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1 Content Magazine cover design: Evie Buffon, Law Society Northern Territory Magazine design and print: Zip Print, Darwin COLUMN 2-3 Presidents Report: News and updates 4-5 CEO's report: News and updates 6-7 CLANT: New team, same dream 8-9 NTWLA Happy New Year! 10 Anti-Discrimination Commissioner visits Alice Springs 11 NTYL: News and updates FEATURE 12-14 The criminally insane: Dealing with mentally impaired clients 15 Meet your council 16-18 2018: A year of significant changes to privacy law, affecting legal practices and clients 19-20 Super changes in review 21-24 Bilata Legal Pathways Program 2017 The year that was. 25 Incorporated legal practices in the NT and interstate EVENT 26-28 Start at the Top Family Law Conference 2018 29 Opening of the Legal Year 2018 30-31 Christmas Drinks 32 Summary of the Societys recent advocacy activities NOTICEBOARD 34 Cameron Fords Supreme Court case notes 36 Robert Glade-Wrights family law case notes 41 Andrew Yuiles High Court Judgments 48 Dan Star QC Federal Court Judgments Level 3, 9 Cavenagh Street Darwin NT 0800 GPO Box 2388, Darwin NT 0801 T (08) 8981 5104 F (08) 8941 1623 lawsoc@lawsocietynt.asn.au www.lawsocietynt.asn.au : @LawSocietyNT | @CEO_lawsocNT @LSNTPresident : www.facebook.com/lawsocietynt BALANCE subscriptions: $143 annually within Australia Law Society Northern Territory Except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), no part of this publication may be reproduced without the specific written permission of the Law Society Northern Territory. BALANCE is the official journal of the Law Society Northern Territory and is published quarterly. The Society reserves the right to refuse to publish submitted advertisements, articles and photographs upon their discretion. All contributions, letters, advertising and enquiries should be forwarded to the Content Manager of Balance, Law Society Northern Territory, GPO Box 2388, DARWIN NT 0801 or via email to: balance@lawsocietynt.asn.au Unless it is clearly indicated, the views expressed in BALANCE are not to be taken as those of, or endorsed by, the Law Society Northern Territory. No responsibility whatsoever is accepted by the Law Society Northern Territory for any opinion, information or advertisement contained within BALANCE. EDITORIAL: Balance edition 1 content deadline: 24 January 2018 Balance edition 2 content deadline: 4 April 2018 Balance edition 3 content deadline: 4 July 2018 Balance edition 4 content deadline: 3 October 2018 mailto:lawsoc%40lawsocietynt.asn.au?subject= http://www.lawsocietynt.asn.au http://www.facebook.com/lawsocietynt mailto:balance%40lawsocietynt.asn.au?subject=