ALRC submission to inquiry into the provisions of the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 and Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Bill 2010
Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, 3 May 2010The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Committee’s inquiry. The ALRC will restrict its comments to the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 (Cth), drawing on its experience from the major inquiry into sedition laws in …
Fighting Words: A Review of Sedition Laws in Australia (ALRC Report 104)
ALRC Report 104 (tabled 13 December 2006) is the final report of the ALRC’s Inquiry into sedition offences contained in the Commonwealth Criminal Code and related offences in Part IIA of the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth).Historically, sedition law has been used to suppress political dissent, punishing speech that is critical of the established order. Stakeholders, …
Review of Sedition Laws (DP 71)
DP 71 (released 29 May 2006) is the second consultation document produced during the course of the Sedition Inquiry.View DP 71 in HTML on the AustLII website.
Review of Sedition Laws (IP 30)
IP 30 (released 20 March 2006) is the first consultation document produced during the course of the Sedition Inquiry. View IP 30 in HTML on the AustLII website.