Journal of South Pacific Law
Volume 2 1998
Volume 2 1998

Refereed Articles

A Trustee's Borrowing Power
by Robert Hughes

Vanuatu’s Accession to the WTO and the WIPO: A Reflection on Patent and Pharmaceutical Technology
by Mohammed Ahmadu

Environmental Protection in the Age of Economics - the Niue Experience
by Nena Hicks

The Relationship Between the Constitution Amendment Act 1997 and International Instruments on the Rights of Women and Children
by Caren Wickliffe

Working Papers

The Control of Fishing Resources in the Federated States of Micronesia
by Marstella Jack

The Constitutional Implications of the Yap State Excise Act in the Constitutional Structure of the Federated States of Micronesia
by Victor Nabeyan

Labour and Employment Conditions in Export Processing Zones: A Socio-Legal Analysis on South Asia and South Pacific
by Mohammed Ahmadu

An Introduction to Policing in the South Pacific Region
by Tess Newton

Offshore Banking in Western Samoa
by Mareva Betham-Annandale

The Tax Haven Industry of Vanuatu
by Renee Lal

Conference Reports
Book Reviews

Judicial Studies Board: Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases Blackstone Press: London (1996). (Reviewed by J. Corrin Care)

Butterworths Australian Criminal Law Dictionary Butterworths: North Ryde (1997). (Reviewed by T. Newton)

Davies, Ricketson & Lindell Conflict of Laws, Commentary & Materials Butterworths: North Ryde (1997). (Reviewed by D. Paterson)

Macadam & Pyke Judicial Reasoning and the Doctrine of Precedent in Australia Butterworths: Sydney (1998). (Reviewed by R. Hughes)

Tyree, A.L. Sale of Goods Butterworths: Australia (Reviewed by M. Ahmadu)

Aronson & Hunter Litigation Evidence and Procedure (6th ed.) Butterworths: Australia (1998). (Reviewed by S. Bothmann)

Nygh & Butt Legal Terms Butterworths: Australia (1998). (Reviewed by J. Corrin Care)

Jalal I. Law for Pacific Women - A Legal Rights Handbook Fiji Women’s Rights Movement: Suva (1998). (Reviewed by N. Hicks)

Offei, S. Law of Torts in the South Pacific IJALS, USP: Suva (1997). (Reviewed by A. Jowitt)

Stuhmcke, A. Legal Referencing Butterworths: Australia (1998). (Reviewed by A. Jowitt)

Toft, A. Compensation for Resource Development in Papua New Guinea Law Reform Commission of Papua New Guinea (Monograph no.6) and the Resource Management in Asia and the Pacific Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, the Australian National University, Canberra and the National Centre for Development Studies, the Australian National University, Canberra (Pacific Policy Paper 24) (Reviewed by P. England)

Ahmadu, M. The Law of Banking in Fiji Avon Books: London (1998). (Reviewed by R. Hughes)

Colbran, S., Reinhardt, G., Spender, P., Jackson, S. and Douglas, R. Civil Procedure Commentary and Materials Butterworths: Australia (1998). (Reviewed by J. Corrin Care)

Ross, S. & MacFarlane, P. Lawyers’ Responsibility and Accountability Butterworths: Australia (1997). (Reviewed by E. Hill)

Palmer, G. & Palmer, M. Bridled power: New Zealand government under MPP Oxford University Press: Auckland (1997).(Reviewed by R. Early)

Nygh, P. & Butt, P. Butterworths Concise Australian Legal Dictionary Butterworths: Australia (1997).(Reviewed by P. Murgatroyd)

Butterworths Intellectual Property Collection Butterworths: Australia (1998). (Reviewed by M. Ahmadu)

Bigmore, G. Annotated Bankruptcy Act 1996 Butterworths: Australia (1997). (Reviewed by M. Ahmadu)

Case Commentaries

Vaioleti v Cross & The Commodities Board Supreme Court, Tonga, 6,7 and 15 June 1990. Contract - formation of a unilateral contract; implied terms; custom and usage. Remedies - measure of damages; effect of lapse of time on discretion to award specific performance. Procedure - failure to object to departure form pleadings and production of documents not discovered until final submissions. (J. Corrin Care).

Sundarlal Lallu v Parvati Manilal Lallu Ranchod Court of Appeal, Fiji, unreported, CAN ABU0053 of 1995S. Contract - undue influence - exercise of dominion and inequality of bargaining power - lack of independent legal advice - fiduciary relationship - misrepresentation - non-disclosure of necessary information. (J. Corrin Care)

ISSN 1684-5307
Key title: Journal of South Pacific law
Abbreviated key title: J. South Pac. law