Parliament’s First Week Back

Parliament has resumed for the Winter sittings. Two events dominated the week. The first was the decision by the High Court in the Senator Katy Gallagher High Court case which clarified that for the purposes of section 44 of the Constitution the ‘taking all reasonable steps’ to renounce citizenship meant not only completing all [...]

By | 2020-01-23T04:59:35+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Parliament|0 Comments

Franchising Under Review

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services is conducting an inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of both the Franchising Code of Conduct as well as the Oil Code of Conduct (OIlcode) which regulates the conduct of suppliers, distributors and retailers in the petroleum marketing industry. The committee is a result of [...]

By | 2020-01-23T04:59:11+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Small Business|0 Comments