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LIJ Jan/Feb 2010

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Cover Story

Unsettling repercussions
Failure to comply with the Settled Land Act 1958 is a ticking time bomb, which may lead to a professional negligence claim and disinherited beneficiaries. 

By Simon Gannon

Feature Articles

Are the lights changing for discretionary trusts?

Discretionary Trusts

Are the lights changing for discretionary trusts?
A High Court decision has confirmed new "trust-busting" powers for the Family Court.

By John Glover

Discovery at a price


Discovery at a price
When not enough is known to commence legal proceedings, using the Freedom of Information Act may be worth considering. 

By Peter Sise

Taxing times

Income Tax

Taxing times
Changes to s23AG of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth) will have a significant impact on Australian resident individuals who work overseas. 

By Sarah Hinchliffe and Eu-Jin Teo

The thin blue line of care

Duty of care

The thin blue line of care
The High Court has considered the existence of a duty of care on the part of police officers to prevent a member of the public from committing suicide. By Roslyn Kaye

By Roslyn Kaye


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Editorial committee

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