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Submissions Archive

2016

Improvements to the Debt and Equity Tax Rules (Taxation Law Committee)Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Criminal Justice System Consultation Paper (Criminal Law Committee)Proposed changes to penalties for small business and individuals (Business Law Committee)Preconditions for alternative decision-making arrangements (Civil Litigation Committee)New Wind Energy Planning Framework (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Draft Waste and Resource Recovery Amendment (Container Deposit Scheme) Bill 2016 and Container Deposit Scheme Regulatory Framework Discussion Paper (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Regulation of Australian Agriculture (Animal Law Committee)Kosciuszko National Park Draft Wild Horse Management Plan: Public consultation (Animal Law Committee)Legislative review of the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013 (Criminal Law Committee)GST treatment of digital currency (Taxation Law Committee)Biodiversity Conservation and Land Management in NSW (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Treasury Consultation Paper - Implementing a Diverted Profits Tax (Taxation Law Committee)Review of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Civil Litigation Committee)Review of the NSW Motor Accidents Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Scheme (NSW Young Lawyers)Penalties for White Collar Crime (Business Law Committee)Revised Community Consultative Committee Guidelines (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Preliminary Submission to the NSW Law Reform Commission Review of the Guardianship Act (Civil Litigation, Human Rights and Public Law & Government Committees)Cross-border profit allocation and income tax - review of transfer pricing rules (Taxation Law Committee)Options for Low Rise Medium Density Housing as Complying Development Discussion Paper (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Greyhound Racing Industry - Issues Paper on Governance and Social Contribution (Animal Law Committee)Proposed National Court Framework Consultation Process (Civil Litigation Committee)

2015

Review of intensive correction orders (Criminal Law Committee)Proposed roll-over relief for small business restructures (Taxation Law Committee)Impacts of large-capacity fishing vessels commonly known as ‘supertrawlers’ operating in Australia’s marine jurisdiction (Environment and Planning Law and International Law Committees)
Commonwealth Consultation Discussion Paper: Free range egg labelling (Animal Law Committee)Foreign Bribery (International Law Committee)Review of police use of Firearms Prohibition Order search powers (Criminal Law Committee)Review of the operation of section 102 of the Crimes (Appeal and Review) Act 2001 (Criminal Law Committee)Reform of Strata Laws (Property Law Committee)Special Commission of Inquiry into the Greyhound Racing Industry in NSW (Animal Law Committee)Companion Animal Breeding Practices in NSW (Animal Law Committee)Integrated Mining Policy (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Tax Discussion Paper (Taxation Law Committee)Landholders' Right to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2015 (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Principles and guidelines for the care and use of non-human primates for scientific purposes (Animal Law Committee)Emissions Reduction Fund: Safeguard Mechanism - Consultation Paper (Environment and Planning Law Committee)The Sentencing Council of NSW (Criminal Law Committee)Terms of Reference for the Commonwealth Marine Reserves Review (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Productivity Commission’s Workplace Relations Framework Inquiry (Workplace and Safety Law Committee)Draft Copyright Notice Scheme Industry Code (Communication, Entertainment & Technology Law Committee)Criminal Code Amendment Animal Protection Bill (Animal Law Committee)Traditional Rights and Freedoms - Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws Issues Paper (IP 46) (Human Rights and Environment and Planning Law Committees)Five Year Statutory Review - Greyhound Racing Act 2009 (Animal Law Committee)Law Council of Australia Legal Profession Uniform Law Consultation (BushWeb Regional Issues, Business Law, Civil Litigation, Public Law & Government and Human Rights Committees)Legal Services Council Legal Profession Uniform Law Consultation (BushWeb Regional Issues, Business Law, Civil Litigation, Public Law & Government and Human Rights Committees)

