Welcome to the Victorian Law Reform Commission

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is an independent, government-funded organisation that develops, reviews and recommends reform of Victoria's state laws. The Commission has a charter to consult with the community and advise the Attorney-General on how to improve and update Victorian laws.

Birth registration and birth certificates report

Birth registration report published

The Commission's report on birth registration and birth certificates was tabled in parliament on 12 November 2013. 

Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried)

CMIA submissions have closed

Submissions are now closed for the Commission's review of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act. The Commission will report to the Attorney-General by 30 June 2014. Read the public submissions.

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VLRC reviews the forfeiture rule

We are seeking submissions for our review of the forfeiture rule. Read the consultation paper, or take our forfeiture quiz.

Make an online submission to our review of forfeiture.

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