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  • WTO rules Chinese rare earth minerals export limits breach the GATT 1994 Posted 19/06/2014 by Jaan Murphy In March 2014 a Panel established by the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that export controls on rare earth mineral put in place by China contravened the General
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  • Posted 19/06/2014 by Moira Coombs Phillip Minnis/Shutterstock.com Keeping Australian-made flags flying On 6 March 2014, Senators John Madigan and Nick Xenophon introduced the Flags Amendment Bill 2014—a private senators’ Bill—into the Senate. The Bill proposes to amend the Flags Act 1953 (the Act) to ensure that the Commonwealth only uses
    Date: 19/06/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3256038 - Source: FlagPost - Author: COOMBS, Moira

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Warning: All viewers of this digest are advised to visit the disclaimer appearing at the end of this document. The disclaimer sets out the status and purpose of the digest. BILLS DIGEST NO. 92, 2013-14 18 JUNE 2014 Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Measures) Bill 2014 Michael
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  • High Court gets another chance to have the final word on regional processing Posted 18/06/2014 by Elibritt Karlsen On 18 June 2014, the High Court unanimously ruled that the statutory scheme under which Papua New Guinea (PNG) was designated as a regional processing country is constitutionally valid. This FlagPost examines
    Date: 18/06/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3231307 - Source: FlagPost - Author: KARLSEN, Elibritt

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Warning: All viewers of this digest are advised to visit the disclaimer appearing at the end of this document. The disclaimer sets out the status and purpose of the digest. BILLS DIGEST NO. 78, 2013-14 17 JUNE 2014 Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Above the Line Voting) Bill 2013 Brenton
    Date: 17/06/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3205015 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: HOLMES, Brenton

  • ISSN 1328-8091 Warning: All viewers of this digest are advised to visit the disclaimer appearing at the end of this document. The disclaimer sets out the status and purpose of the digest. BILLS DIGEST NO. 90 2013-14 17 JUNE 2014 Asset Recycling Fund Bill 2014 [and] Asset Recycling Fund (Consequential
    Date: 17/06/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3228273 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: DOSSOR, Robert

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    Date: 17/06/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3228278 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: CHOWNS, Jonathan - D...

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    Date: 16/06/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3227189 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: ST JOHN, Alexander

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    Date: 16/06/2014 - Collection: Bills and Legislation - ID: legislation/billsdgs/3227226 - Source: Bills Digest Service - Author: EY, Carol

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  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2013-14 12 JUNE 2014 House of Representatives by-elections 1901-2014 Stephen Barber Statistics and Mapping Section Executive summary This paper provides details of House of Representatives by-elections held from that for Darling Downs on 14 September 1901 to the most recent held on 8 February 2014 for Griffith:
    Date: 12/06/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3219520 - Source: Research Paper Series (Pa... - Author: BARBER, Stephen

  • The Racial Discrimination Act: Insults, Timing and Debate Posted 5/06/2014 by Kirsty Magarey Africa Studio/Shutterstock.com The regulation of offensive or insulting language has a long history, including through defamation law and the general laws regulating public behaviour and language. In the context of the current debates on the regulation of
    Date: 05/06/2014 - Collection: Publications - ID: library/prspub/3216025 - Source: FlagPost - Author: MAGAREY, Kirsty

  • RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2013-14 5 JUNE 2014 The Attorney-General's suggested changes to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 Kirsty Magarey Law and Bills Digest Section Executive summary • The paper examines the legal implications of changes to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (the RDA) suggested by the Attorney-General, Senator Brandis. It
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