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Inheritance law reform balances family need vs greed

A report into South Australia’s family inheritance laws recommends changes that would help give greater emphasis to the wishes of a will-maker, and prevent greedy family members from making undeserving claims against their relative’s estate. The report – by the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute based at the University of Adelaide – seeks to […]

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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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CPD Seminar: An outdated charter for greed and entitlement? Reforming The Inheritance (Family Provision) Act 1972

The South Australian Law Reform Institute at Adelaide Law School, is examining the Inheritance (Family Provision) Act 1972, as part of its wider succession reference from the Government. This presentation discusses the reform work and in particular the development of family provision law, and the concerns expressed over its current role and operation. Has the […]

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SALRI visits Berri and Mount Gambier to consult on South Australia’s family inheritance law

The South Australian Law Reform Institute is presently examining South Australia’s family inheritance law as part of its reference into succession law. The Institute is an independent non-partisan law reform body based at the Adelaide University Law School. As part of the consultation for its current examination of South Australia’s family inheritance law, the Institute visited […]

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South Australian Law Reform Institute 2016 Overview: A Fruitful Year

As 2016 draws to a close, the South Australian Law Reform Institute can reflect on an extremely busy but fruitful year. With the completion of a number of significant reports and the passage of legislation that implemented many of its recommendations, the Institute is pleased with the contribution it is making to the law and […]

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Law Reform Institute thanks LGBTIQ community support

On 6 December 2016, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) hosted an event at the Adelaide Law School to thank the many individuals, organisations and law students who have generously supported and contributed to the Institute’s most recent reference. That reference asked SALRI to examine the South Australian laws that discriminate on the […]

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Review of South Australian rules of Intestacy

In December 2015, the South Australian Law Reform Institute released an Issues Paper calling for public submissions on the current South Australian rules of intestacy. The review was initiated by the SA Attorney-General, the Hon John Rau MP, as part of a wider review of succession laws in South Australia. This Issues Paper is the […]

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Gender registration should be as easy as changing names

South Australia should have a system that allows adults to change their registered sex or gender by a simple application to the Office of Births, Deaths and Marriages, according to law experts. The recommendation – including the need for safeguards to protect the integrity of the Births, Deaths and Marriages Register – is among the […]

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South Australian Law Reform Institute Audit Report: Sex and Gender Identity Discrimination in Laws

The South Australian Law Reform Institute (‘the Institute’), housed in the Adelaide Law School and under the direction of Professor John Williams and Dr David Plater, has recently delivered a comprehensive Audit Report to the South Australian Government identifying those South Australian laws that discriminate on the grounds of, sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex […]

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Remembering Helen Wighton

Family, friends and colleagues assembled recently at a morning tea in the Law School to remember the life of Helen Wighton, a staff member, who passed away a year ago. Helen was a Senior Lecturer in Law Reform at the University and the Deputy Director of the South Australian Law Reform Institute. In honouring her […]

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