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Banning CCOs

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NEWS: Restricting judges from issuing Community Corrections Orders (CCOs) will not improve community safety and will instead set a dangerous precedent of limiting judicial discretion in sentencing, say critics of a new measure issued by the Victorian state government...

Rugby Scrum

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LIJ: The Supreme Court of NSW’s decision in Western Force confirms the need for careful drafting and contractual clarity. Victorian rugby fans were relieved in August 2017, when the Australian Rugby Union Ltd (ARU) spared the Melbourne Rebels and announced...

Sports and Charity

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LIJ: There are calls for the inclusion of advancing amateur sports as a charitable purpose to reflect contemporary society. The word “charity” has a popular meaning and a technical meaning. Its popular meaning is often associated with “the relief of...

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