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Values and preferences for future medical treatment
Values and preferences for future medical treatment

 Bill O'Shea and Rebecca Park 01 May 2018

A new act to consolidate medical treatment laws and ensure a person’s values and preferences are followed came into force in Victoria on 12 March 2018...

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More power to the people
More power to the people

 VLRC 01 May 2018

The Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016, which came into force on 12 March 2018, changes the law regarding the medical treatment of people who do...

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Lawyers have role in new medical treatment law
Lawyers have role in new medical treatment law

 Law Institute Journal 08 Mar 2018

Changes to medical treatment laws represent an opportunity for practitioners to help their clients plan for the future, says former Law Institute of Victoria president and Elder Law Committee chair Bill O’Shea...

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Capacity makes one free
Capacity makes one free

 Gino Dal Pont 01 Jul 2017

There may be pressure on lawyers to take short cuts when it comes to an assurance of capacity. Only months ago the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal...

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May LIJ flipbook
May LIJ flipbook

 Law Institute Journal 01 May 2017

Welcome to the May LIJ flipbook. You can turn pages electronically, magnify type and click through to editorial content, LIV goods and services and upcoming events and advertising.

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Having their voices heard
Having their voices heard

 Genevieve Nihill 01 May 2017

At the launch of the LIV Capacity Guidelines, VCAT deputy president Genevieve Nihill spoke about the challenge of balancing the need to protect vulnerable people and their right to autonomy...

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April LIJ flipbook
April LIJ flipbook

 Law Institute Journal 01 Apr 2017

Welcome to the April LIJ flipbook. You can turn pages electronically, magnify type and click through to editorial content, LIV goods and services and upcoming events and advertising...

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Parents lacking capacity
Parents lacking capacity

 Siobhan Mansfield 01 Apr 2017

There is a need for legislative clarity regarding the role and impact of litigation guardians. Vu entered a Thai refugee centre as a child. While there, she was violently raped and became...

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Jan/Feb LIJ flipbook
Jan/Feb LIJ flipbook

 Law Institute Journal 01 Feb 2017

Welcome to the Jan/Feb LIJ flipbook. You can turn pages electronically, magnify type and click through to editorial content, LIV goods and services and upcoming events and advertising...

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LIV capacity guidelines launched
LIV capacity guidelines launched

 Law Institute Journal 01 Feb 2017

In December 2016, then LIV president Steven Sapountsis launched the LIV Capacity Guidelines and Toolkit, a comprehensive resource for...

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Capacity to give instructions
Capacity to give instructions

 Law Institute of Victoria 01 Feb 2017

Ethical dilemmas are part of everyday practice for solicitors. The LIV Ethics Committee is available to help. The Ethics Committee is drawn from experienced past and...

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Capacity Guidelines Launch
Capacity Guidelines Launch

 Rebecca Park, Michelle Whyte 16 Dec 2016

The LIV Capacity Guidelines and Toolkit (the Guidelines) are a comprehensive resource for practitioners about what to do when a client’s capacity...

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Determining capacity – the importance of guidelines
Determining capacity – the importance of guidelines

 Steven Sapountsis 01 Dec 2016

On Tuesday 6 December the LIV is launching Capacity Guidelines, a tool to assist practitioners make an assessment of their client’s capacity...

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Access to justice review
Access to justice review

 Keren Murray 02 Mar 2016

The LIV has long advocated for reforms to the Victorian justice system to...

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Funeral and burial instructions
Funeral and burial instructions

 Michelle Whyte 04 Feb 2016

The LIV has been actively involved in policy and law reform in elder and succession law. Members of the Elder and Succession law committees have...

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