The H R Nicholls Society will host a dinner in Sydney at the Union Hotel on the corner of Pacific Highway and West Street, North Sydney on Wednesday 31 August at 7 for 7.30.
You do not have to be a member of the Society to attend.
Dr Phelps on the OHS legislation in NSW.
… until 1768 (in relation to the British Crown’s North American sugar monopoly) vice-admiralty judges were awarded 5 per cent of all confiscated cargo and ships—a clear incentive to come to a guilty verdict. Not only that, but the vice-admiralty courts also reversed traditional judicial ideology by burdening the defendant with the task of disproving the charge of smuggling, rather than assuming innocence until guilt was proven. There we had a pecuniary benefit and a reversion of interests. What does that remind us of? Well, it reminds us of the current situation in New South Wales.
Macquarie Health Corporation Chief Executive and Chairman Dr Thomas R Wenkart will speak in response to The Hon. Dr. Peter Phelps MLC.