Victorian Law Reform Commission

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19 Sep 2018

This report completes the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s review of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 (Vic) (VOCAA) as required in response to both the first and supplementary terms of reference provided by the Attorney-General on 22 December 2016, and 7 July 2017, respectively....


19 Jun 2018

On 16 December 2016, the Attorney-General, the Hon. Martin Pakula MP, asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission to report on ways to ensure that litigants who use the services of litigation funders or participate in group proceedings (class actions) are not exposed to unfair risks...


With a new preface by the Chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission
23 Jan 2018

In 1987, the Law Reform Commission of Victoria (predecessor organisation of the Victorian Law Reform Commission) published a landmark guide to legal language, titled Plain English and the Law .

Although it is often cited as an important work, this publication has been hard...

Discussion paper

15 Dec 2017

The Victorian Law Reform Commission has released this consultation paper as part of its examination of the current operation of the relevant laws and processes in Victoria governing neighbourhood tree disputes.

Discussion paper

31 Aug 2017

This VLRC supplementary consultation paper has been released for public comment, following an update to the commission's terms of reference.

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