Commercial law expert, Professor Michael Adams, from the University of Western Sydney’s School of Law says there are lessons to be learnt from the recent Fortescue Metals Group’s ruling to ensure the accuracy in the meaning of agreements and contracts.
On August 15 2012, the High Court of Australia passed the world’s first Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (Cth) mandating that from December 1 2012, all tobacco products are to be sold in plain packaging.
It is generally understood that murder is the most serious of all violent crimes and it necessitates a determined criminal justice response. All citizens share an interest in when, if and how any killing is seen to be wholly or partly excused by the law.
Whether it is a coming storm or a spotlight moment, Australian universities should not be led blindly into a deregulated market, writes Professor Janice Reid, University of Western Sydney Vice-Chancellor.