Review of Legal Services in Rural and Regional Victoria

Terms of Reference

To the Law Reform Committee for inquiry, consideration and report by the first day of the Autumn 2001 Parliamentary sittings:

  1. the accessibility and adequacy of legal services in regional and rural Victoria and to examine the effect of any lack of services in these sectors of the community. In particular, to examine the accessibility and adequacy of
    1. legal aid facilities and services including Victorian Legal Aid, Community Legal Centres and pro bono services;
    2. court and tribunal facilities and services;
    3. including the location of courts in light of population shifts;
    4. appropriateness of current circuit arrangements legal professional services;
  2. how access to the services referred to in paragraph (a) may be improved through the use of current and emerging technology.
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 August 2011