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White v Spithas (No 4) [2016] DCSA 14

Order may be construed with reference to reasons in case of ambiguity - order could be reconciled with reasons - order construed on its face judgment debt payable by the defendant not subject to deductions referable to plaintiff's property
IN THE DISTRICT COURT                                                     Decision No 14 of 2015 OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA ACTION NO 1094 of 2005   ALISON MARIE WHITE  … http://diaspora.legal/index.php/blog/2016/03/white-v-spithas-no-4-2016-dcsa-14/

Submission to Senate Economics Committee on Bribery of Foreign Public Officials

Diaspora Legal has made a submission to the Senate Economics Committee Enquiry into Bribery of Foreign Officials
Diaspora Legal has made a submission to the Australian Senate Economics Committee's inquiry into bribery of Foreign Officials. The submission is available here. http://diaspora.legal/index.php/blog/2016/03/submission-senate-economics-committee-bribery-foreign-public-officials/

Are China's "Traditional Fishing" Rights Really so fishy?

The legal position between China and Indonesia has some nuances. Conflict could arise if, similarly with the conflict with Australia over the execution of its citizens, Indonesia's foreign policy again relies on an overly simplistic notion of sovereignty.
UNCLOS Traditional Fishing Rights - an analysis of state practice An International Incident As reported in the Jakarta Post, two Chinese vessels, namely fishing vessel MV… http://diaspora.legal/index.php/blog/2016/03/are-chinas-traditional-fishing-rights-really-so-fishy/

Full Court of Family Court Upholds Validity of Potentially Polygamous Foreign Marriages

Amendments to the Marriage Act define marriage as the union of one man and one woman entered into for life. A decision of a single judge of the Family Court of Australia following those amendments to the Marriage Act refused to recognise the validity of a…
Amendments to the Marriage Act mean s5 defines marriage as the union of a man and a woman to the exclusion of all others voluntarily entered into for life. A decision of a… http://diaspora.legal/index.php/blog/2016/03/full-court-family-court-upholds-validity-potentially-polygamous-foreign-marriages/

s41 Protection of the Commonwealth Franchise

The High Court in R v Pearson; Ex Parte Sipka (1983) 152 CLR 254 purported to limit the protection to a person's right to vote in Commonwealth elections afforded by s41. But is the limitation overstated? Is there a practical protection which remains avail…
The Constitutional Protection of the Commonwealth Franchise The High Court in R v Pearson; Ex Parte Sipka (1983) 152 CLR 254 purported to limit the protection to a person's right… http://diaspora.legal/index.php/blog/2016/03/s41-protection-commonwealth-franchise/

Uang Tangung Jawab oleh Bapak Australia

Kelau ada anak oleh bapak Australia wajib dia kasih uang makan dan untuk kehidupan anak, walapun belum nikah sah. Diaspora Legal bias bantu dapat uang sebulan itu.
Anak Saya punya bapak Australia, dan saya mau ada uang makan tiap bulan Uang Makan untuk Anak Kelau ada anak oleh bapak Australia wajib dia kasih uang makan dan untuk kehidupan… http://diaspora.legal/index.php/id/practising-law/options/uang-tangung-jawab-oleh-bapak-australia/

Indonesia Systematises Processing of Letters Rogatory

The Indonesian Supreme Court has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as to the processing of letters rogatory from foreign courts.
The expansion of international trade and people to people relations has led to a growing number of cross-border disputes. To help address issues relating to the service of… http://diaspora.legal/index.php/blog/2016/03/indonesia-systematises-processing-letters-rogatory/

Interplay of Foreign State Immunity and Foreign Judgments Act In Australia

The High Court of Australia has considered the interplay of customary public international law and Australian statutes in the enforcement of a foreign judgment in Australia against the assets of a foreign state located in Australia
Firebird Global Master Fund II Ltd v Republic of Nauru [2015] HCA 43 A division in the High Court of Australia has appeared over the interplay between Australian statutes and… http://diaspora.legal/index.php/blog/2016/03/interplay-foreign-state-immunity-and-foreign-judgments-act-australioa/