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ResourcesandLinks in ACTLawHbk
Resources and Links and . The Tenancy Advice Service (A Division of Legal Aid ACT) has a number of resources available on its website. Standard Lease Agreement …
GoingToTheACTCivilAndAdministrativeTribunal in ACTLawHbk
Going to the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) and . General Information The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) is an independent body set …
EndingATenancy in ACTLawHbk
Ending a Tenancy and . Ending a tenancy and breaking a lease The Act permits a tenant to leave a tenancy in various circumstances, including: 1 At the end of…
DuringATenancy in ACTLawHbk
During a Tenancy and . Access and Privacy A tenant, is entitled to "quiet enjoyment" of the premises. This means that they are entitled to use the premises free…
BeginningATenancy in ACTLawHbk
Beginning a Tenancy and . There are many ways to find a tenancy. These include advertisements, word of mouth and, through real estate agents. Before moving into …
IntroductionToRentalHousingInTheACT in ACTLawHbk
Introduction to Rental Housing in the ACT and . Introduction Tenancy, in its simplest terms, is an agreement where a party ("the tenant") lives in the property …
Help and remedies in ACTLawHbk
Help and remedies , and Self help In the first instance a consumer should raise their complaint with the trader concerned. The trader may concede the complaint…
Consumer Law in ACTLawHbk
Consumer Law , and About the Australian Consumer Law The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) came into force on 1 January 2011. The ACL is found in Schedule 2 of the…
IntroductionToImmigrationAndRefugeeLaw in ACTLawHbk
The Sources of Migration Law , and . NOTE: Readers should be aware that the Migration Regulations change rapidly. Before using the information listed here, we re…
Tree Protection in ACTLawHbk
and . Which trees are protected? Significant trees in the ACT urban environment are identified and protected through the Tree Protection Act 2005 (ACT). Protected…
PurposeOfTheActLawHandbook in ACTLawHbk
The Purpose of the ACT Law Handbook and We all need to know about the law at some point in our lives. The ACT Law Handbook has been written by academics, lawyer…
Overview in ACTLawHbk
Overview Workers Compensation Schemes and . Workers Compensation - Principles and Features Workers compensation is a scheme for payment of compensation to an in…
WebNotify in ACTLawHbk
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ACTPrivateWorkersCompensationScheme in ACTLawHbk
ACT Workers Compensation Scheme and . Work related injury Workers Compensation can be claimed for an injury that arises out of or in the course of, employment. …
ACTLawHandbook in ACTLawHbk
Australian Capital Territory Law Handbook Introduction to the Legal System * Purpose of the ACT Law Handbook * Our Legal System * What is the Role of Go…
Comcare_Scheme in ACTLawHbk
ACT Government and Commonwealth Workers Compensation (Comcare Scheme) and . Reading Guide A term (a word or expression) used in legislation can have either its …
Surrogacy in ACTLawHbk
Surrogacy And Health Law and Surrogacy was first legislated in Australia in the Australian Capital Territory. Its regulation is now governed by the Parentage Ac…
Adoption in ACTLawHbk
Adoption in the Australian Capital Territory Introduction Adoption has the reputation of being confusing, expensive and emotionally fraught. This chapter will ex…
ChildAbduction in ACTLawHbk
Child Abduction Child abduction is a very important, confronting and often publicised aspect of family law. It routinely is discussed by the media in cases where …
MarriageAndDivorce in ACTLawHbk
Marriage and Divorce and What does this section cover? This section covers what is a valid marriage, recognition of overseas marriages and getting divorced. Th…
ChildSupport in ACTLawHbk
Child Support and What does this section cover? Following a separation, parents will often have to deal with child support in some way. This can be through an …
ChildrenParentingAfterSeparation in ACTLawHbk
Children - parenting after separation and What does this section cover? This section covers the law and approach in deciding where and with whom children shoul…
GoingToFamilyLawCourt in ACTLawHbk
Going to Court and What does this section cover? This section covers court proceedings and procedures in the Family Courts and provides advice for self represe…
ComingToAnAgreement in ACTLawHbk
Coming to an Agreement and What does this section cover? This section provides information for people who have reached an agreement after separation about prop…
FamilyViolenceAndChildAbuseInTheFamilyLawSystem in ACTLawHbk
Family Violence and Child Abuse in the Family Law System and What does this section cover? This section covers how the family law system deals with family viol…
PrisonersAndCommunityCorrectionsContactsAndResources in ACTLawHbk
