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    Demand for Reform Law reform is the process of changing and updating laws, so that they reflect the current values and demands of contemporary society. Those with sovereign power must identify the change in social values, behaviours and expectations; through this they must consider whether new or amended laws are required; and they must develop and implement these changes. Society is never completely satisfied with the reforms made to law, reforms are made to satisfy the general public. It is evident

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    Law Reform

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    Part A. 1. Conditions that give rise to law reform Changing social values: The values of societies change over time. Society is forever changing values which then place’s pressure onto the law to change and adapt over time. What is seen as as acceptable may not be considered acceptable at another time. The urge for tougher sentencing in law reform may satisfy the deserved aspects of punishment, but harsher penalties are not statistically shown to reduce crime rates. Thus in seeking to promote social

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    Law Reform In Australia

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    Introduction The law should on all occasions strive to not exist as a separate sanctity to society. As much as possible, governments and judicial bodies should aim to include the public in the creation, maintenance and amendment of the law. The community consultation process of law reform is a vital cornerstone to societal inclusion in the lawmaking process. It allows the people living through the law reform experience to share their own insight and opinion, allowing major societal influence in the

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    Land Law Reform

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    Australia. Law reform has been both effective as well as ineffective in achieving genuine access and control of land for the indigenous people. Law reform aims to reinforce and strengthen justice, through the process of first examining existing laws, and by then revoking, amending or creating the necessary changes to a law. This procedure is acted in accordance with judicial bodies, by the result of case law along with statutory law. The Native Title Act of 1993 was achieved through statutory reform. This

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    Family Law Reform

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    Law reform has been rather effective in catering to contemporary issues concerning family members in a equal and accessible way. Although, the effectiveness of law reform relating to family members has been slow to develop, the current quality of family law, which is guided by the means of the 1975 Family Law Act (FLA) has been affecting justice for family members. The effectiveness of family law has changed a lot over time. The legislation that has been changed to ensure the effectiveness of the

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    reason for any injured state. This division between doctor and patient has led to a practice called defensive medicine and it has also created a healthcare system riddled with inefficiency and in need of an overhaul. There is talk of healthcare reform and how it is important to control costs to the patient through lower health

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    Evaluate the Effectiveness of Law Reform in Australia Law Reform in Australia is effective in varying degrees. Through Native Title Reform and Law Reform in Sport, the effectiveness of Law Reform in Australia is further outlined. The term ‘Native Title’ refers to the right of Indigenous people to their traditional land. In Australia it has a legal significance of the right to an area of land, claimed by people whose ancestors were the original inhabitants of the land before European settlement

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    Anand, Aarthi, and Prema Chandra. Adoption Laws: Need for Reform. Vol. 37. Economic and Political Weekly, 2002. Print. Economic and Political Weekly. This text discusses the use of adoption as a cover up for child trafficking in foreign countries, particularly India. It argues that reform must occur in the legal system. It also points out that changes must occur at every level of inter-country adoption, from hearing the voices of the children to “multi-level scrutiny systems”. Here, money was used

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    Courts In Nsw Law Reform

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    a. The courts are able to change the law through precedent but are limited by only having influence on the specific cases that are taken to the courts. Parliament is the main branch of government that both makes and reforms the law through the passage of bills. The parliament is able to set up parliamentary committees and law reform commissions, but has no say in the running of these commissions. The NSW Law Reform Commission prepares reports to review the issues identified in the reference, and

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    Introduction A Tort is a legal construct and is not to be confused with a wrong in the general sense. It only exists where the law exists’’ The question is, Where there is no debate or argument that a duty of care is owed to customers, public, employees where possibility of a risk may occur, that the scope of liability in the tort of negligence or breach of duty. In 2002, a Review of the Law of Negligence in Australia conducted by panel and chaired by the Honourable David Ipp (known as the IPP Report) and

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