Referral to the Commission

1.1 By letter dated 12 October 2018, the then-Attorney-General, the Hon. Martin Pakula MP asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission (the Commission) to review and report on the law relating to contempt of court, the possible reform of the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958 (Vic) and the legal framework for enforcement of prohibitions or restrictions on the publication of information. In relation to this last issue, the terms of reference ask the Commission to consider the law relating to contempt of court, the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act and the Open Courts Act 2013 (Vic).

1.2 The terms of reference are set out on page xiii.

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