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Submissions made by the ALRC

09.03.2010

ALRC submission to inquiry into the Future Direction and Role of the Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills Inquiry into the Future Direction and Role of the Scrutiny of Bills Committee.The ALRC welcomes the opportunity to contribute to a discussion on the future direction and role of this very important Committee.In order to assist the Committee with its inquiry, the ALRC has conducted a survey

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19.01.2010

ALRC submission to Senate Standing Committee inquiry into the Freedom of Information Amendment (Reform) Bill 2009 (Cth) and the Information Commissioner Bill 2009 (Cth)

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) makes the following submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration inquiry into the draft Freedom of Information Amendment (Reform) Bill 2009 (Cth) and the Information Commissioner Bill 2009 (Cth). The ALRC made a submission to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet on the

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16.10.2009

ALRC submission to inquiry into the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2009

16 October 2009, The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) makes the following submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment Bill 2009 (Cth) (the Bill). The ALRC does not intend to provide detailed comments on the issues raised by the Bill. However, the ALRC would like

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18.03.2009

Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs Inquiry into Gene Patents

18 March 2009: ALRC submission to Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs Inquiry into Gene Patents.The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) makes the following submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs inquiry into gene patents. In making this submission, the ALRC draws on its experience from its major inquiry into the intellectual property

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28.02.2008

Ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

28 February 2008: ALRC submission in relation to the possible ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Thank you for the opportunity to take part in the consulation process regarding possible ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC)

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12.12.2007

Submission to NSW Legislative Council on the publication of names of children involved in criminal proceedings

12 December 2007: The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) makes the following submission to the NSW Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice in relation to the prohibition on the publication of names of children involved in criminal proceedings.In making this submission, the ALRC draws on its experience from current and past inquiries. In

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24.03.2006

Extradition and Mutual Assistance Review

24 March 2006: Submission to the Australian Attorney-General’s Department on the Extradition and Mutual Assistance Review The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) makes the following submission to the Attorney-General’s Department extradition and mutual assistance review.For the information of the Department, the ALRC would like to highlight the relevant recommendations made in our report The Judicial

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24.11.2005

Draft Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities

24 November 2005: ALRC submission on Draft Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities (24 November 2005)The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) notes that the Convention currently prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.[1] ‘Discrimination on the basis of disability’ is defined in

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