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Monthly Archives: July 2017

South Australian Rules of Intestacy

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute based at the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide, has released a Report recommending reforms to the law of intestacy and related matters, and a Report on management of the affairs of missing persons as part of its major reference into succession law. The Reports can be found […]

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Destruction of Mosul’s Great Mosque holds a heritage lesson for Australia

Culture is a crucial part of a society’s identity and history.  Under international humanitarian law, cultural property is to be protected and respected during times of war.  In contemporary conflict, non-state actors (in particular) have purposely targeted and destroyed cultural property of a defeated people in order to undermine the sense of cultural identity.  This […]

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