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Yes, once law is passed and Facebook is designated under it as a "designated digital platform corporation" then it will be obligated either pay remuneration to all "registered news business corporations" in Australia for content they voluntarily post on Facebook, or not allow any Australian news on their site at all. The same applies to ...


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It has a common meaning across Australia “Reasonable grounds” requires the existence of facts which are sufficient to induce that state of mind (e.g. belief, suspicion) in a reasonable person (George v Rockett (1990) 170 CLR 104; Walsh v Loughnan [1991] 2 VR 351). So, the officer must have the state of mind "that the direction is necessary for the good ...


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If someone needs slightly more explanation, this (i.e. plaintiff choosing meaning of "the sting") has been the procedure for at least two decades in Australia, as explained in a 2002 article; furthermore such meaning may/does include inferences one could draw from the material: defining the sting lies in the hands of the plaintiff, the defendant ...


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Because they lost The procedure was espoused by Aesop in The Fox & the Grapes - don't listen to the loser when they complain that the game was rigged. Also, don't complain that "that's not how they do it in England" - how they play they game in other places is irrelevant. The plaintiff sets the terms of the case Defamation is rarely about out ...


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Germany Even though you are not asking about Germany I looked it up, being curious. In German law, too, you can be punished for what's called untauglicher Versuch (perhaps translatable as unsuitable attempt). Attempted murder of a dead body is explicitly listed as a punishable example. The reasoning draws from par. 23 (3) StGB) which stipulates that an ...


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An offence of "attempted" whatever is a separate offence from the act (as is conspiracy to do something; with sexual offences, the act of travelling to a locus with the aim of committing the offence is punishable, even if you don't even clap eyes on the "victim" - e.g. sex tourism) and an attempted offence is distinguished from the act ...


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Not only is this possible, it has been done. At least in Canada. On July 27th 2013 Sammy Yatim was on board a Toronto Transit bus and began brandishing a knife and threatening passengers. Constable James Forcillo of Toronto Police Service responded, and when Yatim ignored warnings and advanced towards police, Forcillo fired three shots, which felled Yatim, ...


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It's not attempted murder in the United States, but it could rise to a full murder charge depending on what the prosecution is willing to charge. This gets tricky as murder in the United States is usually defined as "unjustified homicide" (as it is in the other countries) but it also looks at the circumstances. Smith shot Jones in the face ...


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You can attempt to murder a dead man Or conspire to murder them for that matter. australia The precedents in Australia relate to receipt of stolen property that was not, in fact, stolen or drug offences that didn’t actually involve drugs but the principle is the same. However, the law in Australia depends on whether it would be “fair” in the circumstances to ...


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Can you legally be held responsible for attempted murder if the intended victim is already dead? In the circumstances described in the OP within england-and-wales Yes The offence may be found at s.1 of the Criminal Attempts Act 1981 (1) If, with intent to commit an offence to which this section applies, a person does an act which is more than merely ...


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