Northern Land Council v Commissioner of Taxes [2001] NTSC 115 (21 December 2001)

    Northern Land Council v Commissioner of Taxes [2001] NTSC 115 PARTIES: TITLE OF COURT: JURISDICTION: FILE NO: DELIVERED: HEARING DATES: JUDGMENT OF: CATCHWORDS: REPRESENTATION: Counsel: Appellant: Respondent: Solicitors: Appellant: Respondent: Judgment category classification: Judgment ID Number: Number of pages: NORTHERN LAND COUNCIL v COMMISSIONER OF TAXES SUPREME COURT OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY APPEAL Read More …

The Evolution of Bankruptcy and insolvency laws and the case of the deed of company arrangement

This article considers the process of historical development of the bankruptcy and insolvency laws in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia. The central point is to demonstrate that the process has been one ofprogressive liberalisation of consequences accompanied either by increased regulation or new and innovate flexible techniques of creditor involvement. We conclude Read More …

If the Queens role in the Constitution is entrenched who is the Queen of Australia?

The Queen’s role in relation to Australia is entrenched in the Constitution. Section 1 states that the Commonwealth Parliament consists of a House of Representatives, a Senate and the Queen. Under section 2, the Queen is empowered to appoint the Governor-General as her representative in the Commonwealth. Under section 61 the ‘executive’ power of the Read More …

Invisible Contracts.

“…the Constitution does not apply here.” That statement shocks most people up a wall — but it is an accurate and correct statement. The Judge will never tell you why, though. Of all of the different Judges that I know who have blurted out that statement, none of the criminal defendants have ever pressed the Read More …