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7 May 2020
Missed opportunity to address elder abuse
The ACT legal profession today expressed dismay at the ACT Government’s introduction of flawed legislation to address elder abuse.
1 Aug 2019
Law Society objects to retrospective legislation
The ACT Law Society expressed strong opposition to recent changes to specific offences in the Crimes Act and the Firearms Act which the ACT Government intends to apply retrospectively.
14 May 2019
ACT Greens and Barr Government abandon injured Canberrans
Innocent road accident victims have been abandoned by their representatives, and ACT CTP insurers will be handed unprecedented profits.
13 May 2019
Concerns about omnibus bill stripping FOI rights
The Law Society urged the Government to withdraw part of an omnibus bill that will remove the right of a person to obtain information about themselves.
4 Apr 2019
Legal profession strongly opposes proposed changes to CTP scheme
The Society and the Bar today sent a letter to ACT MLAs outlining the serious problems with the Motor Accident Injuries Bill 2019.
19 Mar 2019
Canberra legal community condemns Barr Government’s unfair CTP scheme
The legal community expressed their dismay and frustration that the ACT Government is continuing to push through its flawed CTP scheme.
18 Mar 2019
Proposed CTP scheme remains flawed
Negotiations conducted by the Barr Government have failed to address significant flaws in the proposed CTP scheme.
24 Jan 2019
Greens are right to call out Government’s flawed CTP scheme
The Law Society commended the ACT Greens for their decision to oppose the Barr Government’s proposed Compulsory Third Party scheme in its current form.
14 Dec 2018
Law Society calls on ACT Liberals and ACT Greens to oppose Government’s unfair proposals
Hundreds of injured Canberrans will lose their rights to full compensation if the Barr Government gets its way and cuts the ACT’s CTP scheme.