House Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Inquiry into the role and function of the Law Reform Commission of Australia
On 30 May 1994, the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs tabled its report on the inquiry into the role and function of the Law Reform Commission of Australia entitled Law reform - the challenge continues.
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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 9 chapters, 1 dissent and 6 appendices.
Law reform - the challenge continues
Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 5 (PDF 5801KB)
Foreword, Contents, Terms of Reference, Committee Membership, List of Abbreviations and Acronyms, Summary and Recommendations
Ch2: A history of the Commission
Ch3: Operations and effectiveness
Ch4: The role and function of the Commission
Ch5: Membership and organisation structures of the Commission
Part B: Chapter 6 to Appendix F (end) (PDF 4121KB)
Ch6: Making a reference to the Commission
Ch7: Amendments to the Law Reform Commission Act 1973 and other legislation
Ch8: Relationships between the Commission and other federal bodies
Ch9: Relationships between the Commission and state and territory law reform bodies
Appendix A: List of submissions
Appendix B: List of exhibits
Appendix C: List of witnesses
Appendix D: Law reform Commission Act 1973
Appendix E: Information on the Law Reform Commission's references
Appendix F: List of successive holders of office of the Law Reform Commission
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