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Submission on the performance of ASIC

On 29 October 2013 the Rule of Law Institute made a submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Performance of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC). Our full submission is now available and can also be found...

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Courts as debt collectors?

Are our courts now becoming debt-collectors of unpaid court fees? Richard Foster, the CEO of the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court has announced that family courts are trying to recover 1.4 million in unpaid fees. In the...

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Federal Courts Fee Increases

Submissions to Senate Committee Inquiry into the Impact of Federal Court fee increases since 2010 on access to justice have pointed out the problems with the high cost of court fees. The Committee is due to report back in early...

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Queensland Rule of Law Essay Competition Open

The Queensland Rule of Law Essay Prize for secondary students is now open for submissions. Check the submission guidelines for further details. RoLIA’s research guide may provide some interesting case studies for you to kick...

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The Year So Far: High Court Decisions and Rule of Law

Rule of law issues have featured significantly in a number of High Court judgments over the past weeks. In Monis v The Queen [2013] HCA 4, handed down on 27 February 2013,  a range of views were expressed by members of the High...

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