Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Pieter Badenhorst as a brand new South Africa Section Editor for Property Law Review. As part of an ongoing enhancement project, we are commissioning a range of new sections to bring subscribers property law insights from academics and practitioners around Australia and internationally. Pieter Badenhorst is currently ...more
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke as a brand new New South Wales Section Editor for Property Law Review. Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke is a barrister practising in Sydney at 15 Wardell Chambers. Educated at the Australian National University and Cambridge University, she was Senior Lecturer in Equity and Trusts and Intellectual ...more
The latest Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine is a special issue titled Regulating the Use of Human Bodily Material. It includes articles on the legal status of bodies, the regulation of the use of human bodily material, definitions of “property” offered by the majority of the High Court of Australia in the case of Yanner v Eaton, non-consensual genetic testing in Australia, biobanking of blood and bone marrow, property rights in recyclable artificial implants such as pacemakers, extra-bodily DNA sampling by the police, patent term extension schemes, travel for euthanasia or assisted suicide, the regulation of impaired doctors, plus much more.
By Susan Bright The following extracted paragraphs are from the Comment section published in the May 2012 issue of the Property Law Review.* CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES In most developed countries, the built environment is a significant contributor to carbon emissions. The commercial sector (non-residential, but including retail and industrial), accounts for something in the region of ...more
RECENT CASE EXCERPT FROM ALJ (APRIL 2012) Bazley v Wesley Monash IVF Pty Ltd  2 QD R 207 and Re Edwards (2011) 4 ASTLR 473;  NSWSC 478* These two cases deal with the problem that occurs when a man considers that he should preserve sperm in case of future health issues, and he ...more
UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANKING AND THE NEXT GENERATION OF HUMAN TISSUE REGULATION: AN AGENDA FOR RESEARCH By Cameron Stewart and Ian Kerridge* The transformation of umbilical cord blood from being a waste product to being a valuable source of stem cells has led to the emergence of significant legal, ethical and social issues. This editorial ...more
The June 2011 issue of Family Law Review contains several interesting pieces about various aspects of family law, including Professional Insights, Recent Cases and International Family Law. There is also an article about collaborative law in Australia, with particular reference to family lawyers in the ACT.
By Mark Beaufoy. In making planning decisions about potentially contaminated land (PCL) councils must decide whether the land is suitable for the proposed use and development. Planning policy encouraging urban consolidation and increasing property values are leading to the transformation of former industrial land to residential and other sensitive uses.
Editor: Peter Butt. Each issue of ALJ brings readers the latest developments in conveyancing and property, written by experienced practitioners.
By Peter Hannan. In this article the author considers the width of the concept of “property” for the purposes of s 79 of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) in light of the 2008 decision of the High Court in Kennon v Spry, and also the subsequent litigation between the parties.