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Australian legal system / Michael Meek.

Australian legal system / Michael Meek.
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Record Number 15093
ISBN 9780455225616 (pbk.)
Location 349.9 MEE offsite storage
Author Meek, Michael K.
Title Australian legal system / Michael Meek. [BOOK]
Edition 4th ed.
Published Pyrmont, N.S.W. : Lawbook Co., 2008.
Collation xiv, 231 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Lawbook Co. nutshell
LBC nutshell
General Note Previous ed.: LBC Information Services, 1999.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note Introduction -- Part I. History and structure of the Australian legal system -- Historical development of the Australian legal system -- The structure of the Australian government -- Creation of the States -- Creation of the Commonwealth -- The relationship between the Legislature, Executive and Judiciary -- Sources and division of the law -- Part II. Sources of law -- Division of the law -- Court proceedings -- Criminal proceedings -- Civil proceedings -- Statute law -- Delegated legislation -- Common law -- Law of equity -- Reporting the law -- Part III. The doctrine of precendent -- Applying the law: precedent -- Precedent in Australia -- Part IV. The operation of the legal system -- Elections and appointments -- The Legislature -- The Federal Parliament -- The State Parliaments -- The Executive -- The Judiciary -- Alternative dispute resolution -- Cross-vesting of jurisdiction -- Part V. The legal profession -- The legal profession -- Judges.
Summary Note Nutshells are ideal as an introduction to an area of law or as a brush up in preparation for exams.
Topical Term Law (Australia)
Law -- Australia -- History
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