Judiciary, Legal Profession & Procedure News


Tasmania Releases Draft Electoral Reform Bills for Public Comment

Thursday 16 September 2021 @ 8.52 a.m. | Judiciary, Legal Profession & Procedure | Legal Research

On 16 February 2021, the Final Report into the review of the Electoral Act (“the Final Report”) was released. In response, the Tasmania Government has released draft legislation in order to consult on the possibility of introducing a political donations disclosure scheme.

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WA Bill to Amend Sentencing for Persons Linked to Terrorism

Friday 3 September 2021 @ 8.47 a.m. | Crime | Judiciary, Legal Profession & Procedure

The Sentencing Legislation Amendment (Persons Linked to Terrorism) Bill 2021 (WA) ("the Bill") was introduced into the WA Legislative Assembly by Attorney General John Quigley ("the Attorney General") on 18 August 2021.

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NT Bill for an Independent Chairperson for the Parole Board

Friday 27 August 2021 @ 3.29 p.m. | Crime | Judiciary, Legal Profession & Procedure | Legal Research

On 11 August 2021, the Parole Amendment Bill 2021 (NT) (“the Bill”), was introduced to the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly by Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Selena Uibo ("the Minister").

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Judicial Proceedings Reports Amendment Bill 2021 (Vic) Introduced

Friday 13 August 2021 @ 1.55 p.m. | Judiciary, Legal Profession & Procedure | Legal Research

On 3 August 2021, the Judicial Proceedings Reports Amendment Bill 2021 (Vic) (‘the Bill’) was introduced in the Victorian Legislative Assembly by Natalie Hutchins, Minister for Victim Support (‘the Minister’).

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WA Protection of Information Act for Entry Registration

Friday 2 July 2021 @ 2.36 p.m. | Judiciary, Legal Profession & Procedure | Legal Research

The Protection of Information (Entry Registration Information Relating to COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases) Act 2021 (WA) (No 3 of 2021) ('the Act') received assent on 21 June 2021 and commenced on 22 June 2021. The Bill for the Act was introduced into the Western Australian Assembly on 15 June 2021 by Attorney-General John Quigley.

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