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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.

 

15/06/20 - Practice Directions for the Specialist Approach to Domestic Violence at Alice Springs Local Court - Release for Consultation

06/04/2020 - Aboriginal Justice Agreement

03/04/2020 - COVID-19 Response

10/03/2020 - OPCAT Implentation

 02/03/2020 - Use of Spit Hoods on Children

 14/02/02020 - Health Care Decision Makers

29/01/2020 - Justice Legislation Amendment (Domestic and Family Violence) Bill 2019

13/11/2019 - Residential Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 

18/10/2019 - Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management to Cashless Debit Card) Transaction Bill 2019

05/09/2019 - Request for Information - Community Work Orders

17/07/2019 - Use and Management of Police Informers

12/07/2019 - Police General Order - Custody

24/06/2019 - Criminal Code Amendment (Joint Commission) Bill 2019

18/06/2019 - Youth Justice and Related Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

05/06/2019 - Practice Direction No 6 of 2009

15/05/2019 - School Based Policing Program

15/05/2019 - Further Clarification: Outstanding Royal Commission Recommendations

15/05/2019 - Specialist Youth Judge

07/05/2019 - Reforming Regulation of the Sex Industry in the Northern Territory

03/05/2019 - Imposition of Victim Levies on Youth Offenders

17/04/2019 - Youth Justice and Related Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

17/04/2019 - Care and Protection of Children Bill 2018

09/04/2019 - Victims of Crime Reform

04/04/2019 - Breaking the Cycle

13/03/2019 - Proposal to Fund Tenancy Advice Service

12/03/2019 - Approved Project under Section 97 of the Youth Justice Act 2005 (NT)

07/03/2019 - Protocol for Dealing with Children in Residential Care

06/02/2019 - Proposal to Specify Rehabilitation for the Purposes of the Bail Act (NT)

12/12/2018 - Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

21/11/2018 - Criminal Code Amendment Bill 2018

30/10/2018 - Civil Litigation Reforms - Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse

27/09/2018 - Proposed Christmas Shutdown of Land Titles Office

25/09/2018 - Proposed Practice Direction - Work Health Hearings

20/09/2018 - Agents and Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

30/08/2018 - Remuneration Rate for Cost Assessors

23/08/2018 - Proposed Amendment to the Legal Profession Regulations

07/08/2018 - Agents and Land Legislation Amendment Bill

12/07/2018 - NTCAT Amendment Bill 2018

04/07/2018 - Proposed Amendments to the Sentencing Act

02/07/2018 - Double Listings of Work Health Hearings

29/05/2018 - NTCAT Amendment Bill 2018

23/05/2018 - Uniformity of Impairment Assessments

09/05/2018 - Liquor Act Amendment (Point-of-Sale-Intervention) Bill

09/05/2018 - Changes to Standing Orders

09/05/2018 - Liquor Act Amendment (Point of Sale Intervention) Bill

13/04/2018 - Work Health court Listings

01/03/2018 - Residential Tenancy Act Amendments

15/02/2018 - NTCAT Amendments

01/02/2018 - Modernisation of the Anti-Discrimination Act

22/01/2018 - Interpretation Legislation Amendments

13/12/2017 - Construction Contracts

29/09/2017 - Political Donations Inquiry

14/07/2017 - Alcohol Policies and Legislation Review

26/07/2017 - ICAC Submission

21/06/2017 - Business Tenancies (Fair Dealings) Act

21/06/2017 - Supreme Court Amendment (Associate Judges) Bill

17/02/2017 - Whistleblower Protection for the Independent commissioner Against Corruption

31/01/2017 - Entitlement to Sign Registry Instruments

18/01/2017 - Proposed Amendments - Family Law Act

15/11/2016 - Youth Justice Legislation Amendment Bill

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

04/08/2016 - Proposed Amendments to the Local Court Rules

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)

10/02/2016 - Sex Offender and Child Homocide Offender Public Website (Daniel's Law) Bill

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

31/08/2015 - Apprehended Violence Orders

28/08/2015 - Consultation Regarding Proposed Anti-Corruption Body

21/07/2015 - Corrections

20/12/2012 - Migration Amendment (Unauthorised Maritime Arrival and Other Measure) Bill 2012

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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