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Ricketson S, The Law of Intellectual Property: Copyright, Designs and
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O’Donovan J, Modern Contract of Guarantee, (Thomson Reuters, subscription service) at [7.100], http://www.westlaw.com.au viewed 20 August 2013.
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Original author(s): David Porter BA LLB Redfern Legal Centre