Message from the President

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Michael Colbran QC LCAPres

15 October 2014

The Law Council of Australia joins with LAWASIA in supporting the Malaysian Bar’s resolution at its Extraordinary General Meeting of 19 September to host a peaceful public protest by its members against the continued use of the Sedition Act 1948.

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