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
ICJV recently made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Modern Slavery Bill 2018. Read the submission here.
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
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
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
In August 2017, the IBAC Committee sought submissions regarding police accountability in Victoria. In response, the ICJ Victoria have written a submission which criticises the lack of external oversight and investigation of police. Specifically, it is submitted that Victoria adopt
Read ICJ Victoria’s Submission to the Sentencing Advisory Council In March 2017, the Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council sought submissions regarding ‘swift and certain’ approaches to family violence offenders within Victoria’s sentencing regime. ICJ Victoria have compiled a submission, expression concerns over the
On 23 June 2016, DFAT ran the 13th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue. ICJ Victoria has a commitment to protecting human rights by encouraging respect for, and implementation of, international law. As such, ICJ Victoria prepared a paper for the Dialogue.
READ THE ICJ VICTORIA COUNTER-TERRORISM POSITION PAPER ICJ Victoria is pleased to publish our position paper on the need to augment the current counter terrorism strategy with context-specific deradicalisation, rehabilitation and prevention programmes. Executive Summary The International Commission of Jurists