The Comecon was established in 1949 as an international organizations aimed at economic cooperation. Comecon was set up by a decision of the economic conference of government representatives of the founding states. In 1974 the first official contact was made between the Comecon ancl the EEC and it will accordingly be interesting to compare certain legal facets of the respective organisations.
Until the ideal of adequate representation of environmental interests at all levels of governmental decision-making is achieved, the recognition of an actio popularis in the environmental field would at least act as a deterrent against unfettered administrative action.
The experience of Commonwealth states which have written guarantees of civil liberties in their constitutions would throw much light on the debate that is currently taking place in the older Commonwealth countries. As the introduction of a Bill of Rights in Australia has sparked off a keen debate in that country, the Australian debate forms the basis of the discussion.
There can be little doubt that in this year of 1 976, Mr Chief Justice Taney's question in the Dred Scott case can be dearly answered in the affirmative. Though his ancestors were brought to America as slaves, the Black American today is a full member of the political community with all the rights, privileges and immunities guaranteed by the Constitution.
Monetary law, side by side with labour law and social welfare law, is a branch of modern jurisprudence. This is due to the fact that instability in the value of money has an impact on the operation of all rules of law (particularly, but not exclusively, private law) intended to achieve the ends of justice and social effectiveness.
The aim of this paper is two-fold: to establish whether an obligation exists under the Geneva Conventions of 1 949 for parties to an armed conflict not of an international character to respect rules of humanitarian international law; to establish to what extent they could be so bound and if not, the degree to which they ought to be bound and for that purpose to investigate the role of the International Committee of the Red Cross, a neutral organisation, which is concerned with the theoretical and practical aspects of the problem.
Australia should be wary of adopting reforms which have recently been implemented in other jurisdictions. Divorce reform has been effected in recent years in both Canada and England, who have both chosen to adopt a compromise between the notions of the matrimonial offence, which has previously been the basis of the law in Australia, and irretrievable breakdown. There are many arguments against the matrimonial offence theory.