Discussion paper

Defensive homicide - proposals for legislative reform: consultation paper

Publisher
Homicide Victoria
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Description

This consultation paper contains a detailed analysis of the operation of defensive homicide. This includes an examination of the 28 defensive homicide convictions since the introduction of the offence, three of which involved a female accused.

The paper also presents a number of related proposals to improve the effectiveness of the criminal justice system, including reform of the operation of self-defence and evidence laws. The paper includes draft proposals for possible legislation in this area to assist in consideration of the issues raised.

Publication Details
ISBN:

978-1-921627-91-0

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All Rights Reserved