Criminal Liability of the Crown: Final Report

The Criminal Liability for Workplace Death and Serious Injury in the Public Sector: Final Report was tabled in Parliament on 9 May 2002.

The report contains recommendations on how to extend the statutory offences of ‘corporate manslaughter’ and ‘negligently causing serious injury by a body corporate’ to the public sector.

Below is an outline of the chapters:

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Composition of the Public Sector
Chapter 3: Imposing Criminal Liability on ‘Public Sector Entities’
Chapter 4: Application of Senior Officer Offences to Senior Employees
Chapter 5: Other Reform Issues

For a hard copy of the report contact the Commission on (03) 8608 7800 or email

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Victorian Law Reform Commission
Date published: 
01 Mar 2002
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