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Have Your Say On The Repeal Of The Three Strikes Law

Monday, 22 November 2021, 12:58 pm | Justice Committee

The Justice Committee is calling for submissions on the Three Strikes Legislation Repeal Bill. The bill seeks to repeal what is commonly known as the “three strikes law”, which mandates prison sentences for people convicted three times of serious ... More >>

Remuneration Authority Legislation Bill

Friday, 5 November 2021, 4:25 pm | Justice Committee

  The Justice Committee has called for submissions on the Remuneration Authority Legislation Bill. The bill seeks to transfer responsibility for determining the pay of various judicial and statutory officers from the Cabinet Fees Framework ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Crimes (Child Exploitation Offences) Amendment Bill

Monday, 1 November 2021, 11:08 am | Justice Committee

The Justice Committee is calling for submissions on the Crimes (Child Exploitation Offences) Amendment Bill. The aim of the bill is to protect children at risk of harm from online exploitation committed by people 18 years and older. It would amend the ... More >>

Submissions close on the Conversion Practices Bill

Monday, 13 September 2021, 2:17 pm | Justice Committee

The Justice Committee’s call for submissions on the Conversion Practices Prohibition has closed, with over 100,000 written submissions received from members of the public. This represents the highest ever number of submissions received on a bill in New ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 4:39 pm | Justice Committee

The Justice Committee is seeking submissions on the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. The bill would make it an offence to perform conversation practices on an individual under the age of 18, or on an individual who lacks decision-making ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 4:39 pm | Justice Committee

The Justice Committee is seeking submissions on the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill. The bill would make it an offence to perform conversion practices on an individual under the age of 18, or on an individual who lacks decision-making ... More >>

Justice Committee Seeks Public Submissions On The Council Of Europe Convention On Cybercrime

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 4:37 pm | Justice Committee

The Justice Committee is seeking public input into its examination of the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime (the Budapest Convention). The committee is specifically interested in the public’s views on the National Interest Analysis (linked below) ... More >>

Have You Say On The Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill

Friday, 14 May 2021, 4:06 pm | Justice Committee

The Justice Committee has today called for submissions on the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill. This bill seeks to better prevent and respond to terrorism and associated activities through a number of changes, including amendments to the Terrorism ... More >>

Have Your Say On Parliament’s Review Of The General Election And Referendums

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 9:29 am | Justice Committee

The Justice Committee has kicked off its regular inquiry into the recent General Election, including the cannabis and end of life choice referendums. The committee is calling for submissions from the public with a closing date for submissions of ... More >>

Submissions Now Open For: Family Court (Supporting Children In Court) Legislation Bill

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 4:25 pm | Justice Committee

The Chairperson of the Justice Committee has invited public submissions on the Family Court (Supporting Children in Court) Legislation Bill with a closing date of Sunday, 28 February 2021 This bill aims to enhance child wellbeing in care-of-children proceeding. ... More >>

Submissions Now Open For: Electoral (Integrity Repeal) Amendment Bill

Monday, 10 August 2020, 4:52 pm | Justice Committee

Have your say on the Electoral (Integrity Repeal) Amendment Bill This Bill reverses the changes made to the Electoral Act 1993 by the Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Act 2018. The 2018 act amended the Electoral Act 1993 and created a process for an ... More >>

Justice Committee To Consider Amendments To Protection For First Responders And Prison Officers Bill

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 11:27 am | Justice Committee

Justice Committee to consider proposed amendments to the Protection for First Responders and Prison Officers Bill   The House of Representatives has referred the Protection for First Responders and Prison Officers Bill back to the Justice Committee ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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