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Alice de Jonge

in International Law and Domestic Legal Systems: Incorporation, Transformation, and Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694907
eISBN:
9780191731914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694907.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Australian courts have repeatedly refused to accept that international law principles and norms, whether based on treaty or customary law, can be incorporated into the common law without the need for ... More


Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy in Australia

Allan Fels and Zaven Mardirossian

in Cooperation, Comity, and Competition Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195387704
eISBN:
9780199866762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387704.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines Australian competition law and policy with respect to foreign conduct and the state of international cooperation in Australia. Part One of the chapter outlines the circumstances ... More


The Lords, Tom Bingham, and Australia

Michael Kirby

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0045
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter recounts the debt to the judicial work of the House of Lords that Australian law owes to Lord Bingham and his distinguished colleagues and predecessors, and Lord Bingham's enormous ... More


Justice Education, Law Reform, and the Clinical Method

LES MCCRIMMON and EDWARD SANTOW

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses, in the context of institutional law reform and direct social justice advocacy, why law students should become involved in law reform, arguing that law schools should do more ... More


Asserting the Doctrine of Discovery in Australia

Robert J Miller, Jacinta Ruru, Larissa Behrendt, and Tracey Lindberg

in Discovering Indigenous Lands: The Doctrine of Discovery in the English Colonies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579815
eISBN:
9780191594465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579815.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter explores the continual adoption of the principles of Discovery into contemporary Australian law. It looks at the overturning of the terra nullius element in the Mabo case in 1992 but ... More


Expert policy advisory bodies

Jenny Stewart and Scott Prasser

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter offers an overview of government established and supported expert policy advisory bodies at the federal level in Australia from the 1970s to 2010. It considers firstly, why were these ... More


Childbirth and the Law

John Seymour

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This book examines aspects of English, United States, Canadian, and Australian law as it applies to the fetus, the pregnant woman, and the doctor or midwife who provides antenatal and perinatal care. ... More


Suspending Contract Performance for Breach

JW Carter

in Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265788
eISBN:
9780191682964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265788.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter argues for the adoption of the possibility of suspending performance as a remedy for breach. Rather than forcing the injured party to choose between terminating the contract and keeping ... More


Building a Case against the War Criminals: Law and Investigation

Dean Aszkielowicz

in The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957: From Foe to Friend

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390724
eISBN:
9789888390427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390724.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Long before the Second World War ended, the Allies were planning to prosecute Axis war criminals, including both those in positions of leadership and the perpetrators of individual crimes. There was ... More


Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data in Australia

Dan Jerker B. Svantesson and Rebecca Azzopardi

in Bulk Collection: Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685515
eISBN:
9780190685546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685515.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter provides a summary of Australian privacy law including the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles. After describing the national legal context and fundamental principles ... More


The Role of Abolitionist Nations in Stopping the Use of the Death Penalty in Asia: The Case of Australia

Sam Garkawe

in Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia: Human Rights, Politics and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685776
eISBN:
9780191765773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685776.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the laws and policies of Australia in relation to the death penalty in order to illustrate the potential role an abolitionist nation may play in stopping capital punishment in ... More


The judicial doctrine in Australia

Miranda Stewart

in Sham Transactions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685349
eISBN:
9780191770531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685349.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the definition, policy, and application of the doctrine of sham in Australia. It covers sham and principles of legal construction; sham in the context of legislative regimes; ... More


Sham and Tax Law in Australia

Michael Kirby

in Sham Transactions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685349
eISBN:
9780191770531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685349.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the sham doctrine as it currently stands in Australia. It reflects on the decision of the High Court of Australia in Raftland Pty Ltd as Trustee of the Raftland Trust v Federal ... More


Conflicted Priorities?: Enforcing Fairness for Temporary Migrant Workers in Australia

Mary Crock, Sean Howe, and Ron McCallum AO

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter focuses on Australian migration law, highlighting its role in colonial settlement, nation-building, and racist exclusion. The chapter examines particular adaptations to Australian labour ... More


Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

James Meese

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

How should we think about authorship, use and piracy in an era of media convergence? How does the growing focus on amateur creativity impact on existing legal and cultural understandings of around ... More


Intestate Succession in Australia and New Zealand

Nicola Peart and Prue Vines

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume II: Intestate Succession

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747123
eISBN:
9780191809408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747123.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the development of the law of intestate succession in Australia and New Zealand. The rules of intestate succession in Australia and New Zealand have their origins in English ... More


Family Provision in New Zealand and Australia

Nicola Peart and Prue Vines

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume III: Mandatory Family Protection

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198850397
eISBN:
9780191885419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850397.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Private International Law

New Zealand and Australia are named in that order in the title because New Zealand was the first to develop the discretionary family provision jurisdiction, in 1900, that now applies in New Zealand, ... More


Consumer Product Safety Regulation and Investor–State Arbitration Policy and Practice After Philip Morris Asia v. Australia*

Luke Nottage

in Regionalism in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195389005
eISBN:
9780199332434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389005.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the unfolding dispute between Philip Morris Asia Limited (PMA) and Australia over the country's Product Safety Regulations. The discussions cover treaty-based investor-state ... More


Australia

Ian Walker

in Financing Company Group Restructurings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198738466
eISBN:
9780191927591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738466.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The material contained herein is intended as a general guide only and is not intended to be a memorandum of law study, nor to provide legal advice, and should not be treated as a substitute for ... More


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