2014

Shareholder primacy: Is there a need for change?(Animal Law and Environment and Planning Law Committees)The Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper (Animal Law Committee)Inquiry into out of home care (Human Rights Law Committee)Senate Inquiry into Australia's Environment (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Energy Green Paper (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Review of the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012 and related legislation (Human Rights Law Committee)Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel: Issues Paper (Environment and Planning Law and International Law Committees)Online Copyright Infringement (CET Committee)Law and Safety (Criminal Law Committee)Independent Commission Against Corruption (Criminal Law and Public Law and Governments Committees)Dispute resolution: frameworks in New South Wales (Civil Litigation Committee)The Western Australian Shark Hazard Mitigation Drum Line Program 2014-2017 (Animal Law Committee)Feedback on draft Animal Welfare (Population Control Programs) Bill (Animal Law Committee)Draft Biosecurity Framework for Protecting NSW (Animal Law Committee)Legal Affairs: Inquiry into Debt Recovery in New South Wales (Civil Litigation Committee)Post Implementation Review of Division 7A of Part III of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936: Second Discussion Paper March 2014 (Taxation Law Committee)Inquiry into streamlining environmental regulation, 'green tape', and one stop shops (Environmental and Planning Law Committee)Review of the Animal Welfare Act (NT) (Animal Law Committee)Review of consorting provisions (Criminal Law Committee)2013 Review of the NSW Retail Leases Act 1994 (Property Law Committee)

2013

Proposals for reform: appeals from the Local Court for environmental offences (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Access to Justice Arrangements (Public Law and Government, Civil Litigation, Human Rights and BushWeb Regional Issues Committees)Parole: Question Papers 1-3 (Criminal Law Committee)Standard Minimum Non-Parole Periods (Criminal Law Committee)´╗┐´╗┐Options for online publication of authorised reports (Submissions Working Group)Proposed National Uniform Property Law (Property Law Committee)Parole (Criminal Law Committee)Criminal Appeals (Question Paper 1) (Criminal Law Committee)2013 Annual Report (Public Law & Government Committee)A New Planning System for NSW: White Paper (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Taxation of multinational enterprises (Taxation Committee)Voluntary Industry Code for Free Range Eggs in South Australia (Animal Law Committee)Response to the Federal Government's Private International Law Discussion Papers (Civil Litigation Committee and International Law Committee)Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Cattle (Animal Law Committee)Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Sheep (Animal Law Committee)Reform to deductions for education expenses: Treasury Discussion Paper May 2013 (Submissions Working Group)State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) Amendment (Resource Significance) 2013 (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Just Terms Compensation Legislation Review: Consultation Paper (Environment and Planning Law Committee and Property Law Committee)Encouraging appropriate early guilty pleas (Criminal Law Committee)Letter to the Leader of Islamic Republic in relation to the "Yaran-i-Iran" (Human Rights Committee)Letter to the Commenwealth Attorney-General in relation to the Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012 (Human Rights Committee)Response to Issues Paper: Summary Offences Amendment Review (Criminal Law Committee)NSW Legislative Council’s inquiry into the racial vilification law in NSW (Human Rights Committee)Parliament inquiry into drug and alcohol treatment (Criminal Law Committee)

2012

Letter to the NSW Attorney-General in relation to funding cuts to the NSW EDO (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Migration and Security Legislation Amendment (Review of Security Assessments) Bill 2012 (Human Rights Committee)Comment on Initial Assessment of Certification Trademark application 1390450 filed by the Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (Animal Law Committee)Copyright and the Digital Economy Issues Paper 42 (Communications, Entertainment & Technology Law Committee)Evidence Amendment (Evidence of Silence) Bill 2012 (Criminal Law Committee)A New Planning System for NSW Green Paper (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Native Vegetation Regulation Review (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Review of Technological Protection Measure exceptions made under the Copyright Act 1968 (Communications, Entertainment & Technology Law Committee)Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’s Inquiry into Potential Reforms of National Security Legislation (Public Law & Government Committee)Australian Government Review of Australian Contract Law (Civil Litigation Committee and Business Law Committee)Consultation Paper per 175: Carbon markets, Training and financial requirements (Business Law Committee)Sentencing: Question Papers 1–4 (Criminal law Committee)Certification Trademark Application No. 1390450/Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (Animal Law Committee)Staged repeal of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulation 2006 (Animal Law Committee)Companion Animals Taskforce Discussion Paper (Animal Law Committee)Draft Aquifer Interference Policy (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Draft policy statement – Plan making and delegations (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Live Export of Australian Animals (Animal Law Committee)Animal Welfare in NSW Abattoirs (Animal Law Committee)The Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on a communications procedure (Human Rights Committee)Exposure Draft National Human Rights Action Plan (Human Rights Committee)Response to Treasury in respect of Consultation Paper titled 'Modernising the taxation of trust income - options for reform' (Tax Law Committee and Business Law Committee)New Regulatory Framework for Livestock Exports (Animal Law Committee)Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation (Environment and Planning Law Committee)

