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A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

Burial and Cremation Act 2013 What everyone is dying to know!

  • Norman Waterhouse
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  • Australia
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  • June 24 2013

The Burial and Cremation Act 2013 (SA) (the Act) has now received assent and will shortly come into operation. The Act will regulate all cemeteries

Police duty of reasonable investigation only goes so far, says Australian court

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Australia
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  • March 15 2012

It’s a bummer when the demolition crew pulls down the wrong building, but your ability to pin that on the cop who dropped by the site is limited, according to the Victoria trial court in Taha v Shaq Industries Pty Ltd, 2012 VSC 30

Queensland Reconstruction Authority Bill introduced into Parliament

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 17 2011

'The summer of 201011 will be remembered as our summer of sorrow.'

An evaluation of the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning and Environment Court

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • August 8 2012

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning Environment Court

De Rose v State of South Australia - The first Native Title compensation determination

  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
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  • Australia
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  • February 28 2014

The State of South Australia (State) will pay compensation to the De Rose Hill Nguraritja people for the extinguishment of their native title rights

Turning “grey” to “white” FIRB “14 day enquiries”

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • November 27 2009

Whether owing to the lack of judicial interpretation on key areas of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (FATA) and the regulations under FATA6 (Regulations) or the policy-driven intention of FATA, the vexed question of whether or not to formally lodge an application for FIRB approval arises more often than not

Money for nothing acquisition of land compensation in enhancement cases

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
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  • February 14 2011

This article examines two recent cases in which compensation for the compulsory acquisition of private land for public purposes was held to be nil

Pools: new or old - new pool safety laws in Queensland

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 23 2011

New pool safety laws have come into effect in Queensland as of December 2010

No constructive trust over copyright in photos and film created by trespassers

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • Australia
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  • August 10 2011

In a decision handed down on 29 March 2011, the NSW Supreme Court held that a constructive trust did not arise in respect of photos and video footage taken by animal rights activists trespassing on a property