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Title Public health law in Australia : new perspectives / Australian Institute of Health Law and Ethics
Published [Canberra] : The Institute, 1998


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Description xii, 268 pages ; 30 cm
Contents Ideas and arguments about public health law / Chris Reynolds. -- Forms of public health law - a general outline / Chris Reynolds. -- Harmonisation of public health law in Australia / Brian R Opeskin -- The constitutional power of the Commonwealth in public health / John McMiIlan -- Reconciling rights with risk / Bebe Loff -- Public health law and privacy / Meredith Carter -- Protection of personal information - private rights perspective / Margaret Allars -- Public health and the environment - some general questions / Chris Reynolds -- Public health regulation and environmental protection laws - convergence or divergence? / Fiona Tito and Rowena Cantley-Smith -- The nexus between public health and environmental protection laws / Paolo F. Ricci and Natalie J Gray -- Cross-referencing sustainability and equity - linking environmental and public health law / Valerie Brown -- Litigation and the privatisation of public health / Liz Healy and Chris Reynolds
Summary A collection of symposium papers which examine ideas and arguments about public health legislation in Australia. Examines the current state and future directions of public health law and provides a snapshot of the state of the law and an identification and assessment of the main issues
Analysis Constitution
Constitution s.51
Federal issue
Federal state relations
Human rights
Interstate comparisons
Legislative harmonisation
Local government issue
Natural resource management
Public health
State issue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Commonwealth of Australia 1998
Subject Medical care -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Medical laws and legislation -- Australia.
Public health laws -- Australia.
Author Australian Institute of Health, Law and Ethics
ISBN 0642393508