Organisation

Victorian Law Reform Commission

Owning Institution:
Acronym:
VLRC
Report

Improving the justice system response to sexual offences: report

This report is the result of a major inquiry held over 18 months, involving 99 consultations, and attracting 71 submissions. The report contains 91 recommendations to improve the way the justice system in Victoria responds to sexual offences.
Discussion paper

Stalking: consultation paper

This consultation paper has been released to assist the VLRC to review and report on Victoria’s legal responses to stalking, harassment and similar conduct, including the statutory framework for and operation of the Personal Safety Intervention Order (PSIO) system.
Discussion paper

Inclusive juries – access for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision: consultation paper

The Victorian Law Reform Commission has released this consultation paper as part of their consideration over what changes to legislation and practices should be made to enhance access for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision who wish to serve...
Report

Committals: report

This report is about improving committal and other pre-trial indictable procedures to reduce trauma for victims and witnesses, improve efficiency in the criminal justice system, and ensure fair trial rights.
Report

Contempt of court: report

The law of contempt of court is not based on Acts of Parliament. It is based on a long-standing power of the Supreme Court to protect the work of the courts from interference. It has developed over centuries through decisions made by courts.