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Tasmania Law Reform Institute

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Tasmania Law Reform Institute

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TLRI

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Research report

12 Jul 2017

This research paper looks at the differences between Tasmanian indefinite detention provisions, and those of other Australian jurisdictions. The study considers issues associated with making a dangerous criminal declaration, including the test and standard of proof, and whether separate...

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05 Jun 2017

This Issues Paper considers the law on consensual assault in Tasmania. It traces the historical development of the law from its common law roots through to its current manifestation in s182(4) of of the Criminal Code.

The Issues Paper contends that some aspects of s 182(4) lack clarity...

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Discussion paper

17 May 2017

This Issues Paper considers options for reform that may improve the effectiveness of the criminal justice response to drink drivers in Tasmania, by exploring sentencing options that are more likely to influence offenders’ perceptions of risks represented by their behaviour, and bring about...

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Discussion paper

09 May 2016

The Tasmania Law Reform Institue releases Issues paper No 22 - - Facilitating Equal Access to Justice: An Intermediary/Communication Assistant Scheme for Tasmania? The Paper investigates a new way to ensure equal access to justice for all Tasmanians. It discusses the feasibility of...

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Research report

25 Jan 2016

The TLRI has released Final Report No 22, Bullying. The Report considers what role the law should play in responding to all types of bullying behaviours, including cyber-bullying, and questions whether the current legal regime in Tasmania can provide appropriate redress for victims. The...

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Research report

07 Jan 2016

The Tasmania Law Reform Institute releases Final Report No 21, Problem Trees and Hedges: Access to Sunlight and Views, which examines the law as it relates to disputes between neighbours about trees and hedges on one property that obstruct the access of sunlight to, and/or views from, a...

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Research report

02 Nov 2015

This report considers the circumstances in which a person can lawfully use force in self-defence, in particular how the law should treat mistaken beliefs in the need for self-defence arising from delusions caused by mental illness, heightened perceptions of danger produced by psychological...

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Discussion paper

18 May 2015

This issues paper examines the adequacy of current legal frameworks in Tasmania that are potentially able to address bullying behaviours, including cyberbullying. It considers reform options including the creation of a criminal offence of bullying, the extension of the functions of the Anti-...

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Discussion paper

28 Nov 2014

This issues paper examines possible changes to the law of self-defence in Tasmania, and invites submissions from the public.

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In September 2011, the Director of Public Prosecutions wrote to the Attorney-General to raise concerns that the current Tasmanian...

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Research report

23 Aug 2012

This report on the issue of male circumcision, examines the current national and international legal framework and offers recommendations for reform.

These include a general prohibition on the circumcision of incapable minors with an exception for well-established religious...

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Discussion paper

17 May 2017

This Issues Paper considers options for reform that may improve the effectiveness of the criminal justice response to drink drivers in Tasmania, by exploring sentencing options that are more likely to influence offenders’ perceptions of risks represented by their behaviour, and bring about...

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Discussion paper

09 May 2016

The Tasmania Law Reform Institue releases Issues paper No 22 - - Facilitating Equal Access to Justice: An Intermediary/Communication Assistant Scheme for Tasmania? The Paper investigates a new way to ensure equal access to justice for all Tasmanians. It discusses the feasibility of...

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Research report

07 Jan 2016

The Tasmania Law Reform Institute releases Final Report No 21, Problem Trees and Hedges: Access to Sunlight and Views, which examines the law as it relates to disputes between neighbours about trees and hedges on one property that obstruct the access of sunlight to, and/or views from, a...

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Research report

02 Nov 2015

This report considers the circumstances in which a person can lawfully use force in self-defence, in particular how the law should treat mistaken beliefs in the need for self-defence arising from delusions caused by mental illness, heightened perceptions of danger produced by psychological...

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Discussion paper

28 Nov 2014

This issues paper examines possible changes to the law of self-defence in Tasmania, and invites submissions from the public.

Background

In September 2011, the Director of Public Prosecutions wrote to the Attorney-General to raise concerns that the current Tasmanian...

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