Jury Directions: Terms of Reference

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is to review and to recommend any procedural, administrative and legislative changes that may simplify, shorten or otherwise improve the charges, directions and warnings given by judges to juries in criminal trials. In particular, the Commission should:

(a) identify directions or warnings which may no longer be required or could be simplified;

(b) consider whether judges should be required to warn or direct the jury in relation to matters that are not raised by counsel in the trial; Read more about Jury Directions: Terms of Reference


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