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2 Dec 2021
Statement on the Public Health Amendment Bill 2021 (No 2)
The Society has expressed its disappointment at the ACT Government’s failure to consult with the legal profession.
13 May 2020
Changes to electronic witnessing of documents
Guidance on legislative changes in the COVID-19 Emergency Response Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 (ACT).
13 May 2020
Electronic witnessing of documents and other amendments
Guidance to members on legislative changes in the COVID-19 Emergency Response Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 (ACT).
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.