Publications

Consultation Documentation

16.11.2001

Protection of Human Genetic Information (IP 26)

The release in November 2001 of the inquiry’s Issues Paper—Protection of Human Genetic Information (IP 26)—signalled the start of extensive national consultations, which included public meetings in every State and Territory capital, as well as in several regional centres. The release of a Discussion Paper of the same name (DP 66) followed in August 2002.

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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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19.07.2000

Review of the Marine Insurance Act 1909 (DP 63)

Discussion Paper, Review of the Marine Insurance Act 1909 (DP 63), was published in July 2000.The issues discussed in chapter 2 (`Approaches to reform’), chapter 3 (`Competition and the marine insurance market’), and chapter 4 (`Competition policy’) present some of the important legal policy issues relevant to reform of the MIA and to the approach

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19.07.1999

Review of the Federal Civil Justice System (DP 62)

Following a series of consultation, background and issues papers, the Commission released a major Discussion Paper, Review of the Federal Civil Justice System (DP 62) in 1999.As a part of its research for the inquiry, the ALRC undertook and also commissioned empirical research in a number of areas. Several research reports were released with the

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19.07.1998

Review of the Federal Civil Justice System (IPs 20-25)

Six Issues Papers were released in 1997 and 1998: Rethinking the Federal Civil Litigation System (IP 20); Rethinking Legal Education and Training (IP 21); Rethinking Family Law Proceedings (IP 22); Technology – What it Means for Federal Dispute Resolution (IP 23); Federal Tribunal Proceedings (IP 24); and ADR: Its role in Federal Dispute Resolution (IP

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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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19.07.1996

Review of the Archives Act 1983 (IP 19)

An Issues Paper was released in 1996, titled Review of the Archives Act 1983 (IP 19). The paper is divided into two parts. Part 1 outlines briefly the history of record keeping and of the development of archival institutions and legislation in Australia and other countries. It also raises issues as to the scope and

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19.07.1996

Review of the Federal Civil Justice System – Background papers

Prior to the release of issue papers in 1998-95, a series of preliminary background papers were produced in 1996: Review of the Adversarial System of Litigation: An Introduction to the Inquiry (Introductory Pamphlet 1); Federal Jurisdiction (BP 1); Alternative or Assisted Dispute Resolution (BP 2); Judicial and Case Management (BP 3); The Unrepresented Party (BP

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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

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19.07.1985

Evidence Law Reform: Stage 2 (DP 23)

DP 23 (released 1985) is the third of three consultation papers released as part of this reference.

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