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Restraint Clauses in Employment Contracts

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  • 29 October 2021
  Restraint of Trade or Restraint Clauses appear regularly in employment contracts. Most people do not think twice about them and are just thankful they secured the job or position.
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Labour Hire workers and Unfair Dismissals

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  • 24 September 2021
  What is a Labour Hire Worker? The definition of a labour hire worker is a person (worker) who signs a work contract with an agency firm. Examples are nursing agencies, security agenc
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ASSAULT OCCASSIONING ACTUAL BODILY HARM (AOABH)

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  • 15 September 2021
  The Law Section 59(1) of the Crimes Act NSW provides for the offence of Assault occasioning actual bodily harm, in that: Whosoever assaults any person, and thereby occasions
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'Ignorance of the law does not excuse him'

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  • 27 August 2021
  The above quote is an ancient proverb and a principle in law.   It means that just because a person does not know the law, does not mean that he/she cannot be held accountab
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Subpoena

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  • 25 August 2021
In both criminal and civil matters, you may be needing to request or be subject to a subpoena. The scope of Subpoenas ranges from: - For a person to attend Court to give evidence in a m
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Indigenous People can NEVER BE Constitutional Aliens

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  • 24 August 2021
  Love & Thoms v Commonwealth [2020] HCA 3 Mr Thoms was born in New Zealand and as such was a New Zealand citizen. But he had resided permanently in Australia since 1994 and is a d
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SANE AUTOMATISM the defence at law

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  • 24 August 2021
  This month we highlight the often-misunderstood defence in criminal law of SANE AUTOMATISM In our criminal law jurisdiction, all criminal offences require proof that an accused perso
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Police & Young People

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  • 19 August 2021
  It comes as no surprise that young people due to their visibility and use of public spaces interact with police on a regular basis. More so than other age groups.  However, rese
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Is this legal for an employer to mandate their employees to be vaccinated before returning to work?

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  • 13 August 2021
  In the coming months this question and others like it will be asked by both employees and employers as businesses emerge from lockdown.   The ‘no jab, no work’ i
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Why you need a good advocate at Court

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  • 26 July 2021
  Some people try to go it alone when they are facing a matter in Court. Whilst for some people this will not be problematic as they are confident and believe they can argue their case
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