Victorian Administrative Law is a complete guide to the practice and procedure of administrative law in Victoria. The well regarded author team is headed by Jason Pizer of the Victorian Bar. The March double update includes significant changes in Victorian Administrative Law, as well as enhanced commentary from Jason Pizer on a number of areas.
Included in this release is the amendment to section 73 “Intervention” of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998, which has been amended by the Fair Trading Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Act 2010 (No 72 of 2010) Sch Item 24, with effect from 1 January 2011.
The purpose of this Act is (a) to repeal the Workplace Rights Advocate Act 2005; and (b) to make consequential amendments to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998 and the Public Sector Employment (Award Entitlements) Act 2006.
As well as providing insightful commentary on the section 73 amendment, Jason Pizer has updated commentary around a number of other areas in this service including:
– Functions of the VCAT (section 1)
– Joint applications (section 68)
– The Inspection of Documents Produced in Response to a Summons (section 104).
– The Time for Payment of Costs (section 111)
– Disposing of the appeal “on the papers” (section 148)
Changes to the Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2005 which came into effect on 28th Feb 2011 have also been included in this update.