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Law Society NT supports Change the Record Campaign

The Law Society Northern Territory (the Society) is proud to support the "Change the Record" campaign (Campaign), an initiative of the National Justice Coalition aimed to end the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the justice system.

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Identification of Youth Offenders

Letter dated 4 June 2015 to the Attorney-General, the Hon John Elferick MLA

The Law Society Northern Territory (the Society) refers to our letter to you dated 18 September 2014 calling on you to introduce urgent amendments to the Youth Justice Act (Act) to prevent the publication of information identifying youth who come in contact with the justice system.

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Supreme Court Listings - 2016

Letter to Chief Justice Trevor Riley dated 21 April 2015:

Thank you for your letter dated 16 March 2015 in relation to the Supreme Court listings for 2016.

On 14 April 2015 the Society"™s Legal Practice Committee (Committee) met and considered the matters raised in your letter. Membership of the Committee is made up from representatives of private firms, government lawyers and the Bar.

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Behaviour of Correction Officers

Letter to The Hon John Elferink MLA dated 21 April 2015:

Law Society Northern Territory (the Society) has received a number of inquiries from members of the public seeking to complain about behaviour of corrections officers at the Darwin Correctional Precinct.

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Issues Paper - Development of a Central Bond Holding Scheme

Letter to Director Legal Policy, Department of Attorney-General and Justice:

The Law Society Northern Territory (the Society) thanks you for the opportunity to provide input on the Issues Paper - Development of a Central Bond Holding Scheme in the Northern Territory (the Scheme). The Society applauds measures that will address areas of unmet legal need.

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International Treaty Against Use of Nuclear Weapons

Letter to Chief Executive Officer Australian Red Cross dated 8 April 2015:

INTERATIONAL TREATY AGAINST USE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Law Society Northern Territory (Society) is writing to acknowledge and express its support for your work building support for an international treaty that would make the use of nuclear weapons illegal under international law.

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Supreme Court of the Northern Territory Practice Direction 1 of 2015

Letter sent to Master Luppino Supreme Court of the Northern Territory:

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory Practice Direction 1 of 2015

I refer to the correspondence between the Master"™s Chambers, Dylan Walters and I on 6 and 7 January 2015 concerning Supreme Court Practice Direction 1 of 2015 dated 2 January 2015 ("PD1/15").

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