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Western Australia v Clive Palmer
The state government is making an urgent application to vacate the four day hearing in July following the federal government's decision to back out of the case. You can read more about that here.
Do algorithms need legislation?
Dubbed as the "first in the world", the Algorithm Charter for Aotearoa New Zealand, according to Minister for Statistics James Shaw, will improve data transparency and accountability, especially when algorithms are being used to process and interpret large amounts of data.
"Using algorithms to analyse data and inform decisions does not come without its risks," he said. The charter has so far been signed by 21 agencies, including The Ministry of Justice.
Have you heard about our webinar next week? It is a free webinar on superannuation and family law covering basic issues, like what do do with those questions in the Application for Consent Orders, contemporary issues like COVID superannuation withdrawals, and ongoing difficulties like whether to take pre-relationship superannuation balances back out of the funds available for distribution.
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