This seminar is also available as a webinar.
Join the Australian First Parliamentary Counsel Peter Quiggin PSM as he discusses recent developments in legislative drafting at the Commonwealth level. Also hear from Parliamentary Counsel of Western Australia Mr Geoff Lawn as he provides his update on drafting and access to legislation matters in the state of Western Australia.
I’m the Parliamentary Draftsman,
And they tell me it’s a fact
That I often make a muddle
Of a simple little Act.
I’m a target for the critics,
And they take me in their stride –
Oh, how nice to be a critic
Of a job you’ve never tried!
Excerpted from “The Parliamentary Draftsman” which appeared in “Poetic Justice,” by J.P.C. (James Comyn) | London: Stevens & Sons Ltd., 1947 | Pages 31-32.
Lecturer, School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University
Parliamentary Counsel, Office of Parliamentary Counsel
Date & Time:
Fri, 18 October 2019 9.00am – 10.00am
The Law Society of Western Australia Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace PERTH WA
1 Point Competency 2: Professional Skills
Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Member): $60
Legal Trainee / Support Staff (Non-Member): $125
CPD Freedom: $0
legalsuper YoungLawyer CPD*: $95
*Law Society Members less than 5 years practising and/or under 35 years of age
Date & Time:
Fri, 18 October 2019 9.00am - 10.00am
Level 5, 160 St Georges Terrace PERTH waGet Directions on Map
none Points Professional Management
1 Points Professional Responsibility
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