02.03.2016

Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (ALRC 129 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the Final Report, Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 129), tabled on 2 March 2016.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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01.03.2016

Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 129)

Tabled 2 March 2016.The ALRC was asked to identify and critically examine Commonwealth laws that encroach upon traditional rights, freedoms and privileges recognised by the common law. In this Report, the ALRC discusses the source and rationale of many important rights and freedoms and provides an extensive survey of current Commonwealth laws that limit them. The ALRC

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03.08.2015

Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Interim Report 127)

This is the 2nd consultation document for the ‘Freedoms’ Inquiry. The Terms of Reference list 19 rights, freedoms and privileges to consider.

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10.12.2014

Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws (IP 46)

The first consultation document in the ALRC’s ‘Freedoms Inquiry’, a review of Commonwealth laws for consistency with traditional rights, freedoms and privileges.

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24.11.2014

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124)

This Inquiry examined laws and legal frameworks within the Commonwealth jurisdiction that deny or diminish the equal recognition of people with disability as persons before the law and their ability to exercise legal capacity.

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23.11.2014

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC 124 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124), tabled on 24 November 2014.This publication is available for purchase in book format.We have also produced an EASY ENGLISH version of this Summary Report.

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08.03.2014

Freedoms Inquiry

The ALRC was asked to identify provisions in Commonwealth legislation that unreasonably encroach upon traditional rights, freedoms and privileges.

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07.06.2013

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws

This inquiry considered whether Commonwealth laws and legal frameworks create barriers to people with disability exercising their rights and legal capacity.  

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11.11.2010

Family Violence – A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 114)

Final Report Family Violence—A National Legal Response was tabled out of sitting and launched on 11 November 2010.The Final Report contains 187 recommendations for reform.This extensive report is presented in two volumes with a Summary Report.This publication is available for purchase in book format.

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11.11.2010

Family Violence – A National Legal Response (ALRC 114 Summary)

This 76-page Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the two-volume Final Report, Family Violence – A National Legal Response (ALRC Report 114).It offers a consideration of the framework for the reform, including a description of the development of the key principles underpinning the 187 final recommendations. The recommendations

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