Flashcards in Aborignial customary law Deck (10):
When was the issue investigated?
In 1986 by Australian law reform commision for Aboriginal people in tribal conditions
What were the issues found incorporating ACL?
prob of unacceptable rules and punishments
secret aspects of ACL
Neet to protect A. women
ACL laws now changed since britich, not same/as clear
Law & order probs in A. communitiies
what did they do ?
Created circle sentencing where if A. person pleads guilty the circle has full sentencing power of courts and involves person in process to make more meaningful experience
Where is customary law used?
in Nsw and many other states
Why did they choose this?
to attempt to integrate ACL into Oz law
How else do they integrate ACL?
In some cases, judges consider what trdational punishments would have been and how it would apply
What is public law?
affects all of society
governs conduct of gov and pub administration institutes
involves disputes between person and state
what are some examples of of public law?
Criminal law= offences against person / state
Administrative law=involves gov agencies & regulatory authorities
Constitution law=relationship btw states and each other and fed gov and protection of citizens
Enviro law=issues affecting air qualtiy, land, waterways and protects wildlife
Industrial law=issues affecting employers and employees
What is private law?
affects individuals/ companies
involves disputes betw citizens and legal entities