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European Parliament non-objection to the delay of IDD’s supplementing Delegated Regulations

The European Parliament has published the text of a resolution confirming their decision to raise no objections to the Commission delegated regulation of 20 December 2017 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2358 and Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2359 as regards their date … Continue reading

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Australian Parliament considering new “whistleblowing” laws

In late December 2017, the Australian Government tabled a Bill aimed at improving protection for whistleblowers in the corporate, financial, credit and tax sectors. If passed, the new legislation will result in a range of changes taking effect from 1 … Continue reading

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Same Sex Marriage Debate in Parliament and a Proposal

From The Washington Post: In anticipation of the legalization of same-sex marriage in Australia, a 37-year-old lawmaker debating the issue in the House of Representatives took a moment to make it personal, turning to his partner and popping the question…. … Continue reading

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Changes Introduced to UK Family Law

The Queen has announced that changes will be made to legislation surrounding family law. An entirely new Children and Families Bill was announced during the Queen’s Speech at the state opening of Parliament. The new bill will see implemented changes … Continue reading

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German Pirate Party boards Berlin state parliament

The German arm of the International Pirate Party saw a momentous victory in this week's Berlin state elections, as the Internet activist group won 15 seats in regional parliament. The group-which was founded to promote privacy, free speech, data protection … Continue reading

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