2000 Volume 4 - Emalus Campus



Volume 4 2000

 

Refereed Articles


1. Jennifer Corrin Care -
The Status of Customary Law in Fiji Islands After the Constitutional Amendment Act 1997


2. Kenneth Brown -
The Language of Land: Look Before You Leap


3. Nena Hicks -
Legislation and Pesticide Control in the South Pacific


4. Don Paterson -
Legal Challenges for Small Jurisdictions in relation to Privacy, Freedom of Information and Access to Justice


5. Peter Fitzpatrick -
Magnified Features: The Underdevelopment of Law and Legitimation


6. Samia Bano -
Muslim Asian Women and Customary Law in Britain


7. Reid Mortensen -
Slaving in Australian Courts: Blackbirding Cases, 1869-1871


8. Sue Farran and Jennifer Corrin Care -
Towards a Pragmatic Approach to the Contract or Tort Debate in the South Pacific

Working Papers


1. Philip Tagini - Foreign Investment in the Solomon Islands: A Legal Analysis


2. Philip Tagini - E-Commerce in Vanuatu: Can Contract Law Accommodate for New Technology?


3. Daveena Sudhakar - Insider Trading in the Fiji Islands: A Critical Analysis


4. Laitia Tamata - Application of the Human Rights Conventions in the Pacific Islands Courts


5. David Lidimani - Custom in Legislative Drafting

Conference Reports

Book Reviews


1. Finnane, M. Punishment in Australian Society 
Oxford University Press: Melbourne (1997). (Reviewed by T. Newton)


2. Duncan, K. & Irvine, J. Company Accounting Procedures 
Butterworths: Australia (1999). (Reviewed by M. Ahmadu)


3. Steinwall, R. Annotated Trade Practices Act 1974 
Butterworths: Australia (1999). (Reviewed by M. Ahmadu)


4. Philips, S. Ideology in the Language of Judges 
Oxford University Press: New York (1998). (Reviewed by R. Hughes)


5. Eekelaar, J. & Nhlapo, T. The Changing Family - Family Forms & Family Law 
Hart Publishing (1998). (Reviewed by N. Hicks)


6. Hughes, R. Succession Law in the South Pacific 
IJALS, USP: Suva (1999). (Reviewed by K. Brown)


7. Fulcher, P. Fiji Income Tax Law 
IJALS, USP: Suva (1999). (Reviewed by R. Hughes)


8. Dinnen, S. & Ley, A. (Eds) Reflections on Violence in Melanesia 
Hawkins Press / Asia Pacific Press: (2000). (Reviewed by T. Newton Cain)


9. Corrin Care, J., Newton Cain, T. & Paterson, D. Introduction to South Pacific Law 
Cavendish Publishing Limited: London (1999). (Reviewed by S. Bothmann)


10. Steinwall, R. (Ed.) 25 Years of Australian Competition Law 
Butterworths: Australia. (Reviewed by P. Tagini)

Case Commentaries


1. Auspacific Construction Co Pty Ltd v Attorney-General on behalf of the Government of Kiribati, unreported, Court of Appeal of Kiribati, Civil Appeal No. 1 of 1996, 25 March 1997. (J.Corrin Care)


2. ANZ (Vanuatu) Ltd v Gougeon & Others, unreported, Court of Appeal of Vanuatu, Civil Appeal No. 6 of 1998, 28 September 1999. (S. Farran)
Indefeasibility of title registered under the Land Leases Act CAP 163 Availability of rectification Whether the right to rectification a mere equity or an equitable interest The nature of a right to register a mortgage - The ranking of equities Application of the maxim "where the equities are equal the first in time prevails".






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