Search results for the term: H.
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A court order requiring a person who has someone in their care to bring that person to the court
An international treaty on child abduction where if a child is taken to a country which is a party to the treaty, then the child can be ordered to be returned. The Commonwealth Attorney General's Department can assist with these proceedings
A sample of handwriting taken by police which may be analysed and used in court proceedings
Harassment itself is not an offence and there must be elements of threat, or defamation or be part of a domestic violence matter, before any legal action can be taken
To have a disqualification of licence removed, it must be shown that lack of a drivers' licence causes financial (eg: loss of employment) and personal hardship (eg: need to drive to get medical attention for family members with persistent health problem)
Neglect or any physical, psychological, emotional or sexual abuse of a child.
Insurance cover for health expenses
Where evidence is heard from all parties involved in the matter and a judgment is made
Where a person has not seen or heard the fact to be used as evidence but has been told by another who saw or heard the fact. Often hearsay is not permissible in court, but there are exceptions
The natural and cultural aspects of a society including buildings of historical or architectural significance and items of archeological importance like aboriginal relics
The highest court in land which hears appeals from the lower courts
Either the district court or the supreme court, depending on the nature of the criminal charge
Where a person prevents police from carrying out an arrest and it can be physical eg: standing in their way or non physical eg: giving false information to police
An agreement to buy goods where a person gets possession of the goods without paying for them in full, however ownership of the goods does not pass to them until after the goods have been paid for
The temporary rental of premises for holiday purposes. Where the period is for more than 6 weeks then it may be covered by the Residential Tenancy Act
Where low risk prisoners are allowed to serve a term of their imprisonment at a designated residence, provided they are on parole and for no more than 4 months.
The government department responsible for administering law in relation to public housing and government building. Also referred to as the Housing Commission
Where finance is obtained to purchase real property eg: land, house, unit. Usually a mortgage is taken by way of security.
Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission:
A commission which handles all complaints regarding discrimination arising from Commonwealth legislation such as Racial Discrimination Act, Sex Discrimination Act and Disability Discrimination Act
The male partner in a marriage. Sometimes used to refer to the male partner in a de facto relationship