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The material included in this Website and the Not-for-profit Law resources available on this Website including any web applications are produced by Justice Connect, in some cases with the pro bono assistance of Justice Connect member firms and legal volunteers.  The Website is designed and intended to provide general information in summary form on legal topics, current at the time of publication, for general informational purposes only. Even where an application provides you with a bespoke information product, this is information only, and not legal advice. 

The contents of any page of this website, resource, or web app, do not constitute legal advice, are not intended to be a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.

You should seek legal advice or other professional advice in relation to any particular matters or concern that you or your organisation may have.

To find out whether you are eligible for a referral for pro bono (free) legal advice please go here.

Jurisdiction for legal information  

The legal information available relates only to the jurisdictions stated on the webpages and on the downloadable or streamable resources.   Justice Connect do not represent that we provide legal information for each jurisdiction from which this web site may be viewed.

Limitation of Justice Connect liability

No claim or representation is made or warranty given, express or implied, in relation to any of the material in the Website, resources or web applications. You use the Website and any of its contents entirely at your own risk.

Where conditions and warranties implied by law cannot be excluded, Justice Connect limits its liability where it is entitled to do so.  Otherwise, Justice Connect is not liable for any loss or damage (including consequential loss or damage) to any person, however caused, which may arise directly or indirectly from the material in the Website or the use of such material.

Justice Connect is not responsible for the content of any document, information or other material posted on the Website or ensuring that any document or information posted on the website is accurate, current, suitable or complete. Justice Connect uses every endeavour to maintain the accuracy of information available from this web site, however, some or all of the information may, from time to time, be amended, or become superseded or otherwise inaccurate.

Justice Connect makes changes periodically to the material on this site.

Justice Connect does not represent that all content on the Website is up to date. Justice Connect does not represent access to the Website will always be available.  Justice Connect is not responsible for delays, errors, inaccuracies, or omissions due to a failure in a computer system, ancillary equipment, software or any other circumstances beyond its direct control. Justice Connect does not warrant or represent that the material will not cause damage, or is free from any computer virus or any other defects or errors.

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The transmission or receipt of any Website material is not intended to create, nor should such transmission or receipt be taken as creating, a client-solicitor relationship between Justice Connect or Not-for-profit Law, or any Justice Connect member firms and the recipient.

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Unless otherwise expressly stated, copyright in all materials available on this Website is owned by Justice Connect. These materials may only be used for your personal use or non-commercial use within your not-for-profit organisation in their complete form, with Justice Connect clearly acknowledged as copyright owner and links to this disclaimer retained, and as otherwise permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

Materials, or sections of materials from this Website must not be published (such as replication of Justice Connect materials on another website or in a newsletter) without Justice Connect's written permission.

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For the avoidance of doubt, unless otherwise expressly stated or as permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), you are not permitted to:

(a) alter or modify any of the material in any way; or

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