The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes the following articles: “Questioning the Social Utility of Social Utility in the Australian Civil Liability Legislation” – Leigh Smith and Vernon Nase; “Back to Basics? Recent Developments in Vicarious Liability in the UK Supreme Court” – Aaron Yoong and Sui Yi Siong; and “Creating Coherency in Conversion of (In)tangible Property in New Zealand” – Jessica C Lai. Also in this Part is a Book Review: “Unexpected Consequences of Compensation Law”, edited by Prue Vines and Arno Akkermans – Reviewed by Dr Tina Popa.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following articles: “The Court of Claims and the resolution of informal land claims in New South Wales 1833-1835” – Shaunnagh Dorsett; and “The durability of title: An appraisal of recent developments in Australian real property law” – Paul Babie. Also in this Part are the following sections: Strata and Community Title: “Body corporate legal practice: Potential pitfalls for lawyers” – Michael Kleinschmidt; Consumer Issues: “The consumer and virtual or digital property: Is this an oxymoron?” – Lynden Griggs; New Zealand: “Developments in unit titles” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Legislation and case law developments: Damages, easements, caveats, trusts and proprietary estoppel” – Kelvin Low; South Africa: “Expropriation of “old order” mineral rights in South Africa: The Constitutional Court has its say (twice)” – Pieter Badenhorst; New South Wales: “The problem of successive vexatious caveats revisited” – Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke; and Queensland: “Balancing information disclosure and “red tape”: Queensland’s proposal for seller disclosure” – Sharon Christensen.