Topic "Legal Issues" in Italian - total 40 documentsTitle: Are you on a treatment order?
Summary: A treatment order is a legal document that allows a hospital or mental health clinic to give you treatment for a mental illness. While you are on an order, you lose some of your rights and freedoms. You may have to stay in hospital. You can be given treatment even if you do not agree to it.
Title: Australian Financial Complaints Authority
Summary: The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) independently assists consumers and small businesses to make and resolve complaints about financial firms. This website provides some key information you need to know before you make a complaint to AFCA.
Title: Avoiding scams
Summary: A scam is a trick developed by unscrupulous people to steal your money or personal information. This resource lists the types of scams and gives advice on how to protect yourself and what you can do to take action against scams.
Title: Beware of scams (Bilingual version)
Summary: A scam is designed to trick you into giving away your money or personal information.
Title: Buying a car
Summary: This information will help you make the right decisions when buying a car.
Title: Charter of Aged Care Rights
Summary: This booklet informs you of your rights as an aged care consumer and how you can exercise them. It also includes some information about your responsibilities as an aged care consumer.
Title: Collection of personal information for the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
Summary: The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) service providers collect personal information for the Department of Education and Training. The information collected could be disclosed to other agencies or organisations. This information lists the organisations that have access to your data.
Title: Complaint management policy
Summary: This information sheet explains how to lodge a complaint to Public Transport Victoria.
Title: Complaints und the Racial Discrimination Act: Fact sheet
Summary: The Racial Discrimination Act makes it against the law to treat you unfairly because of your race, colour, descent, national or ethnic origin or immigrant status. This fact sheet explains when the law is used, what racial discrimination and racial hatred are, when the offensive behaviour is against the law and what you can do if you experience discrimination or racial hatred.
Summary: Door-to-door sales may include people who are trying to sell household goods, offering to do repairs to the house or asking you to change gas, electricity, telephone or internet providers.
Title: Know your rights
Summary: Easy English book about your rights.
Title: Making a complaint - Health Complaints Commissioner
Summary: You have the right to access safe, quality healthcare and to be treated with respect. Raising your concerns when this doesn’t happen protects your rights and can improve the health system for all Victorians. How can I launch a complaint with the Health Complaints Commissioner?
Title: Making a complaint - Victoria Police
Summary: This information sheet explaints how to make a complaint about police
Title: Mobile phone contracts - tips for consumers
Summary: What you need to know and consider before and after you sign a mobile phone contract.
Title: My health records - my rights
Summary: What are my rights? Under Victorian law, you have the right to know what health information is held about you, how and why it was collected and what it’s being used for. You can ask to see your health information and change it if it’s incorrect. You can also ask to have your health information sent to another health service provider. If these requests are refused, you deserve a written explanation.
Title: Older people - helping your family financially? Understand the risks
Summary: It can be a worry for older people when they see their adult children struggling financially. Before you decide to help you should be aware of the risks involved - expecially if your home is all you have.
Title: Older people -why make a will?
Summary: This information sheet explains what a will is - why you should have one and the legal aspects of it..
Title: Plan for the future: Decisions about your life
Summary: If you get sick or injured and can't make decisions, you can choose someone who can make decisions for you by making an 'enduring power of attorney'. For example, as you get older, you might need help to go to the bank or to get aged care services.
Title: Plan for the future: Decisions about your medical treatment
Summary: If you can't make a medical treatment decision because you are very sick the law says who can make this decision for you. If you want to choose who can make medical treatment decisions for you fill in the 'appointment of medical treatment decision maker' form.
Title: Planning ahead -tools for your future legal, health and financial decisions
Summary: Replace a will, make a power of attorney, appoint an enduring guardian
Title: Primary victims applicants brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Primary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.
Title: Questions you should ask your lawyer
Summary: This pamphlet answers the 10 most commonly asked questions people ask dealing with lawyers.
Title: Related victims applicant brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Related Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal
Title: Secondary victim applicants brochure
Summary: Definitions and entitlements of Secondary Victims under Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal
Title: Transport fine information
Summary: This fact sheet explains when a fine will be issued, the procedure and the amount you will have to pay if you do not have a valid ticket when travelling on Victorian Public Transport..
Title: Travelling con men
Summary: Travelling con men are dodgy tradesmen who knock on doors of homes and small businesses.
Title: Variation applications brochure
Summary: Brochure outlining how to make an application for variation of an award after receiving an award of assistance from Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal.
Title: Victoria Legal Aid help card
Summary: The Victoria Legal Aid help card outlines a range of common legal problems the organisation may be able to assist with and gives details for contacting their Legal Help phone line.
Title: Victoria Legal Aid help poster
Summary: The Victoria Legal Aid poster outlines a range of common legal problems the organisation may be able to assist with and gives details for contacting their Legal Help phone line.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 1. Assessment order
Summary: An Assessment Order allows a psychiatrist to examine you to decide if you have a mental illness. This statement is about the legal rights and entitlements of persons on Assessment Orders.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 3. Treatment order
Summary: A Treatment Order is made by the Mental Health Tribunal. A Treatment Order allows a psychiatrist to give you compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you do not want it. A psychiatrist is a doctor who knows a lot about helping people with mental illness.
Title: Victorian statement of rights - 4. Secure treatment order
Summary: A secure treatment order has been made for you because you were in prison or other place of confinement and you need immediate treatment for serious mental illness to stop your illness getting worse or to stop you from being seriously hurt or seriously hurting someone else. A secure treatment order allows you to be taken from prison or other place of confinement to a hospital so you can be given compulsory treatment for mental illness. ‘Compulsory treatment’ means that a psychiatrist can give you treatment for mental illness even if you don’t want it. While you are in hospital you are a security patient. This booklet provides information about Secure Treatment Orders and your legal rights and entitlements under the Mental Health Act 2014.
Title: What happens now?
Summary: This short brochure explains the things you need to know immediately after the death of a loved one is reported to the coroner.
Title: What if you do not agree with a decision? (bilingual version)
Summary: If you do not agree with a decision about your entitlements, you have the right to ask for a review of the decision.
Title: Who will decide for you if you can't decide for yourself? Think about planning ahead
Summary: This information sheet explains how you can plan ahead in case you lose capacity to make your own decision one day.
Title: Working in Australia: workplace rights overview
Summary: All employees working in Australia have the same workplace rights including migrant workers and visa holders. This is a website addressing rights and responsibilities of employers and employees. It contains information on pay, holiday and other leave entitlements, starting and ending a job, fair work statement plus a video about working in Australia.
Title: Working with your lawyer
Summary: This fact sheet offers tips to help you to develop and maintain a positive and productive relationship with your lawyer.
Title: Your right to lead and take part
Summary: Easy English book about your right to take part in all areas of life.
Title: Your right to make choices
Summary: An Easy English book about your right to make choices
Title: Your shopping rights
Summary: If there is a problem with goods you have bought, the store may have to provide a replacement, refund, repair or other type of ‘remedy’. The type of remedy available depends on the problem.
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