Published on 01 Nov 10
by "TAXATION IN AUSTRALIA" JOURNAL ARTICLE
One of the more extraordinary powers conferred on the Commissioner and his officers is the power to restrain the movement of tax debtors out of Australia on service of a departure prohibition order. This article contains a discussion of that power and the review of the exercise thereof.
Peter Bickford CTA
Peter was admitted to the Bar in 1981. He was employed in the Commonwealth Crown Solicitor’s Office which later became the Australian Government Solicitor, from 1978 to 1989, leaving to go to Private Bar. During his time working for the Commonwealth Crown Solicitor and the Australian Government Solicitor, he had experience in all forms of federal litigation. Particular areas of interest include: administrative law, bankruptcy, commercial law, contract, corporations law (including insolvency), trusts and revenue law (including customs, excise and taxation law). Current at 01 June 2012
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