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UNSW Continuing Legal Education (CLE) - Recent Developments in Public Law

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UNSW CBD Campus

Level 6, 1 O'Connell Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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In recent years, there have been some interesting developments in Public Law. This seminar will assist attendees in developing skills and knowledge for advices and litigated matters. Fundamental lessons on statutory interpretation, the latest on procedural fairness and Federal Constitutional Law will be highlights of this seminar.

CPD points: Four (4)

Audience: Public Sector / Government Lawyers, Lawyers practising in Administrative Law, Public Law, Constitutional Law, Those advising Parliamentarians, Barristers, In-house Counsel


Seminar Programme:

8:25am Introduction from Chair
Chair: Andrew TOKLEY SC, Barrister, 5 Wentworth

8:30am Opening Address
Shipra CHORDIA, Sessional Lecturer, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW Law and Barrister, New Chambers
• Proportionality and the implied freedom of political communication:
- McCloy v NSW (2015) 257 CLR 178
- Murphy v Electoral Commissioner (2016) 334 ALR 369
- Brown v Tasmania (2017) 91 ALJR 1089
• Proportionality and Chapter III:
- Plaintiff S4/2014 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
- Falzon v Minister for Immigration [2018] HCA 2

9:00am Topic 1: Section 44 - Xenophobia in our Constitution?
Speaker: David BENNETT AC QC, Barrister, 5 Wentworth
• The two common fallacies about s.44 of the Constitution
o "Why can't they just check?"
- Dependency on foreign law;
- Changing sovereignty in Europe;
- Differing national laws (esp. citizenship by descent);
- Embassies and consulates often get it wrong;
- Changing foreign laws (e.g. Canavan; Joyce);
- Which came first - naturalisation of ancestor or birth of next ancestor down?
o Entitlement to citizenship does not disqualify. The Canavan opinion.
• Exceptions
o Exorbitant foreign claim to impose citizenship
o Renunciation
o Timing
o Reasonable efforts
• Knowledge
• Other disqualifications
o Office of profit under the Crown
o Bankruptcy
o Crime

10:30am Morning Tea

10:45am Topic 2: A Masterclass in Statutory Interpretation
Speaker: James EMMETT, Barrister, 12 Wentworth Selborne

11:45am Topic 3: Procedural Fairness – Recent Cases and Commentary
Speaker: Frances GORDON, Barrister, Sixth Floor

12:45pm Close



Cancellation Policy:

You may cancel your registration for a full refund up until two weeks prior to the seminar. A refund within two weeks from the seminar will incur an administrative charge of $150 or a credit note for !00% of the Fees and Charges can be issued (valid for 12 months). Cancellations from one business day prior to the date of the seminar will not be eligible for any refund or credit note.

A replacement delegate may attend in your stead, please notify us in advance. Read the full Cancellation Policy here.


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