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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

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

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

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

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

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

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.'

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

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

De Rose v South Australia - the first approved native title compensation determination

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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  • Australia
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  • November 15 2013

In October, the Federal Court handed down its judgment in De Rose v State of South Australia 2013 FCA 988, the first decision to order the payment