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The Society's Council, CEO, committee members and the Senior Policy Lawyer actively monitor legislative changes affecting the NT legal profession and major legal issues affecting the NT community.

Last updated 2 October 2017

29/09/2017 - Political Donations Inquiry

14/07/2017 - Alcohol Policies and Legislation Review

26/07/2017 - ICAC Submission

23/08/2016 - Double Listing in the Work Health Court

29/04/2016 - Review of Indigenous Incarceration Matters in Northern Territory, Phase 1, 26 January 2016

15/03/2016 - Inquiry - NT Anti-Corruption Integrity and Misconduct Commission

09/03/2016 - Amendment to Police Administration Act (Infectious Diseases)

01/03/2016 - Guardianship of Adults Bill

23/11/2015 - Domestic Violence Issues Paper

06/11/2015 - Sex Offender and Child Homicide Offender Public Website (Daniel's Law) Bill 2015

14/12/2012 - Exposure Draft of Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Bill 2012

26/11/2012 - Legal Services: Disaster preparedness

06/11/2012 - Draft Fifth Report by Australia on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

01/11/2012 - Closure of the Kalkaringi Court

29/10/2012 - Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Consequential Amendments Bill and the Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Act

22/10/2012 - Alice Springs Registry of the Family Law Courts

22/10/2012 - Family Law Service at North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA)

01/10/2012 - Child in Need of Protection: Draft Practice Direction 24 of 2012

28/09/2012 - Remote housing in the NT and access to legal services

26/09/2012 - Unit Titles (Schemes) Act proposed review

18/09/2012 - Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Enquiry into slavery, Slavery-like Conditions and People Trafficking

12/09/2012 - Law Council of Australia's response to Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers Recommendation

22/08/2012 - Delay in the passage of the Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Consequential Amendments Bill and the Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Act

19/07/2012 - Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers seeking legal advice service and guardianship of minors

05/07/2012 - Care and Protection of Children (Therapeutic Orders) Amendment Bill 2012 - Secure Care for Children

02/07/2012 - Review of Justice Legislation Amendment (Committals Reform) Act

22/06/2012 - Care and Protection of Children (Therapeutic Orders) Amendment Bill 2012

07/06/2012 - Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (National Children's Commissioner) Bill 2012

17/05/2012 - Independent Legal Representation of Unaccompanied Minors

16/05/2012 - Legal Advice and Support Service for Asylum Seekers in the Northern Territory

16/05/2012 - Alcohol and Other Drugs Tribunal - Income Management

16/05/2012 - Implementation of orders within the new Correctional setting

14/05/2012 - National Anti-Racism Strategy

24/04/2012 - Business Tenancies (Fair Dealings) Act

14/04/2012 - Trial of Expanded Video-Link Mentions between Darwin Correctional Centre, Don Dale Detention Centre and Courts

13/04/2012 - Use of Aboriginal Interpreter Service

11/04/2012 - Care and Protection of Children Act

04/04/2012 - Care and Protection of Children (Therapeutic Orders) Amendment Bill (Secure Care Facilities for Children)

28/03/2012 - Optional Protocol to Convention against Torture

19/02/2012 - National Human Rights Action Plan

14/02/2012 - Draft Adult Decision-Making Bill

03/02/2012 - Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory and two related bills

19/01/2012 - Community Courts for Adult Offenders

13/01/2012 - Notification of Forthcoming Gazettal - Department of Health Supervision Directions Pursuant to Section 43ZA Criminal Code Amendments (Mental Impairment and Unfitness for Trial) Act

05/01/2012 - Effects of hearing impairment and cultural and linguistic barriers on engagement by Indigenous Australians with the criminal justice system

30/11/2011 - Alcohol Reform (Prevention of Alcohol-related Crime and Substance Misuse) Act 2011

28/11/2011 - The possible role of pro bono lawyers in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process

23/11/2011 - Justice and other Legislation Amendment Bill (no2) of 2011

14/11/2011 - Champetry and Maintenance

10/11/2011 - Future COAG Regulatory Reform Agenda Stakeholder Consultation

31/10/2011 - Australian Solicitor Conduct Rules (ASCR)

05/10/2011 - National Legal Profession Reform (NLPR)

14/09/2011 - Northern Territory Sentencing Advisory Council

23/08/2011 - Legal Profession Regulations and CDP Requirements

23/08/2011 - Programs within the new Correctional setting

18/08/2011 - Northern Territory Jurisdictional Forum

09/08/2011 - Northern Territory Remote Tenancy Legal Advice Service

26/07/2011 - Northern Territory Youth Justice Review

17/07/2011 - Legal Representation in the Alcohol and Drugs Tribunal

30/06/2011 - Public Housing Safety Officers

04/05/2011 - Uniform Evidence Bill

28/03/2011 - Contract of Sale

25/03/2011 - Independent Child Representatives in Family Matters Court

24/01/2011 - National Legal Profession Reform

08/12/2010 - Child Protection Inquiry - submission following release of report

01/12/2010 - Northern Territory Legal Aid funding

23/11/2010 - SMART Court Bill and ParCSM Bill

22/11/2010 - Alcohol policy released

17/11/2010 - National Legal Profession Reform

10/11/2010 - National Legal Profession Reform

05/08/2010 - New Era Corrections and Programs

28/07/2010 - Matters relating to Department

21/07/2010 - CPD Requirements

26/06/2010 - Review of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act Issues paper

24/06/2010 - Income Management - policy guidelines for roll out of income management across the Northern Territory

09/05/2010 - Child Protection Inquiry - Amendments to the Care and Protection of Children Act

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