The latest issue of the Family Law Review includes articles on the drafting and use of affidavits in the Family Court and judges receiving evidence directly from children. Also in this Part are four sections: the Child Support Update discusses departure prohibition orders and departure authorisation certificates, Family Dispute Resolution focuses on capacity to mediate, International Family Law analyses immigration issues impacting upon children and the Recent Cases section includes case notes on six recent decisions.
The first Part of Vol 23 of the Public Law Review includes articles on tribunal rule-making, terrorism threat assessments and the appointment of the first Australian-born Governor-General. Also in this Part are two Comments on the vote to keep proportional representation in New Zealand and judicial review with relation to the Victorian Charter. There is also a Developments section.
The first Part of Volume 32 of The Queensland Lawyer includes an article on recently made proposals for law reform on jury directions and jury selection by the Queensland Law Reform Commission and sections covering a diverse range of topics including Commonwealth criminal matters in the Magistrates Courts, long term exposure to asbestos, jurisdictional error, reform of guardianship laws, plus much more.
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes an article by Dr Charles Lawson that discusses whether Parliament should determine the accountability, transparency and responsibility standards for the Australian Government and an article by Ayowande A McCunn about the search for a single standard for the Kable principle. Also included in this Part are casenotes and section notes on Work and employment law as well as Discrimination and refugees.
The March 2012 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes three articles and several sections on various interesting issues related to Competition and Consumer Law. The articles range from discussions of the new enforcement powers and remedies of the Australian Consumer Law, to how the new provisions of the Consumer Law apply to the legal profession, to promoting a more diverse and competitive supermarket sector. The sections list includes Access to services, Tribunal Tableaux, Economic(s) matters and Report from Europe, plus much more!
The latest Part for the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes three interesting articles on a range of issues relating to intellectual property. The first article, by Sarah Bellingham, analyses the constitutive aspects of the dramatic work, one of the four categories of Pt III subject matter in the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). The second article comes from Andrew McRobert and traces the development of the Pub Squash rule in passing off and its later application to allegations of misleading or deceptive conduct. The final article, by Wellett Potter and Heather A Forrest, discusses musicological and legal perspectives on music borrowing. Not to be missed!
The latest issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal contains three interesting articles covering the topics of the contributions of the Centro case to the evolution of the law of directors’ duties towards a more managerial model; the nature of the role of the listed public company board in Australia and the United States; and related party transactions in New Zealand.
The latest Part for the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes articles on a range of interesting topics regarding environmental and planning law. These include ecologically sustainable development and the contributions made by Hon Justice Paul Stein AM, the role of governance in the regulation of invasive alien species, the WTO’s decision that US dolphin safe labelling regime contravenes the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade, Queensland’s new Coastal Plan and associated legislative amendments, and the need to protect and promote offshore minerals exploration and mining.
The second Part of the Australian Law Journal for 2012 includes the usual interesting mix of articles and sections, with something to interest everyone. The articles cover such diverse topics as personal injury resulting from negligence, recent changes to the arbitral legislative regime in Australia, and asset lending with an improvident borrower. The sections range from the annual report of the New South Wales Judicial Commission, to indefeasibility and forged mortgages and from admiralty jurisdiction to the obligations of creditor to guarantor, plus much more.
The February 2012 issue of the Australian Tax Review includes three interesting articles covering different aspects of taxation law in Australia. The first article is by Chris Ohms and Karin Olesen and compares four Commonwealth jurisdictions in their handling of Interest payable on borrowed funds or on amounts owing. The second article comes from Sally Joseph and discusses the accessibility and application of the environmental protection provisions that provide a deduction for expenditure. The final article, by Hung Chu and Wayne Lonergan, discusses the valuation treatment of accommodation bonds and the confusion arising as a result.