19th September - Law News

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Today's Video Focus:  The Queensland parliament has passed a new bill to further restrict farm run-off into the Great Barrier Reef catchments, despite widespread opposition from agricultural groups.

Saturday Conversations on Law

Focus of the Day Article: The business secretary has been urged by a voluntary regulator for interpreters to take action over 'Wild West' conditions that have resulted in courts struggling to find suitably qualified linguists. The National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI) raised concerns with Andrea Leadsom after Bolton-based Debonair Languages ceased operations last month. It was a subcontractor for Leeds-headquartered thebigword, which was awarded a Ministry of Justice contract in 2016. Full story - The Law Society Gazette