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Legislation

Victoria

Bail Act 1977 (Vic)

Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic)

Children and Justice Legislation Amendment (Youth Justice Reform) Act 2017 (Vic)

Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 (Vic)

Constitution Act 1975 (Vic)

County Court Act 1958 (Vic)

Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

Criminal Procedure Act 2009 (Vic)

Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1958 (Vic)

Evidence Act 2008 (Vic)

Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic)

Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendment Act 2018 (Vic)

Magistrates’ Court (Committal Proceedings) Act 2000 (Vic)

Magistrates’ Court Act 1989 (Vic)

Public Prosecutions Act 1994 (Vic)

Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic)

Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic)

Victims and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2018 (Vic)

Victims’ Charter Act 2006 (Vic)

Victims of Crime Commissioner Act 2015 (Vic)

Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine Act 1985 (Vic)

Wrongs Act 1958 (Vic)

Commonwealth

Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth)

Other Australian Jurisdictions

Criminal Procedure Act 1921 (SA)

Criminal Procedure Act 1986 (NSW)

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1986 (NSW)

Justices Act 1886 (Qld)

Summary Procedure (Indictable Offences) Amendment Act 2017 (SA)

International

Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (UK)

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, opened for signature 16 December 1966,

999 UNTS 171 (entered into force 23 March 1976)

United Nations Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power, GA Res 40/34, UN Doc A/Res/40/34 (29 November 1985)

Case Law

Victoria

AJ v The Queen [2011] VSCA 215, (2011) 32 VR 614

Anile v The Queen [2018] VSCA 235

BA v Attorney-General [2017] VSC 259; 319 FLR 329

Cannon v Tahche [2002] VSCA 84; (2002) 5 VR 317

Cook v The Queen [2019] VSCA 87

DL v Reynolds [1994] (Supreme Court of Victoria, Vincent JA, 9 August 1994)

Edebone v Allen [1991] 2 VR 659

Gild v The Queen [2018] VSCA 317

Metro Trains Melbourne Pty Ltd v Paciocco [2017] VSC 778

OPP v BW [2010] VChC 2

R v Evans [2003] VSCA 223

R v Farquharson [2009] VSCA 307, (2009) 26 VR 410

R v Dupas [2006] VSC 481, (2006) 14 VR 228

R v Walker [2004] VSC 411

Ragg v Magistrates’ Court of Victoria [2008] VSC 1, (2008) 18 VR 300

Commonwealth

Alister v The Queen (1984) 154 CLR 404

Barton v The Queen (1980) 147 CLR 75

Director of Public Prosecutions Reference No 1 of 2017 [2019] HCA 9, (2019) 364 ALR 407

Dupas v The Queen [2010] HCA 20, (2010) 241 CLR 237

Forsyth v Rodda (1988) 37 A Crim R 50

Forsyth v Rodda (1989) 87 ALR 699

Grassby v The Queen (1989) 168 CLR 1

Jago v District Court of New South Wales (1989) 168 CLR 23

Latoudis v Casey (1990) 170 CLR 534

Mallard v The Queen [2005] HCA 68, (2005) 224 CLR 125

Maxwell v The Queen (1996) 184 CLR 501

R v Carrol [2002] HCA 55, (2002) 213 CLR 635

R v Glennon (1992) 173 CLR 592

Thorp v Abbotto (1992) 34 FCR 366

Walton v Gardiner (1993) 177 CLR 378

Williams v Spautz (1992) 174 CLR 509

Other Australian Jurisdictions

R v Spiteri (2004) 61 NSWLR 369, [2004] 61 NSWCCA 321

International

R v Ward [1993] 2 All ER 577

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