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According to merit?/Diversity: New Act brings dignity
According to merit?/Diversity: New Act brings dignity

 Oriana Torcasio and Naomi Hickey-Humble 01 Sep 2019

A human rights approach to guardianship and administration law is a better outcome for Victorian women...

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VCAT applications: The conduct of attorneys
VCAT applications: The conduct of attorneys

 Clare Sunderland 01 Aug 2019

The Powers of Attorney Act provides that VCAT may order that an attorney lodge accounts or other documents. A relative or person with a special interest may apply to VCAT for such an order, yet the reported cases show the order will not be made as of right...

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LIV Supports National Power of Attorney Scheme
LIV Supports National Power of Attorney Scheme

 Elder Law Section 20 Feb 2019

The LIV has written to the Law Council of Australia to express its support for nationally consistent Power of Attorney laws, and the introduction of a national register, to minimise the risk of Powers of Attorney being used as instruments of financial elder abuse.

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LIV submission on the Guardianship and Administration Bill 2018
LIV submission on the Guardianship and Administration Bill 2018

 Succession Law Section 05 Feb 2019

The LIV has expressed concerns regarding the state opposition's Guardianship and Administration Bill 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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VLA says anti-vax case a test of government power over children in care
VLA says anti-vax case a test of government power over children in care

 Karin Derkley 24 Nov 2017

Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) says a case that involves parents who don't want their children in temporary care to be immunised is an important test of how far the government can go in over-riding the authority of parents...

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