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Independent liquor law review in september 2016 an independent statutory review of the 130am lockout and 3am last drinks measures was released by the nsw. To modernise strata laws, more than 90 law changes were passed by the nsw parliament in 2015 and will start on 30 november 2016 this is except for the building defect bond scheme reforms (part 11 of the strata schemes management act 2015), starting on 1 july 2017 the laws will be administered by. Conditions that give rise to law reform when society perceives that the law is not delivering just outcomes, there may be a need for law reform in nsw,.
View a 10 minute video presented by edo nsw senior policy and law reform solicitor nari sahukar rachel walmsley, our policy and law reform director,. Chairperson, nsw sentencing council since 2012 2006-2009 chairperson, state parole authority, since 2014 chairperson, nsw law reform commission 2006-2014. Wls nsw seeks to instigate and influence the reform of unjust laws, policy and legal processes that affect the rights and limit the lives of women, particularly those most disadvantaged in their access to justice. Aggravating and mitigating factors in there is an overlap between aggravating and mitigating factors one of the reforms recommended by the nsw law reform.
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The new south wales government has released a position paper in relation to proposed reform of nsw strata title laws this follows extensive consultation and numerous submissions by interested parties. The nsw planning portal provides access to information to help you prepare, lodge and track development applications. The process of changing law is lengthy overall, the nsw law reform commission is a very effective tool in changing and amending our criminal laws.
Law reform - mechanisms after being overturned by the high court, the nsw government tinkered with the law and came up with a new law. Tools for law reform how and why to engage in law reform clcs advocate for reform to unjust laws, policies, and practices clcs also advocate for a fairer legal system for disadvantaged people in nsw. Mandatory sentences in nsw this page examines the government's law reforms in responding to issues in society and the use of mandatory sentences. Women’s legal service nsw (wls) undertakes a range of law reform and policy work to find out more about our work visit the law reform page from time to time wls issues media releases about our work.