Inclusive Juries – Access for People who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Blind or Have Low Vision

Project Status:

Submissions closed

Start Date:

12/03/2020

Tabled in Parliament Date:

N/A

Reference

The Commission is considering what changes to legislation and practices should be made to enhance access for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision who wish to serve as jurors in Victoria.

Submissions to this law reform inquiry have closed. You can download the submissions we received from the link at the bottom of the page.

Read about the issues that the Commission is considering in the consultation paper.

If you would like to receive updates on this inquiry please send us your details via the form on the Contact Us page.

Listen to our podcast

Listen to the latest episode of ‘Old Law, New Law’ – an interview with Professor Ron McCallum AO on why jury service needs to be more accessible and inclusive. Transcript

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Inclusive Juries - Access for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is considering what changes to the law should be made to help people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision who wish to serve as jurors in Victoria.

Project Stage

  • Terms of reference received
  • Submissions and consultations
  • Submissions closed
  • Final Report
  • Tabled in parliament

Publications

Publication Date

02/06/2021

The Commission received 13 submissions. Read more
Publication Date

24/12/2020

The Commission is considering what changes to legislation and practices should be made to enhance access for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision who wish to serve as jurors in Victoria. Read about the issues in the consultation paper. Read more
Publication Date

24/12/2020

The Commission is considering what changes to legislation and practices should be made to enhance access for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision who wish to serve as jurors in Victoria. Read about the issues in the consultation paper. Read more
Publication Date

24/12/2020

The Commission is considering what changes to legislation and practices should be made to enhance access for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision who wish to serve as jurors in Victoria. Read about the issues in the consultation paper. Consultation Paper (Word)