Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
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The latest Part of the Public Law Review publishes three Comments and three Articles of interest to readers. The first Comment is by Gabrielle Appleby and Matthew Stubbs who look at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The second Comment comes from Shubhankar Dam and focuses on Tan Eng Hong v Attorney-General in Singapore. The final Comment is by Vergil Narokobi who looks at Parliament testing the supremacy of the Constitution in PNG. In the first article, Justin Gleeson SC asks what is left of Cole v Whitfield. The second article is by Dean R Knight and considers the amenability of private incorporated bodies to judicial review in New Zealand. The final article comes from Fiona Wheeler and looks at extra-judicial activity by High Court justices. There is also a Developments section.