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Australian Marriage Amendment Act
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The 40 year old Marriage Act 1961 is no longer reflective of contemporary relationships and not reflective of modern Australia's advancement. However, to protect that sanctity of marriage and in effect the family as the basic unit of the society, the government has provided amendments to the old act in order to adapt to the modern views of marriage while working towards its preservation.
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Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834
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The poor law amendment act of 1834 was moved to at least try to save the different reasons behind the emergence of poverty around the territories of UK. Likely, this process of saving the poor from possible oppressions has created a huge difference on the status of the poor in the society (Blaug 1964 p.… The Poor Law Amendment of 1834 has been based upon three…
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Analyse the role of the Marriage Amendment Act 2002 (Commonwealth) in attempting to adress the perceived social problems
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However, to protect that sanctity of marriage and in effect the family as the basic unit of the society, the government has provided… The marriage institution as a socially sanctioned union for procreation and child-rearing has been found in all societies, but in widely varying forms. Marriage is sometimes used to establish the legal father of a woman’s child…
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Discuss: Section 20A & 20B of the Sale of Goods (Amendment) Act 1995's impact on section 16 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 regarding passing of property in goods
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The Sale of Goods Act 1979 (SGA1) implemented strengthened rights for consumer into sales of goods contracts by implying terms that cannot be contracted out of by the seller2. Of particular importance to the consumer are the terms implied under ss.13-15, which address… Moreover, any attempt by the seller to exclude the SGA implied terms against a consumer will…
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Compare the approach to state welfare provision in the period 1906-1911 with that of the Poor law Amendment Act of 1834 in England Britain. What were the main reasons for this change of approach
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This was necessitated by the loss of traditional forms of charity and the deteriorating economic conditions (Slack 1990). Lindert (1998)… es that many rural parish vestries were dominated by farmers who were hiring labour because of the principle of determining the right to vote according to the size of property occupied. In 1834, the Poor Law Amendment Act…
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Was the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 an appropriate way to help the poor in the 1830s Would this be a useful way to assist the poor today
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The poor law amendment act of 1834 was moved to at least try to save the different reasons behind the emergence of poverty around the territories of UK. Likely, this process of saving the poor from possible oppressions has created a huge difference on the status of the poor in… The Poor Law Amendment of 1834 has been based upon three particular ideas that…
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First Amendment and the Freedom of Information Act
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Following the Lindbergh trial in 1937, the American Bar Association, appointed a committee to investigate the legality and constitutionality of cameras in courtrooms. Following an exhaustive analysis of the law, the committee recommended a total ban on cameras in courtrooms.… The closing decade of the twentieth century was witness to the live broadcast of…
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The effect of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) and the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA 1997-2001) on Hospital Performance
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TEFRA, The tax Equality and Fiscal Responsibility Act of Federal government was implemented in 1982, due to the increase in the financial fee of services provided by the health care sector. All over the USA, hospitals followed the trend of keeping patients unnecessarily, to… e to retrospective payment method which led astounding increase in Medicare expenses…
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The (imaginary) Trial by Jury Act 1985 provides for the following: 1)A person is entitled to a trial by jury if he so chooses. 2)This Act may only be amended or repealed by a majority vote of 75% of the Members of the House of Commons and 75% of the M
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The provisions of the Trial by Jury Act 1985 make it very clear the intentions to protect individual’s fundamental rights of choice by declaring that one bears the right to choose the kind of jury to handle ones case. In attempts to strengthen its stand, the Act clearly… Attempts by the government to change the provisions and practicality of the Trail Jury…
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Race Relations Act
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Stephen Lawrence was killed by a gang of white youths in 1993 at Eltham, south east London. Although this gang was arrested no murder charges were framed against them. The Daily Mail, a national newspaper, published front page stories accusing this gang of being murders and challenged them to sue it, which they never did (Black in Britain, n.d.).… To satisfy…
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Case Problems Involving the First Amendment
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This is because anything involving the FBI concerning Security is a nationwide importance and if the report was to be released it would affect the whole nation.… The law gives the United Striates Government the right to release information or refuse to release and grants nine exemptions, which can be applied to stop disclosure of sensitive information…
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The Workplace Relations Amendment
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The Workplace relations Amendment Act 2005 is one of the landmark legislations within the Australian industrial relation sector for over one hundred years now. It was passed in 2005 and implemented in 2006. The purpose of the bill was to make sure that workers could secure their jobs; this would serve as a platform for economic progress within Australia.…
