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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

New standard contracts and disclosure documents

  • Hunt & Hunt
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  • Australia
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  • October 26 2013

The NSW Government has introduced a number of important changes to the regulation of retirement villages in NSW, in the Retirement Villages

Putting a price on native title - does the first Federal Court decision pave the way?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • October 24 2013

The De Rose decision is the first to order the payment of compensation to native title holders for the extinguishment of native title interests, and

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.'

Amendments to Community and Strata Titles legislation in South Australia

  • Hunt & Hunt
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  • Australia
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  • October 26 2013

On 12 April 2013 the Statutes Amendment (Community and Strata Titles) Act, 2012 (SA) was passed. The Act amends both the Community Titles Act, 1996

New statutory guideline

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • November 27 2012

In response to feedback from councils and the planning community, improvements have been made to Statutory Guideline 0112 (“the old guideline”) which was released in January of this year

Changes to Queensland mining legislation that will affect compulsory acquisition

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 30 2013

Native Title Rights v Compulsory Acquisitions Changes to Queensland mining legislation, including the Mineral Resources Act 1989, in August 2013 have

Australia: Federal Court confirms National Native Title Tribunal's approach to future act determinations

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 30 2013

In Watson on behalf of Nyikina & Mangala v Backreef Oil Pty Ltd 2013 FCA 1432, the Federal Court of Australia rejected several challenges to the