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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

Aboriginal heritage reforms 2014: does this impact you?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • July 8 2014

Following long standing concerns of energy, resources and development industries about the management of Aboriginal Heritage issues in Western

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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