Inquiry into averment provisions in Australian customs legislation
On Monday 31 May 2004, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs tabled its report on the inquiry into averment provisions in Australian customs legislation.
A copy of the entire report and the individual chapters are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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Modern-day usage of averments in customs prosecutions
||Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations
||The Appropriateness of the Averment Provisions
||The Use of the Averment Provisions in, Comptroller-General of Customs v Tomson and Keomalavong
||List of submissions
||List of exhibits
||List of witnesses
||Correspondence from the Director of Public Prosecutions
||Hon Duncan Kerr MP
Click here for a consolidated copy of the report (excluding Appendices D and E and the dissenting report that can be viewed from the links above) (PDF 434KB).
Terms of Reference
Public hearings (and transcripts)
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