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2 May 2017
‘Exceptional circumstances’ bail review power already exercised
Dismay at the use of the bail review power just one day after it commenced operation.
1 May 2017
Law Society still opposes new bail review power
Law Society expresses ongoing concern at the new bail review power for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), which commences operation today.
16 Feb 2017
Law Society disappointed by lack of consultation
The Law Society expressed disappointment at the retrospective legislation passed by the Legislative Assembly today that attempted to ensure the validity of certain decisions made in relation to Intensive Correction Orders (ICOs).
14 Feb 2017
Law Society supports continued law reform
The Law Society acknowledged the call by the Shadow ACT Attorney-General for an independent review of the bail system in the ACT, prompted in part by the tragic events in Melbourne.
4 Aug 2016
Law Society condemns new bail review power
The ACT Law Society today expressed deep disappointment at the decision of the Legislative Assembly to support the introduction of a new bail review power for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
9 Jun 2016
Proposed changes to Bail Act unfair, unbalanced, and inequitable
The Law Society criticised the ACT Government’s proposal to introduce a new bail review power for the Director of Public Prosecutions as disgraceful.