Craig Ryan is a Legal Editor with The Laws of Australia encyclopaedia.
The following Subtitles were updated in August 2017 and are now available on Westlaw AU: Update 332 –August 2017 International Trade 24.4 “International Taxation” (Chs 1–4) Updated by Adam Ahmed, Director, Adam Ahmed & Co These chapters consider the taxation of foreign residents and income sourced outside Australia. This update includes commentary on principles established in case ...more
The following Subtitles were updated in July 2017 and are now available on Westlaw AU: Update 331 – July 2017 Criminal Sentencing 12.13 “Sentencing Procedure” Updated by Dr Anthony Hopkins, Senior Lecturer, ANU College of Law This updated Subtitle examines what happens during sentencing hearings: the respective roles of the parties involved; the onus and ...more
The following Subtitles were updated in June 2017 and are now available on Westlaw AU: Update 330 – June 2017 Criminal Sentencing 12.10 “Consequences of Conviction” Updated by Professor Mirko Bagaric, Professor of Law, Swinburne University Law School This updated Subtitle is concerned with the consequences of conviction on an offender. It discusses the major rights affected ...more
For Part 1 of this series click here. In 2014, the Financial System Inquiry in its Interim Report concluded that, “[m]ost sectors of the Australian financial system are concentrated”. Singling out the banking system as one of those sectors with a “relatively high degree of market concentration”, including by international standards, the Report noted that ...more
The broad reach of the federal government’s power to detain a person under s 189 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) is self-evident. Section 189 requires the detention of a person whom an immigration department official “knows or reasonably suspects” (emphasis added) is an “unlawful non-citizen”. The breadth of this power of detention is underlined ...more