Contacts and Resources and . There are a range of services available to detainees once they are released from the AMC. Some of these services include: * Abori…
Tax Contacts and Resources in ACTLawHbk
Contacts and Resources and Further information can be found on the ACT Revenue Office's website: www.revenue.act.gov.au Legal Aid * Legal Aid ACT may be abl…
CriminalLawContactsAndResources in ACTLawHbk
Contacts and Resources and . Legal Aid * Call the Legal Aid ACT Helpline on 1300 654 314 to discuss your matter, apply for Legal Aid or make a booking for a …
AccidentsAndCompensationContactsAndResources in ACTLawHbk
Contacts and Resources and . Legal Aid ACT Legal Aid ACT may be able to provide limited duty assistance in relation to compensation, criminal injuries or accid…
Veterans' Advocacy and Support in ACTLawHbk
Veterans' Advocacy and Support and . There are a significant number of agencies, government and non government, which play a role in respect of veterans' advocac…
ForensicProcedures in ACTLawHbk
Forensic Procedures and . Introduction There are strict rules in place to govern the obtaining and use of what is called forensic evidence from suspects, that i…
SentencingContactsAndResources in ACTLawHbk
Sentencing Contacts and Resources and . Here are some contacts that you might find useful: ACT Courts https://www.courts.act.gov.au Restorative Justice Unit ht…
AppealingASentence in ACTLawHbk
Appealing a sentence and . After a sentence is imposed in either the Magistrates Court or the Supreme Court, an offender has a right to appeal. Time limits apply…
GalambanyCircleSentencingCourt in ACTLawHbk
Galambany Circle Sentencing Court and . The Galambany Circle Sentencing Court is a specialist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sentencing court that exists …
WhatOrdersCanACourtMake in ACTLawHbk
What orders can a court make? and . Section 9 of the Sentencing Act sets out the penalties that a court can impose for an offence in the ACT. The following discu…
TheSentencingProcess in ACTLawHbk
The sentencing process and . The sentencing process can only commence once a person has pleaded guilty or been found guilty of an offence. Before this, a person …
HowTheCourtDecidesOnASentence in ACTLawHbk
How the court decides on a sentence and . In deciding on the appropriate penalty that meets the various purposes of punishment, a sentencing magistrate or judge …
IntroductionToSentencing in ACTLawHbk
Introduction and . A sentence is a penalty imposed on someone for an offence of which they have been found guilty or to which they have pleaded guilty. Sentencin…
CommunityCorrections in ACTLawHbk
Community Corrections and . As discussed in the Sentencing section, courts can impose a prison sentence or a range of non custodial penalties (that is, they do n…
ParoleAndOnReleaseFromPrison in ACTLawHbk
Parole and . For most sentences that are at least one year long, a detainee may apply to be released on parole at the end of their non parole period (for example…
OffencesCommittedInPrison in ACTLawHbk
Offences Committed in Prison and . Detainees are entitled to the protection of the law just like everybody else. If a detainee believes that an offence has been …
MakingAComplaint in ACTLawHbk
Making a Complaint and . Information on making a complaint is provided on the ACTCS website. Individuals are encouraged to first attempt to resolve the complaint…
LifeInPrison in ACTLawHbk
Life in Prison and . Types of Detainees There are two types of detainees held in the AMC. * Sentenced detainees are those who have been sentenced to serve a …
IntroductionAndLegalFrameworks in ACTLawHbk
Prison and Community Corrections and . Introduction The ACT opened its first prison - the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) in 2009. Before that, all people s…
Offences in ACTLawHbk
Content to be provided shortly. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Legal Aid ACT helpline on 1300 654 314.
Cycling in ACTLawHbk
Content to be provided shortly. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Legal Aid ACT helpline on 1300 654 314.
DrivingAndMotorcycling in ACTLawHbk
Content to be provided shortly. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Legal Aid ACT helpline on 1300 654 314.
Introduction to Privacy in ACTLawHbk
Introduction to Privacy and . At a glance Privacy is a fundamental but contested value in Australian life and the legal system. It is an aspect of human dignity…
AccessingGovernmentInformation in ACTLawHbk
Accessing government information and How do I make an FOI request? An FOI request does not have to be in a particular form (though Directorates often have a pa…
BridgingVisas in ACTLawHbk
Bridging Visas and . NOTE: Readers should be aware that the Migration legislation changes frequently. Before using the information listed here, we recommend tha…
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