30. Indigenous Justice Mechanisms in some Overseas Countries: Models and Comparisons

768. Relevance of Overseas Comparisons. There is a great deal of overseas experience with indigenous justice mechanisms: in Africa, North America, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific, and elsewhere. Lessons can be learnt from this experience, even though, in the end, the Australian situation may require its own particular approach. This experience is extensive. The more significant examples from jurisdictions which may be relevant to Australia are outlined in this Chapter.

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