This issue of Christian Media Law Notes covers changes to copyright laws allowing injunctions to block infringing websites, and what charities can learn about procedural fairness from the recent greyhound trainer case.
Christian Media Law Notes April 2016
Procedural Fairness and the Greyhound Trainer
All charity and not-for-profit organisations must observe the principles of procedural fairness when making a decision regarding an employee, especially if that decision has the potential to affect the rights, interests or legitimate expectations of an individual.
A recent Supreme Court case involving a greyhound trainer and former President of the United Queensland Greyhounds Association highlights some simple rules for charities and not-for-profit organisations regarding procedural fairness.
Website-blocking injunctions provide new remedies for copyright owners
Copyright owners can now apply for an injunction requiring an Internet Service Provider to disable access to online locations outside of Australia where the primary purpose of that online location is to infringe copyright.