The Attorney-General Robert Clark has announced that the Commission will review the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997. The law determines a person’s fitness to be tried, and what happens to persons found not fit or not guilty. Mr Clark said the review will seek to ensure that the law operates justly, effectively and consistently. Read the Attorney-General's media release on the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act.
Victorian Law Reform Commission to review law on mental impairment and culpability
15 Aug 2012