2011

Draft Baseline Study for a National Human Rights Action Plan - Consultation Draft (Human Rights Committee)Inquiry into the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011 (Human Rights Committee)2011 - 2012 Regional Telecommunications Review (Bushweb Committee)Code of Practice for Care and Use of Animals in Science (Animal Law Committee)Statutory Definition of Charity (Tax Law Committee)Opportunities to Consolidate Tribunals in NSW (Civil Litigation Committee)Review of Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 (Criminal Law Committee)Cyber White Paper (Communications, Entertainment and Technology Law Committee)Review of the Costs Assessment Scheme (Civil Litigation Committee)Sentencing: preliminary outline of the review (Criminal Law Committee)Treatment of Voluntarily Purchased Renewable Energy (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Ban of Exotic Animals In Circuses (Animal Law Committee)Clean Energy Legislative Package (Environment and Planning Law Committee)Security for Costs (Civil Litigation Committee and Environment & Planning Law Committee)Suspended Sentences (Criminal Law Committee)Sentencing Serious Violent Offenders (Criminal Law Committee)Small Business Disputes Options Paper (Civil Litigation Committee)Judicial Review in Australia (Civil Litigation and Public Law & Government Committees)Improving the taxation of trust income (Taxation Law Committee)Cheating at Gambling (Criminal Law Committee)Implementation of recommendation of the Board of Taxation's review of the GST cross-border transactions (Taxation Law Committee)Bobby Calf Time off feed Standard (Animal Law Committee)

2010

Implementation of amendments to GST financial supply provisions (Taxation Law Committee)National Legal Profession Reform Project Consultation Report (Civil Litigation Committee)Criminal incidents involving the death of an unborn child (Criminal Law Committee)Inquiry into judge alone trials under s 132 of the Criminal Procedure Act (Criminal Law Committee)International Whaling Commission's 62nd Annual Meeting (Environmental Law Committee)Income tax treatment of instalment warrants (Taxation Law Committee)RSPCA Australia's Puppy Farms Discussion Paper (Animal Law Committee)Inquiry into water management (Environmental Law Committee)Security for costs and associated costs orders (Environmental Law Committee)Greater certainty for sovereign investments (Taxation Law Committee)Invitation to comment on TD 2009/D17 and TD 2009/D18 (Taxation Law Committee)An R 18+ classification for computer games – Public Consultation (Communications, Entertainment & Technology Law Committee)Security for costs and associated costs orders (Civil Litigation Committee)

2009

Towards Government 2.0: An Issues Paper (Communications, Entertainment & Technology Law Committee)Award Modernisation Process (Workplace and Safety Law Committee)ACT Kangaroo Management Plan (Animal Law Committee)NSW Domestic and Family Violence Strategic Framework (Human Rights Committee)Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 (Cth) and Regulations (International Law Committee)National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment Bill 2009 (Environmental Law Committee)Freedom of Religion and Belief in the 21st Century (Human Rights, Public Law & International Law Committees)Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Human Rights Committee)Banning the Trade of Fur Produced in Contravention of Minimum Animal Welfare Standards (Animal Law Committee)Response from the Minister for Home AffairsReview of Secrecy Laws (Human Rights Committee)Review of the International Arbitration Act 1974 (International Law Committee)ACMA Investigation – Hosted live entertainment radio programs (Communications, Entertainment & Technology Law Committee)

2008

Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Environment and Planning Law Committee)ABC and SBS: Towards a Digital Future (Communications, Entertainment & Technology Law Committee)Human Rights and Climate Change Study (Environmental Law & Human Rights Committees)Promoting Transparency in Judicial Appointments (Civil Litigation Committee)Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws - General Law Reform) Bill 2008 (Human Rights, Public Law and Environmental Law Committees)Australian Charter of Human Rights (Human Rights Committee)Response from the Attorney-GeneralNational Employment Standards (Employment & Industrial Law Committee)Review of Australian Higher Education (Civil Litigation Committee)Voluntary Information Security Breach Notification Guide (Communications, Entertainment & Technology Law Committee)Detention of Baha'i faith leaders (Human Rights Committee)Response from the Islamic Republic of IranLocal Court Practice Note 2 of 2007 (Civil Litigation Committee)National Code of Practice for the Humane Shooting of Kangaroos and Wallabies (Animal Law Committee)Off-Leash Park Proposal (Animal Law Committee)

