Rural Law Handbook
A Guide to the Law for Primary Producers
Frank Golding, Tony Smith, Jan Bowen
ISBN 1 876045 18 3 Paperback c.424pp $38.00
Available from: National Library of Australia
Managing a farm is an increasingly complex task. A large number of laws and regulations now affect many aspects of primary production.
With about 400 printed pages, covering more than 75 areas of Victorian and Federal law, the Rural Law Handbook is an extensive resource, providing practical, plain-language answers to legal questions.
Produced for Victorian farmers and their families, the Handbook is also designed for people living and working in rural communities, such as lawyers,students of agriculture and farm management, as well as those in rural information and support services, such as local government staff, and others providing goods and services to primary producers.
Topics include: Property rights; Planning and environment; Crops; Livestock; Business law; Credit and finance; Consumer law; Employment law; Family law; Social security; Transport and firearms; Dealing with government departments; Resolving disputes.
There is also a directory of useful services and web sites, plus a comprehensive index.
For additional information on Rural Law, please visit Rural Law Online.