Automatic suppression laws to go

South Australians would be able to know the identity of people charged with sex offences once they face court under reforms to suppression laws to be introduced to State Parliament today.

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Legal fraternity in support of Court of Appeal as it edges closer to reality

Laws to establish a new Court of Appeal in South Australia will be introduced to State Parliament today, on the back of stakeholder support for the change.

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Major Indictable Review: No tsunami of cases but needs improvement

A review considering the effectiveness of reforms to the management of major indictable offences has recommended changes to the way matters are dealt with, including prescribing time limits for disclosure and priority given to child sexual assault cases.

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Striking the right balance in gaming regulation

New gaming laws which will be introduced to State Parliament this week aim to better protect the community from gaming related harm, while also supporting the hotel and hospitality sector, Attorney-General, Vickie Chapman said today.

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Magistrates Court balustrade update

In February 2019, three hardened glass panels in the atrium of the Adelaide Magistrates Court (AMC) spontaneously broke.

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Government to untangle labour hire laws

The Marshall Liberal Government will seek to amend South Australia’s labour hire laws, with the state’s Attorney-General, Vickie Chapman saying the changes will ensure the laws target those sectors where workers are most vulnerable to exploitation.

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South Australia to get new Court of Appeal

The Marshall Liberal Government will establish a new dedicated Court of Appeal in South Australia, as a division of the Supreme Court.

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Beefing up trespass laws to protect farmers

The Marshall Liberal Government has today announced new measures to better protect farmers and primary producers from trespass by animal activists and other protesters.

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Victims' rights on show

South Australians who have been affected by crime can learn more about the support available to them at the Royal Adelaide Show, with the Commissioner for Victims’ Rights partnering with SAPOL in the Jubilee Pavilion.

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SA Police 'bodycam' video evidence to be admissible in domestic violence prosecutions

New laws that allow police ‘bodycam’ video to be admitted to court as the evidence of domestic violence victims will come into effect tomorrow, reducing the stress of court for victims and potentially leading to more convictions.

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