The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes four great articles on different aspects of property law. The first article comes from Michael Weir and Tina Hunter and discusses the structural conflict between the interests of landholders and titleholders in coal seam gas extraction. The second article is by Elizabeth Toomey and investigates the effect of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 (NZ) on the established Torrens principles of land ownership. Next is the article by Richard Wu and Mohd Yazid Bin Zul Kepli which considers the global implementation of title registration systems, focusing on common law countries such as Australia, England and the United States. Finally the article by Madeline Gleeson the importance of property law, human rights and development in Cambodia.
The latest Part of the Local Government Law Journal contains several interesting articles covering a wide range of topics including a proposed redesign of local government based on an outcome, services and regulatory division of functions and organisation, consultation requirements under New Zealand’s Local Government Act 2002, climate change adaptation risk management in local government, development in New South Wales, Queensland floodplain guidelines and managing invasive species.