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and public service outside the civil service. It was established on 4 June 1917 by King George V and comprises five classes across both civil and military divisions, the most senior two of which make the recipient either a knight if male or dame if female. There is also the related British Empire Medal, whose recipients are affiliated with, but not members of the order.
Recommendations for appointments to the Order of the British Empire were originally made on the nomination of the United Kingdom, the self-governing Dominions of the Empire (later Commonwealth) and the Viceroy of India. Nominations continue today from Commonwealth countries that participate in recommending British (Imperial) honours. Most Commonwealth countries ceased recommendations for appointments to the Order of the British Empire when they created their own honours.

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    VIC Intervention order

    I’ve had an intervention order placed on me by my next door neighbour mind you I don’t live at the property it’s a renovation project and this lady has become extremely obsessed with my husband and provokes me by sticking up her finger or waving to me or just yelling out hello so the other day...
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    WA Does a Verbal parenting plan override a court order ( if the verbal has been followed for 2 years )

    I am looking to relocate ( 2 hours away ) and wish to revert back to my original court orders that were followed for 3 years. I had legal advice that my new verbal parenting plans supersedes the court order ( even though not signed ) as we had a new care roster for 2 years. Now I want to go...
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    WA Any guidance appreciated - Prosecution Notice - Fail to Obey Order given by an Officer

    Hi everyone. Really appreciate any guidance - this is for a friend. From what I can tell... My friend in her 20s had her house broken into while she was out and came home with her friend to find windows smashed, car smashed & her friend's motorbike stolen (she lives alone). She called the...
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    NSW What is the objective of the Gag order.

    Hi all, I read this article in news today: https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/news-life/victoria-r**e-survivors-in-new-battle-to-stop-dead-sisters-names-from-gag-order/news-story/43913f82f34e35d23d770ab72587b208 I like someone to explain why the gag order was introduced and what is...
  5. darasahl

    VIC What happens to an existing parenting plan after interim order being dropped?

    Hey guys, So I’ve got an interim order put on me from my ex in April. We had the directions hearing in July but she decided not to show up (she provided a reason that court accepted). Last year we went to mediation and agreed on a 50/50 parenting plan. Both the child and herself are on the...
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    VIC Breach of Interstate Order

    What would be the best course of action here? 1. OP took children interstate in Dec/Jan school holiday, no communication prior received. Over heard conversation from the children and confirmation on their return into my care. No court orders stipulating OP needs to notify other co-parent at that...
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    VIC What form to file in Magistrates' Court for Personal Safety Intervention Order?

    Hi, I am wanting to speak on behalf of my friend who is the Applicant in a Personal Safety Intervention Order matter listed at Melb Magistrates' Court. I am admitted as a lawyer but don't practice - My question is, what form do I have to file to give appearance? Registry said Form 25 but that...
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    QLD Superannuation fund never transferred split from consent order 17 years ago

    Hi Everyone. My ex and I signed a consent order for a superannuation split after the divorce 17 years ago. Apparently, the super fund never transferred the agreed-upon balance from my super to hers. Now, 17 years later, she has told me she will be making a claim to get that super transferred...
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    Supreme Court Order, what can I do?

    The Supreme Court has ordered documents be submitted to them. The party being ordered is not complying, they have not updated their address so not getting the orders. Does the court track down this person, perhaps using the sheriff?
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    WA Supreme court order process

    The executor has had the grant of probate revoked and has been ordered to surrender their copy of the grant to the Supreme Court. Along with all documents and an affidavit outlining their administration. It seems the executor may not have updated their address and the executor is not receiving...