AIAL Forum 81 (Jul), 2015

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Peter Johnston and Peter McNab, 'The Evolution of State Adjudicative Power as an Alternative to State Judicial or Administrative Power', 2015 Volume 81 Australian Institute of Administrative Law Forum 1
THE EVOLUTION OF STATE ADJUDICATIVE POWER AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO STATE JUDICIAL OR ADMINISTRATIVE POWER Peter Johnston* and Peter McNab# In Memoriam Peter Walter Johnston (1942 – 2015) Peter Johnston died in Perth on Australia Day 2015, after a short illness, aged 72. The public law community both here and overseas mourn the passing of […]

Katherine Cook, 'Recent Developments in Administrative Law – Volume 81', 2015 Volume 81 Australian Institute of Administrative Law Forum 31
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Katherine Cook Parliament passes the Tribunals Amalgamation Bill   On 14 May 2015 the Commonwealth Parliament passed the Tribunals Amalgamation Bill, a significant reform, which will merge the key Commonwealth merits review tribunals into one body. From 1 July 2015, the Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT) and the Migration Review […]

Stephen Argument, 'The Importance of Legislative Drafters – Challenges Presented by Recent Developments in the Commonwealth Jurisdiction', 2015 Volume 81 Australian Institute of Administrative Law Forum 40
THE IMPORTANCE OF LEGISLATIVE DRAFTERS – CHALLENGES PRESENTED BY RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE COMMONWEALTH JURISDICTION Stephen Argument* This paper discusses the important role of drafters of delegated (or subordinate) legislation[1] in the Commonwealth jurisdiction. The discussion is set against some recent developments in the Commonwealth jurisdiction and the challenges that those developments present to the […]

Lucy Jackson, 'Towards an Administrative Estoppel', 2015 Volume 81 Australian Institute of Administrative Law Forum 62
TOWARDS AN ADMINISTRATIVE ESTOPPEL Lucy Jackson* [The author of this article is the joint winner of the 2015 AIAL National Essay Prize. The article by Christopher Ellis, the other winner, will be published in a later issue of the AIAL Forum.] What happens when a person relies upon a representation made by a government which […]

Mick Batskos, 'Balancing the Treatment of ‘Personal Information’ Under FOI and Privacy Laws: A Comparative Australian Analysis – Part 1', 2015 Volume 80 Australian Institute of Administrative Law Forum 28
BALANCING THE TREATMENT OF ‘PERSONAL INFORMATION’ UNDER FOI AND PRIVACY LAWS: A COMPARATIVE AUSTRALIAN ANALYSIS Mick Batskos* There has been longstanding recognition that there should be some degree of protection provided to privacy of personal information about individuals. Some examples of this include recognition of privacy as a human right worthy of protection as in: […]

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