ICJV recently made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Modern Slavery Bill 2018. Read the submission here.
International And Legal Submissions
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 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 […]
The ICJV recently made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the law of contempt. Read the ICJV’s Submission on the Law of Contempt Here
Click Here to Read Submission The ICJ Victoria have written a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Inquiry into Indigenous Incarceration Rates. The submission covers a range of areas, including international human rights frameworks, Australian case law, access to justice, the functions of the Koori Court, as well as touching on the policies and […]