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International And Legal Submissions

Submission to the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants

ICJV recently made a submission to the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants. The submission takes three parts: ▪ Section 1: international standards regarding PHS; ▪ Section 2: suggested areas for further research: children, women, fair trial rights and institutional integrity; and ▪ Section 3: bibliography of useful sources. The submission can be […]

Call for volunteers: Modern slavery in Australia

ICJV is calling for volunteers to assist in an advocacy intervention in favour of a legislative defence for human trafficking victims compelled to crime in Australia. The position will be consistent with comparative defences in foreign jurisdictions and compliant with Australia’s international obligations. Such a defence, like s 45 of the Modern Slavery Act (UK), […]

ICJV Endorses a Submission to the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor

ICJV has endorsed a submission prepared by Jessie Smith of Stary Norton Halphen to the Independent National Security Legislation Monitor. The submission concerns s 19AG of the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) which establishes minimum non-parole periods for persons convicted of certain offences. The position of the submission is that s 19AG is not adapted to […]

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