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Law Reform Committee of South Australia Reports Archive (1968-1987)*

The names of the reports have been abbreviated for ease of reference. The full title appears on the report itself.

Note also that the publication year does not always correspond with the number sequence for the reports.

Reports 52, 93, 98, 99, 100, 103 and 105 were not published.

(* Reproduced with permission of the Attorney-General for the State of South Australia)

Law Reform Committee of South Australia Reports (1968-1987)

No.
Year Published
Report
1
(1969)
Evidence Act 1929-1968 and Children's Protection Act 1936-1961
2
(1969)
Oaths Act 1936
3
(1969)
Testator's Family Maintenance Act 1918-1943
4
(1969)
Motor Vehicles Act 1959-1968, s118
5
(1969)
Arbitration Act 1891-1935
6
(1969)
Wills Act 1936-1966, s17
7
(1969)
Animals
8
(1969)
Foreign Judgments Bill
9
(1970)
Construction of statutes
10
(1969)
Evidence Act, new part VI A: Computer evidence
11
(1970)
Women and women's rights
12
(1970)
Limitation of time for bringing actions
13
(1972)
Proposed Uniform Anatomical Gifts Act
14
(1970)
Attempted suicide
15
(1972)
Libel and slander
16
(1971)
Sealing of documents
17
(1971)
Mortgages and the rights of mortgagees
18
(1972)
Illegitimate children
19
(1971)
Adoption of Trade Descriptions Act 1968 (UK), s14
20
(1971)
Motor Vehicles Act 1969-70, s124
21
(1971)
Evidence taken out of the jurisdiction
22
(1972)
Administration bonds and the rights of retainer and preference of personal representatives of deceased persons
23
(1972)
Civil actions against witnesses who have committed perjury
24
(1973)
Occupier's liability
Interim
(1973)
Privacy
25
(1974)
Misfeasance and non-feasance
26
(1972)
Fences and fencing
27
(1972)
Wrongs Act: remarriage of a widow in assessment of damages in fatal accidents
28
(1974)
Intestacy and wills
29
(1974)
Award of costs to a litigant appearing in person
30
(1974)
Execution of civil judgments
31
(1974)
An Appeal Costs Fund Act
32
(1974)
Past records of offenders and other persons
33
(1975)
Liability under Motor Vehicles Act 1959-1974, Part 4
34
(1975)
Repeal of the Statute of Frauds and cognate enactments
35
(1975)
Standard terms in tenancy agreements
36
(1977)
Class actions
37
(1977)
Doctrines of frustration and illegality in the law of contract
38
(1977)
Proposed amendments to Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1923-1974
39
(1977)
Suretyship
40
(1976)
Powers of investment of trustees under the Trustee Act
41
(1977)
Contractual capacity of infants
42
(1977)
Proceedings against and contributions between tortfeasors and other defendants
43
(1979)
Proposed contracts review legislation
44
(1977)
Effect of divorce upon wills
45
(1978)
Competence of spouses as witnesses in criminal prosecutions for injuries causing death or serious bodily injury to children
46
(1978)
Form of oath to be used in courts and other tribunals
47
(1981)
Powers of attorney
48
(1985)
Owners or occupiers of land and trespassers on that land
49
(1980)
Proposed bill regulating company takeovers
50
(1980)
Data protection
51
(1986)
Review and reappraisal of the 25th Report (Misfeasance and non-feasance)
53
(1979)
Projected Securities Industry Bill 1980 (Cth)
54
(1980)
Inherited imperial law on property, trusts, uses, equity and wills
55
(1980)
Inherited imperial law on practice and procedure
56
(1981)
Fatal accidents provisions of the Wrongs Act 1936
57
(1980)
Companies Bill 1980
58
(1981)
Inherited imperial law on proceedings in summary jurisdiction
59
(1980)
Inherited imperial criminal law
60
(1980)
Locus standi in company law
61
(1980)
Inherited imperial law and the civil jurisdiction and procedure of the Supreme Court
62
(1980)
Company law relating to pre-incorporation contracts
63
(1980)
Motor Vehicles Act 1959, s125
64
(1983)
Wills and intestacies
65
(1981)
Inherited imperial law regarding the Crown
66
(1983)
Distress
67
(1982)
Locus standi: non-party interventions and amici curiae in civil proceedings
68
(1982)
Inherited imperial law on gaming and wagering
69
(1982)
Group defamation
70
(1982)
Locus standi: prisoners rights
71
(1983)
Doctrine of frustration in the law of contract
72
(1983)
Escheat
73
(1984)
Perpetuities
74
(1986)
Contracts Review Bill 1978, further consideration
75
(1983)
Set-off
76
(1987)
Prescription and limitation of actions
77
(1987)
Delivery of deeds
78
(1984)
Inherited imperial law 1225-1557
79
(1984)
Inherited imperial law 1558-1701
80
(1984)
Inherited imperial law 1702-1750
81
(1984)
Demise of the Crown
82
(1984)
Administrative appeals
83
(1984)
Civil actions for perjury committed in criminal proceedings and the tort of malicious prosecution
84
(1984)
Irrecoverability of benefits obtained by mistake of law
85
(1984)
Inherited imperial law 1751-1780
86
(1984)
Inherited imperial law 1781-1800
87
(1985)
Claims for injuries from toxic substances and radiation effects
88
(1985)
Problems of proof of survivorship as between two or more persons dying at about the same time in one accident
89
(1984)
Inherited imperial law 1801-1820
90
(1986)
Entire contracts and the rule in Cutter v. Powell
91
(1985)
Inherited imperial law 1821-1836
92
(1987)
Inherited imperial Sunday Observance or Lord's Day Acts
94
(1985)
Qui tam and penal actions and common informers
95
(1987)
Detinue, conversion and trespass to goods
96
(1985)
Inherited imperial law and constitutional statutes
97 Pt 1
(1987)
General rule of standing in environmental matters
97 Pt 2
(1987)
General rule of standing in environmental matters
101
(1987)
Maintenance, champerty, embracery, and barratry, malicious prosecution and abuse of process
102
(1986)
Inherited Imperial Law and statutes previously covered by the Colonial Laws Validity Act1865
104
(1987)
Proceedings by or against the Crown
106
(1987)
Effect of mistake upon contracts
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