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Imaginary Laws
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Institution Date Imaginary Laws The provisions of the Trial by Jury Act 1985 make it very clear the intentions to protect individual’s fundamental rights of choice by declaring that one bears the right to choose the kind of jury to handle ones case.… Attempts by the government to change the provisions and practicality of the Trail Jury Amendment Act 1985, saw…
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Race relations Act 1976. (Amended 2000)
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In a general sense, the term suggests “equality of access, experience or … outcome” (Cross, 1989, p. 84). As a goal for policy direction, however, Cross (1989) expressly indicated that the term “equal… which are equivalent to those in his/her special group (Cross, 1989, p. 85). It is believed that equal opportunity in the UK may be taken in the context of the…
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Sale of Goods Act 1979 Essay
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In this analysis, the legal perspectives of the Sale of Goods Act will be considered determining whether the Act places too much emphasis on the concept of ownership, possession, and property. The law will be examined to understand needs for change in the legal structure, if any and the procedure for doing this.… The sale of goods within the UK is legally…
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Amendment One
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America has always been, and seen as, a land of liberty, opportunities, rights, and democracy. Freedom, a world that has come to be synonymous with the American nation, is perhaps the most valued clause upheld by authorities all over the nation, be it the Congress or the Court.… These rights, including the rights of free speech and free press, were…
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Show how the state's role in providing welfare and assistance changed between 1834 and 1911 and offer reasons for this development
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Therefore this evaluation will basically explore the time period between the passing of the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 to the passing of the social… The Poor Laws of 1597 and 1601 passed in haste at the end of the Elizabethan era went on to form the basis of social welfare provision for over two hundred years (Hobsbawm, 1962, p. 300). These limited yet…
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Campaign financing is protected under the First Amendment and is a form of free speech
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Campaigns entail an exceedingly significant section of politics. This results from the idea that by using campaigns, authorities display change in their systems.… The sources include bodies like companies in the possession of the state or those that are independently held. The event of funding campaigns comprises of variant views from scholars. There are…
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Campaign financing is protected under the First Amendment and is a form of free speech
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This results from the idea that by using campaigns, authorities display change in their systems. These campaigns have to seek finances from unswerving sources. The sources include bodies like companies in the… This has explanations in the idea that corporations have contractual capacities. This explains that they can create agreements. This essay seeks to…
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14th Amendment
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This essay describes citizenship of the freed slave; associated to this was whether they have the right to own property like the white. Other problems included treatment of rebels; the loans that were borrowed by the rebellions during the civil war, and the right of rebels to be elected for Congress.… The 13th Amendment raises some critical questions for the…
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Social Inequality and the Law
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The Murder of is a tale of race shocking matter and the subsequent struggle for justice by the parents of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, the victim is a historic one. James murder case holds a relation with the historic case of Stephen Lawrence. There are parallels to be drawn between James's case and the case of Stephen Lawrence.… (ii) There is another…
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Sixth Amendment
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Each of the factors and processes that compose criminal trials are contained in the Sixth Amendment. These processes contain the right to a jury and… The right to a speedy trial is calculated to ensure that the accused is not unduly remanded in custody while awaiting trial. It safeguards against the possibility that an innocent person should have a criminal…
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Consumer Credit Act 2006
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The Consumer Credit Act 2006 amending the original act 1974 seeks to rectify deficiencies that have led to the exploitation of consumers by the lenders and unequal or unfair relationship between them giving lenders undue advantage. The financial limit of 25,000 has been removed in keeping with the changing credit needs of the borrowers in a consumption economy.…
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Constitutional Amendment
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The question has been raised regarding whether or not a constitutional amendment should be passed to allow those not born within the borders of the United States to become President. The argument for such an amendment gained momentum in the 1970’s when then Secretary of State… Though America was built by immigrants and is billed as the ‘land of opportunity,’…
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Equal Rigths Amendment
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Topic: Equal Rights Amendments Paper United States didn’t have any law, whatsoever, to support equality of rights of all its residents in the Civil Rights Act. This country was under a strong influence of gender discrimination.… Gender based discrimination could also be observed in other social aspects. It was also seen screaming on the political front where…
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