6 Conclusion

  1. 6.1 This consultation paper has covered a broad range of issues relevant to the application and consequences of the forfeiture rule as well as canvassing potential options for reform.
  2. 6.2 The Commission welcomes submissions from all areas of the community. It particularly invites submissions from those who have been affected by the forfeiture rule as well as from professionals with specialist knowledge in succession law, criminal law, property law and mental health.
  3. 6.3 You can provide input into the Commission’s review of the forfeiture rule by responding to the questions throughout the paper. The Commission’s questions are also included at the back of this paper. Information about how to provide the Commission with a submission is on page vi. To allow the Commission time to consider your views before deciding on final recommendations, submissions are due by 28 April 2014.
  4. 6.4 Your responses to these questions will assist the Commission to determine whether changes are needed to improve the operation of this specialised but important area of  the law.

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