Improving the Response of the Justice System to Sexual Offences
Tabled in Parliament Date:
The Victorian Law Reform Commission has completed its report on Victoria’s laws relating to rape, sexual assault and associated adult and child sexual offences.
The report was released on 12 November 2021. Download it here.
The review identifies opportunities to embed and build upon previous reforms, identifies the barriers to reporting and resolving sexual offences, and makes recommendations to improve the justice system’s response.
Reporting date: ‘Grab and drag’ laws
The Commission delivered its additional report on the proposed new ‘Grab and drag’ offence in December 2021. It was tabled in Parliament and published on 6 April 2022.
- Terms of reference received
- Submissions and consultations
- Submissions closed
- Final Report
- Tabled in parliament
Improving the Justice System Response to Sexual Offences: Supplementary Report on 'Grab and Drag' Conduct (html)
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