12.12.2007

Submission to NSW Legislative Council on the publication of names of children involved in criminal proceedings

12 December 2007: The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) makes the following submission to the NSW Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice in relation to the prohibition on the publication of names of children involved in criminal proceedings.In making this submission, the ALRC draws on its experience from current and past inquiries. In

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19.11.1997

Seen and heard: priority for children in the legal process (ALRC Report 84)

ALRC Report 84 was tabled on 19 November 1997. The report calls for widespread reform to Australia’s child protection, education and legal systems to ensure children’s appropriate participation in decision making concerning them.ALRC 84 provides extensive evidence of the problems and neglect of children who come into contact with federal and State legal processes. It

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19.07.1996

Speaking for Ourselves: Children and the Legal Process (IP 18)

Speaking for Ourselves: Children and the Legal Process (IP 18) was released in 1996 (along with Speaking for Ourselves: Children and the Legal Process – Kids Issues Paper (IP 17).View IP 18 in HTMLon the AustLII website.

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15.07.1996

Speaking for Ourselves: Children and the Legal Process – Kids Issues Paper (IP 17)

IP 17 (released in 1996) is the first of two Issues Papers produced during this inquiry.The inquiry into the way children and young people are treated by the legal system and legal processes began on 28 August 1995. This was a joint inquiry conducted by the ALRC in conjunction with the Human Rights and Equal

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