Australian 'bikie' laws in the absence of an express Bill of Rights

Gray, Anthony (2009) Australian 'bikie' laws in the absence of an express Bill of Rights. Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology, 4 (4). pp. 274-286. ISSN 1901-8401

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In this article, I consider recent legislation allowing a member of the Executive to declare an organisation. The effect of the declaration is that a court must make a control order over the body, criminalising one member of the association from assocating with another. It is argued that the legislation contravenes important legal principles such as freedom of association, the right to due process and the principle of separation of powers.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2009 04:57
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2015 06:31
Uncontrolled Keywords: freedom of association; due process; natural justice; separation of powers
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180114 Human Rights Law
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940406 Legal Processes

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