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LIJ March 2010

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Cover Story

Building balances into progress payments
Two recent decisions in the Supreme Court have opened the door for judicial review of adjudicators’ determinations under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2001 (Vic) in limited circumstances.

By Ben Patrick

Feature Articles

A question of privilege

A question of privilege
Finalised proofs of evidence prepared under court order, even those not served on the other party, are no longer protected by legal professional privilege.

By Evan Evagorou

Building the future: Workplace relations reform for the building and construction industry

Building the future: Workplace relations reform for the building and construction industry
An overview of recent and upcoming key changes to regulation of workplace relations for the building and construction industry.

By Emma Goodwin

Fractures in the Charter

Fractures in the Charter
The human rights protection offered by the Victorian Charter of Human Rights is inadequate for people subject to involuntary treatment for mental illness.

By Korina Leoncio, Catherine Leslie, Barbara Shalit and Vivienne Topp

Living apart

Living apart
Severing a co-tenancy in cases of family violence has become a real possibility.

By Alyena Mohummadally


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