Publications

Submissions made by the ALRC

28.04.2011
03.03.2011

Final submission to the inquiry into the Australian Law Reform Commission

Submitted 3 March 2011. This is the ALRC’s second and final submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee inquiry into the ALRC.  View the first background submission >> Find out more about the Senate Committee Inquiry into the ALRC >>  

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23.12.2010

First submission to the inquiry into the Australian Law Reform Commission

On 23 November 2010 the Senate referred an inquiry into the Australian Law Reform Commission to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee. The Inquiry considers: the ALRC’s role, governance arrangements and statutory responsibilities;  the adequacy of ALRC staffing and resources to meet its objectives;  best practice examples of like organisations interstate and overseas;  the appropriate

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28.10.2010

ALRC submission to the inquiry into the Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

28 October 2010 Mr Hamish Hansford Committee Secretary Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs PO Box 6100 CANBERRA ACT 2600 Dear Mr Hansford, The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs’ inquiry into the Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill

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26.10.2010

ALRC submission to the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs’ review of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 and the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2010

27 October 2010 Mr Hamish HansfordCommittee SecretaryStanding Committee on Legal and Constitutional AffairsPO Box 6100CANBERRA  ACT  2600 Dear Mr Hansford, The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs’ review of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 and the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny)

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16.10.2010

Submission to the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department on the Family Violence Bill

Public Consultation: Family Violence BillFamily Law BranchAttorney-General’s Department3–5 National CircuitBARTON ACT 2600 1.1 The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department on the Exposure Draft Family Law Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2010 (the Exposure Draft legislation) and congratulates the Government for its commitment to improving

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23.07.2010

ALRC submission to the inquiry into exposure drafts of Australian privacy amendment legislation

Ms Christine McDonaldSecretary, Legislation CommitteeSenate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration 23 July 2010 Dear Ms McDonald Inquiry into exposure drafts of Australian privacy amendment legislation The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the release of the Australian Privacy Principles Exposure Draft and Companion Guide as a major plank in the implementation of the

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14.07.2010

ALRC submission to the inquiry into the past and present practices of donor conception in Australia

Ms Julie DennettCommittee SecretarySenate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs 14 July 2010 Dear Ms Dennett, Inquiry into the past and present practices of donor conception in Australia The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Senate Standing Committee’s inquiry into donor conception practices in Australia, referring to prior

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03.05.2010

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

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14.04.2010

Inquiry into the Tax Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) Bill 2009 (Cth)

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) makes the following submission to the Senate Standing Committee of Privileges Inquiry into the Tax Laws Amendment (Confidentiality of Taxpayer Information) Bill 2009 (Cth) (the Bill). In making this submission, the ALRC draws on its experience from its inquiry into secrecy laws which culminated in the final report—Secrecy Laws

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