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Have Your Say On Rights For Victims Of Insane Offenders

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 2:48 pm | Justice Committee

This bill would change the process that a court must follow when the sanity of a defendant is in question. The key change would be that the question of whether the defendant committed the act would need to be considered and recorded, even where ... More >>

Have your say on the Inquiry into the 2019 Local Elections

Friday, 20 December 2019, 4:40 pm | Justice Committee

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Have your say on the Inquiry into the 2019 Local Elections and Liquor Licensing Trust Elections, and Recent Energy Trust Elections) More >>

Have your say on the Protection for First Responders Bill

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 11:23 am | Justice Committee

Public submissions are now open on the Protection for First Responders and Prison Officers Bill. More >>

Sexual Violence Legislation Bill

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 2:31 pm | Justice Committee

Submissions close 11.59pm on Friday, 31 January 2020. Click here to make a submission. More >>

Have your say on the Electoral Amendment Bill 2019

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 10:03 am | Justice Committee

This bill would change the Electoral Act 1993 and the Electoral Regulations 1996 to improve enrolment and voting processes. The bill would: More >>

Have your say on how 2020 referendums are conducted

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 10:02 am | Justice Committee

This bill would establish a set of rules to govern the conduct of referendums held during the 2020 General Election. The bill is expected to be passed by the end of 2019 and be repealed on 1 July 2022. The Electoral Commission would carry out the ... More >>

Submissions called for on the Partnership Law Bill

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 1:03 pm | Justice Committee

The closing date for submissions is Thursday, 25 July 2019. More >>

Have your say on the Criminal Cases Review Commission Bill

Friday, 16 November 2018, 11:48 am | Justice Committee

Parliament is considering a bill that would establish an independent body to investigate whether wrongful conviction or sentencing has occurred in our justice system. The proposed Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) would be able to review convictions ... More >>

Justice Committee to hear views on End of Life Choice Bill

Friday, 22 June 2018, 5:12 pm | Justice Committee

Justice Committee to hear from people across the country on End of Life Choice Bill More >>

Justice Committee to visit Regions for End of Life Choice

Monday, 21 May 2018, 10:10 am | Justice Committee

The report back date for the End of Life Choice Bill has been extended to Wednesday, 27 March 2019. This is largely due to the record high number of submissions received on this bill. To date, the Justice Committee has processed 35,000 submissions. More >>

Hearings to begin on End of Life Choice Bill

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 9:58 am | Justice Committee

After several weeks, processing thousands of submissions, the Justice Committee is ready to hear submissions on the End of Life Choices Bill says Chairperson, Raymond Huo. More >>

Proposed Changes to Legislation Act & Interpretation Act

Friday, 8 December 2017, 10:42 am | Justice Committee

The Legislation Bill proposes to rewrite and replace the Legislation Act 2012 and to update and re-enact the Interpretation Act 1999. It aims to improve public access to the law by making secondary legislation easier to find and access, and provide ... More >>

Have Your Say on Changes to the Law About Trusts

Friday, 8 December 2017, 10:40 am | Justice Committee

The Trusts Bill will replace the Trustee Act 1956 and the Perpetuities Act 1964. It aims to clarify and simplify trust law and trustee obligations, and preserve the flexibility of the common law by allowing trust law to continue to evolve through ... More >>