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Reference received: 1 March 2013
Report 140: Criminal appeals (PDF, 2.5 MB), March 2014
Tabled in parliament: 18 June 2014
Question paper 1: Criminal appeals preliminary issues (PDF, 550.5 KB), July 2013
Refer to the Law Reform Commission an inquiry, pursuant to section 10 of the Law Reform Commission Act 1967, aimed at improving and consolidating legislative provisions dealing with criminal appeals.
Specifically, the Commission is to review current avenues of appeals in all criminal matters, with a view to simplifying and streamlining appeal processes, and consolidating criminal appeal provisions into a single Act.
In undertaking this review the Commission should have regard to:
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