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Law Institute advocacy
Record ID:
23075
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2003
Author:
Conroy, Paul ;
Source:
LIJ (2003) 77 No 4
Date_of_entry:
10/04/2003
Legislation:
Migration Regulation (Cth) r 4.31B
Notes:
A regular column on advocacy which is to represent the interests of members and the wider community, for which the Law Institute actively seeks to influence policy and legislation through lobbying and submissions to government, the courts and other bodies. The column has a LIV and the media column, which lists all instances of note in the media for the preceeding months > Some entries in this months column include:- ; Part-time Magistrates ; Court landmark in limbo - future of the old County Court building ; Judicial conduct - consideration of a discussion paper released in 2002 by the state govenment on judicial conduct, and whether there was a need for a complaints system in Victoria ; Federal merits tribunal system- reform of the Federal Merits Review Tribunal and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal ; Convention against torture - Submission by LIV - Australia should demonstrate its commitment to the protection of human rights and cooperation with UN agencies ; Model employment contract ; Tax ruling submission - in response to the ATO's draft ruling DR13 which covers compensation payouts ; Bankruptcy submission - re report on the use of bankruptcy and family law schemes to avoid payment of tax ; Commonwealth age discrimination legislation - submission by LIV - re information paper on proposals for commonwealth age dicrimination ; Disability convention - LIV submission supporting the development of a Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities
Section:
LIV Advocacy
Month:
April


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