsiveness of Industry Rule-making”, by Karen Lee – Reviewed by Rob Nicholls.
This Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Impacts on Agricultural Land from Queensland’s Energy Transition” – Dr Georgina Davis; “China: A Global Renewable Energy Fulcrum?” – Jan Froestad and Tabitha M Benney; “Unconventional Gas and Royalty Sharing: The Benefits of Reconceiving Ownership and Revenue” – Samantha Hepburn; “Mercury Emissions, Regulation and Governance of Coal-fired Power Stations in Victoria, Australia” – Darren Sinclair and Larissa Schneider; “The Global Pact for the Environment: Implications for Climate Change Loss and Damage” – Angela Bruckner; “Clearing of Native Vegetation in Queensland: An Analysis of Finalised Prosecutions over a 10-Year Period (2007–2018)” – Dr Evan Hamman; “Horses, Culture and Ethics: Wildlife Regulation in Kosciuszko National Park” – Sophie Riley; “Aeroconservation – Challenges for Law and Policy” – Pip Wallace and Jennifer Holman; and Book Reviews: “Water Management in New Zealand’s Canterbury Region: A Sustainability Framework”, by Bryan R Jenkins – Reviewed by Rachel Ravagnani and Cameron Holley; and “Legal Rights for Rivers: Competition, Collaboration and Water Governance”, by Erin O’Donnell – Reviewed by Katie O’Bryan.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Challenges for Regulatory Reform in the Finance Sector: Learnings from the Last Decade” – Alice Klettner; “Rights in Collateral under the PPSA: Rebutting the Minimalist Approach” – Craig Wappett and Anthony Duggan; and “The Evolution and Consolidation of External Dispute Resolution Schemes in the Financial Sector: From the Banking Ombudsman to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority” – Ian Ramsay and Miranda Webster. Also in this Part are the following Sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Insolvency Law and Management; New Zealand; and Tokyo.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “An Argument for Abolishing the Right to Civil Appeal” – Mark J Rankin; and “Representative Party Standing and Sub-Groups in New South Wales Class Actions” – Michael Legg and Laura Uptin. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial Comments on “Costs” – Michael Legg and “What Did the Court Actually Say? – Judicial Clarity” – Roderick Joyce QSO QC; and Case Notes: “Suing Unknown Defendants: Cameron v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd  UKSC 6,  1 WLR 1471” – William Fotherby and “Sargeant v FSS Trustee Corporation and MetLife Insurance Ltd  NSWSC 1997 (21 December 2018)” – Jeremy L Harrison.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Editorial; Comments: “Sir Anthony Mason in Hong Kong: A Contribution to Public Law” – Hon William Gummow NPJ; “Senate Committee Report on Parliamentary Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation” – Stephen Argument; “Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZMTA  HCA 3” – Loretta Foran; the following Articles: “Disclosure, Not Disqualification: A Democratic Proposal to Promote the Fidelity of Elected Representatives to the People” – Matthew Stubbs and Adam Webster; “The Injunction in Section 75(v) of the Constitution” – Daniel Reynolds; “The Executive Power to Withdraw from Treaties in Australia” – Luke Chircop and Timothy Higgins; Book Review: “Military Law in Australia, by Robin Creyke, Dale Stephens and Peter Sutherland” – Reviewed by Samuel C Duckett White; and Developments.
Over 40 million people are living and working as slaves in the world today. It is a staggering figure. It is outrageous! In the current issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal (C&SLJ), Vol 37 No 2, Justine Nolan and Nana Frishling argue that globalisation has spurred the growth of modern slavery (including servitude, ...more
We have received the following letter from The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG in response to the September issue of the Australian Law Journal.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “An Empirical Analysis of 15 Years of Australian Domain Name Disputes” – Andrew F Christie, James Gloster and Sarah Goddard; “Protecting Profits Post-Patent Expiry: ACCC v Pfizer, Patents and Competition Law” – Arlen Duke and Rhonda L Smith; and “Mitey Marks and Expressive Uses of Culturally Significant Trade Marks in Australia” – Genevieve Wilkinson. There is also an Editorial by David Brennan.
This Part includes the following articles: “A Typology of Materiality” – Paul Daly; “Failure to Adhere to Policy: A Category of Jurisdictional Error?” – Patrick McCabe; and “Creating a Framework for Evaluating the ‘Effectiveness’ of the Commonwealth Ombudsman” – Jeremy (Wei Peng) Soh. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial; Casenote: In Defence of Spent Convictions: Frugtniet v Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Administrative Decision-Maker; and Book Reviews.