Publications

Discussion / Consultation Paper

25.04.2009

Review of Secrecy Laws (DP 74)

This Discussion Paper contains a more detailed treatment of the issues raised in the Issues Paper (IP 34) and indicates the Inquiry’s thinking in the form of specific reform proposals.DP 74 is divided into 15 chapters. Proposals for reform are not spread evenly throughout. The early chapters provide mainly contextual or background material, which does not

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26.09.2007

Client Legal Privilege in Federal Investigatory Bodies (DP 73)

DP 73 was released on 26 September 2007, the second consultation document in this inquiry. View DP 73 in HTML on the AustLII website.

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12.09.2007

Review of Australian Privacy Law (DP 72)

On 12 September 2007 the ALRC released Review of Australian Privacy Law (DP 72), seeking community feedback on 301 proposals for reform of privacy law and related practices. View DP 72 in HTML on the AustLII website.

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15.11.2005

Sentencing of Federal Offenders (DP 70)

DP 70 was released in November 2005 – the second consultation document produced during the course of this Inquiry.View DP 70 in HTML on the AustLII website.

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16.07.2005

Review of the Uniform Evidence Acts (DP 69)

DP 69  (released July 2005) is the second of two consultation papers produced during this inquiry.View DP 69 in HTML at the AustLII website.

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16.03.2004

Gene Patenting and Human Health (DP 68)

Gene Patenting and Human Health (DP 68) was released in March 2004, the second consultation document to be produced during this inquiry.View DP 68 in HTML on the AustLII website

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16.01.2004

Protecting Classified and Security Sensitive Information (DP 67)

Protecting Classified and Security Sensitive Information (DP 67), which inlcuded proposals for reform, was released in January 2004, the second of two consultation documents produced during the inquiry.View DP 67 in HTML on the AustLII website

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16.08.2002

Protection of Human Genetic Information (DP 66)

DP 66 (released August 2002) is the second of two consultation documents published in the course of the inquiry. View DP 66 in HTMLon the AustLII website.

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19.05.2002

Securing Compliance: Civil and Administrative Penalties in Federal Jurisdiction (DP 65)

DP 65 was published in May 2002. This Discussion Paper has been divided into five broad parts. Through the detail presented herein, it is possible to discern an approach with three facets that might inform the ALRC in its final report.

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19.12.2000

The Judicial Power of the Commonwealth: A Review of the Judiciary Act 1903 and Related Legislation (DP 64)

The ALRC released The Judicial Power of the Commonwealth: A Review of the Judiciary Act 1903 and Related Legislation (DP 64) in December 2000. The subject matter of the reference can be conveniently divided into seven core areas, which are discussed in successive chapters of this Discussion Paper. These are allocating original federal jurisdiction between

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