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Legal experts consult community on land laws

SALRI Real Property Act 1886 team

The state’s laws regarding land transactions are being reviewed by the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI), which is based at the University of Adelaide, with interested parties and individuals welcome to provide input.

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It’s not all about the numbers: no overhaul of suppression orders needed

The co-authors of SALRI's Suppression Order Report stand with a copy of their work.

After extensive consultation and review of existing laws, the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI), based at the University of Adelaide, has found that suppression orders do not need major reform.

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Recommendations lead to landmark Succession Act reform

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The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI), based at the University of Adelaide, has made important recommendations culminating in the passing of a new landmark Succession Act to replace decades of out-of-date laws – one even stemming from the era of King Charles II in the 1600s.

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Law Reform International Meeting of Minds

Law students

Staff, students and alumni from the South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) recently met with leading law reformers, lawyers, judges and academics in London and Limerick to share knowledge and experiences around topical law reform issues and law reform.

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Shifting the landscape of SA’s mental health laws

Dr David Plater, Elaine Marinas, Olga Pandos, Rachel Tan and Isabella Quek

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI), based at the University of Adelaide, has made important recommendations for reforms to improve mental health laws in South Australia.

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Suppression order review to look beyond the numbers

Suppression orders review

Suppression orders are the focus of the latest review by legal experts from the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) which is based at the University of Adelaide.

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Balancing the autonomy and the safeguarding of vulnerable adults

Elderly people hold hands.

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide is recommending important changes to South Australia’s laws regarding how vulnerable adults are safeguarded.

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Celebrating ten years of SA law reforms

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For the past ten years the work of the independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) has led to landmark changes to the state’s laws. Today, Tuesday 26 October, SALRI’s work, which has benefitted many sectors of the community, is being celebrated at a reception hosted by Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia.

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Regional opportunities spark interest from legal minds

Law students in Port Pirie

Students from Adelaide Law School recently visited regional South Australia to find out about career opportunities that are sometimes overlooked by law graduates.

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Provocation Repealed: Research Tuesdays

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‘Gay panic’ is no longer accepted as a defence for murder in South Australia. Why and what is the likely impact of the change to the law?

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