2007

Legal Professional Privilege and Commonwealth Statutory Bodies (Civil Litigation Committee)Australia's Involvement as a Third Party in the WTO Dispute – United States v China (International Law and Communications, Entertainment & Technology Law Committees)Same-Sex: Same Entitlements Bill 2007 (Human Rights Committee)Animal Welfare Amendment Bill 2007 (ACT) (Animal Law Committee)ACMA Guide to the Transfer of Community Broadcasting Licences (Communications, Entertainment & Technology Law Committee)Trade Practices Amendment (Small Business Protection) Bill 2007 (Animal Law Committee)Operation of Blacktown Pound (Animal Law Committee)Client Privilege and Federal Investigatory Bodies (Civil Litigation Committee)Statutory Child Protection in NSW (Human Rights and Family Law Committees)ASX Corporate Governance Review (Business Law Committee)Commercial wallaby cull on King and Flinders Islands (Animal Law Committee)

2006

Review of the Mental Health Act 1990 (Human Rights Committee)Sentencing and Juries (Criminal Law Committee)Practice Note – Burwood Local Court (Civil Litigation Committee)Response from Attorney-GeneralReview of Litigation Funding in Australia (Civil Litigation Committee)Square Root Rule (Business Law Committee)Review of the Policy on Access to Court Information (Civil Litigation Committee)Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals – Pigs (Animal Law Committee)Managing Conflicts of Interests in the Financial Services Industry (Business Law Committee)Drink Spiking (Criminal Law Committee)Shareholder Participation in Corporate Governance (Business Law Committee)Minimising Pain, Distress and Suffering in Animals in Research (Animal Law Committee)Review of Sedition Laws (Human Rights Committee)Better Prospectus Disclosure (Business Law Committee)

2005

Genetic Modification and Cloning of Animals (Animal Law Committee)National Animal Welfare Bill 2005 (Animal Law Committee)Personal Liability for Corporate Fault (Business Law Committee)Advocates Immunity (Civil Litigation Committee)Operation and Administration of the Migration Act 1955 (Human Rights Committee)Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Bill 2005 (Family Law Committee)Mandatory Detention Policy (Human Rights Committee)Sustainable and Legal Indigenous Harvest of Marine Turtles and Dugongs (Animal Law Committee)Review of Parts 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Judicial Officers Act 1986 (Civil Litigation Committee)Standard Minimum Sentencing (Criminal Law Committee)Uniform Evidence Act (Civil Litigation Committee)Corporations Amendment Bill (No.2) 2005 (Business Law Committee)Draft Practice Notes 10 and 22 – Supreme Court of NSW (Civil Litigation Committee)Game and Feral Animal Control Regulation 2004 NSW (Animal Law Committee)Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Bill 2004 NSW (Animal Law Committee)

2004

National Code of Practice for the Humane Shooting of Kangaroos (Animal Law Committee)Importation of Asian Elephants (Animal Law Committee)Recent Trends in Perjury (Civil Litigation Committee)Abolition of Prison Sentences of Less Than Six Months (Criminal Law Committee)National Animal Welfare Strategy (Animal Law Committee)Review on Lawyers' Costs and Billing Time (Civil Litigation Committee)

2003

Livestock Export Review (Animal Law Committee)Child Protection (Offender's Registration) Act 2000 (Criminal Law Committee)Joint Residence Arrangements in the Event of Family Separation (Family Law Committee)Periodic Detention Orders (Criminal Law Committee)Australia's Importation of Cat and Dog Fur Products (Animal Law Committee)Tail Docking of Dogs (Animal Law Committee)Corporations Amendment Bill 2002 (Business Law Committee)Apprehended Violence Orders (Criminal Law Committee)

2002

Review of the Crimes (Forensic Procedures) Act 2000 (Human Rights & Criminal Law Committees)Insider Trading Proposals (Business Law Committee)Priority for Employee Entitlements (Business Law Committee)     Response from the TreasuryRole and Effectiveness of Non-Executive Directors (Business Law Committee)Corporate Disclosure (Business Law Committee)

2001

Kangaroo Management Program (Animal Law Committee)Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 (Animal Law Committee)ASX Listing Rules – Proposed Amendments 1 July 2001 (Business Law Committee)

 

 

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