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LIJ Jan/Feb 2011

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Shedding light on evidence

After a year of uniform evidence law, several decisions alert practitioners to the effect of changes brought about by the Evidence Act.

By Christopher Beale and Glenn Barr

Feature Articles

Restrictive post-sentence orders for sex offenders

Restrictive post-sentence orders for sex offenders

A thorough understanding of the Serious Sex Offenders (Detention and Supervision) Act 2009 is essential when defending applications for orders to control offenders’ movements and activities after sentence completion.

By Shaun Ginsbourg

Vendor beware!  Your time may be up

Vendor beware! Your time may be up
Sales of lots on unregistered plans of subdivision may be rescinded if the plans are not registered by a specified date, but Supreme Court decisions on this issue have left some uncertainties.

By Tim Messer

Wills, water law  and the family farm

Wills, water law and the family farm

Wills made before or in ignorance of recent laws unbundling water rights from land can have unintended outcomes for family farms.

By John Glover


Publications Department

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Editorial committee

Chair: Gerry Bean Members:  Tony Burke, Geoff Gronow, Melissa Macken, Chris Molnar, Cameron Ross and Carolyn Ford.


Editorial policy

All contributions and letters to the editor to be addressed to: Managing editor, Carolyn Ford, Law Institute of Victoria Ltd, GPO Box 263, Melbourne 3001. Tel: (61 3) 9607 9319. Mob: 0406 004 935. Fax: (61 3) 9607 9451. Email: Views expressed by contributors are not necessarily endorsed by the Law Institute of Victoria. No responsibility is accepted by the Institute, the editor or the printers for the accuracy of information contained in the text and advertisements.

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