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ACT Bill Introduced to Strengthen Dangerous Driving Laws

Friday 20 August 2021 @ 8.11 a.m. | Crime | Legal Research | Torts, Damages & Civil Liability

The Road Transport Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 (ACT) ('the Bill') was introduced into the ACT Legislative Assembly on 5 August 2021 by Minister for Transport and City Services Chris Steel ('the Minister').

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Draft SA Advance Care Directives (Review) Amendment Bill 2021 Released

Friday 30 July 2021 @ 2.07 p.m. | Legal Research | Torts, Damages & Civil Liability | Trade & Commerce

The [Draft] Advance Care Directives (Review) Amendment Bill 2021 (SA) ("the Draft Bill") was released for public consultation and feedback on 25 June 2021 and is open for submissions until 5 pm on 3 August 2021. The Draft Bill proposes amendments to the Advance Care Directives Act 2013 (SA) ("the Act").

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ACT Bill to Improve Family Violence Laws

Thursday 15 July 2021 @ 9.47 a.m. | Crime | Torts, Damages & Civil Liability

The Crimes Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 (ACT) ("the Bill") was introduced into the ACT Legislative Assembly on 24 June 2021 by Attorney General Shane Rattenbury  ("the AG").  The Explanatory Statement stated that the policy objective of this Bill is to "improve the clarity and effectiveness of criminal justice legislation".

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ACT Bill Proposes Introduction of Industrial Manslaughter

Monday 5 July 2021 @ 11.38 a.m. | Industrial Law | Torts, Damages & Civil Liability

The Work Health and Safety Amendment Bill 2021 (ACT) ("the Bill") was presented in the ACT Assembly on 24 June 2021 by the Minister for Industrial Relations and Workplace Safety Mick Gentleman ("the Minister").

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WA Bill to Implement Changes Regarding Joint Vesting of Marine Parks

Thursday 20 May 2021 @ 2.43 p.m. | Legal Research | Torts, Damages & Civil Liability

On 12 May 2021, Western Australian Minister for the Environment Amber-Jade Sanderson reintroduced the Conservation and Land Management Amendment Bill 2021 (WA) ("the Bill") into the Legislative Assembly. The Bill reintroduces the Conservation and Land Management Amendment Bill 2020 (WA), which lapsed on 7 December 2020 when the WA Legislative Assembly was dissolved due to re-election. 

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