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Submissions made by the ALRC

30.06.2016

ALRC Submission: Inquiry into child protection

Legislative Council General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2, Inquiry into Child Protection (20216).Committee ChairThe Hon Greg Donnelly MLCLegislative Council General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2Parliament HouseMacquarie StSydney NSW 200030 June 2016Dear Mr Donnelly,ALRC Submission: Inquiry into child protectionThe Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Committee regarding its Inquiry into

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23.03.2016

ALRC submission: Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016

Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 23 March 2016Dear Ms Dunstone,Inquiry into the Migration Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2016 The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Committee to inform its

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14.03.2016

ALRC submission: Inquiry into the indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment in Australia

Dear Sir/Madam,I refer to the invitation for submissions to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee (the Senate Committee) inquiry into the indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment in Australia.I note that the Senate Committee’s November 2015 report on violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability recommended (Rec 6) that the Australian

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11.02.2016

ALRC submission: Exposure Draft Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2016

Ms Kirsti Haipola and Mr Sam AhlinCopyright Law and Policy SectionDepartment of Communications and the ArtsBy email: copyright@communications.gov.au11 February 2016Dear Ms Haipola and Mr Ahlin,Exposure Draft Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2016The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission in response to the Department’s call for views

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11.02.2016

ALRC submission: Exposure Draft Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015

Dear Sir/Madam,ALRC Submission: Exposure draft Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015I refer to the invitation for submissions on the exposure draft Privacy Amendment (Notification of Serious Data Breaches) Bill 2015 (the Bill).The Bill would amend the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) to insert a new pt IIIC, which would define when a ‘serious

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28.01.2016

ALRC Submission: Criminal Law (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2015

Dear Research DirectorThe Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Committee to inform its consideration of the Criminal Law (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2015.One objective of the bill is to amend the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 to make provision for domestic and family violence to

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27.01.2016

ALRC submission to Senate inquiry into ‘revenge porn’

Ms Sophie DunstoneCommittee SecretarySenate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional AffairsPO Box 6100Parliament HouseCanberra ACT 260014 January 2016Dear Ms Dunstone,Submission to inquiry into so-called ‘revenge porn’The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the inquiry being conducted by the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs into so-called

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14.01.2016

ALRC submission to Senate inquiry into ‘revenge porn’

Ms Sophie DunstoneCommittee SecretarySenate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional AffairsPO Box 6100Parliament HouseCanberra ACT 260014 January 2016Dear Ms Dunstone,Submission to inquiry into so-called ‘revenge porn’The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the inquiry being conducted by the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs into so-called

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06.11.2015

ALRC submission to Senate inquiry regarding the Domestic and Family Violence Protection and Another Act Amendment Bill 2015

Committee ChairMs Leanne Donaldson MPCommunities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention CommitteeParliament HouseGeorge StreetBrisbane Qld  40006 November 2015Dear Ms Donaldson,Domestic and Family Violence Protection and Another Act Amendment Bill  2015The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee

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14.08.2015

ALRC submission to VLRC inquiry into the Role of Victims of Crime in the Criminal Trial Process

The Hon P D Cummins AMChairVictorian Law Reform CommissionGPO Box 4637Melbourne, Victoria 300114 August 2015Dear Chair,ALRC Submission: The Role of Victims of Crime in the Criminal Trial ProcessI refer to your invitation for submissions on the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s consultation paper The Role of Victims of Crime in the Criminal Trial Process (the VLRC

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