Inquiry into Administration of Justice Offences

Terms of Reference

Referred by the Governor in Council on 6 May 2003.

To inquire into, consider and report to Parliament on:

  1. The current state of law in Victoria in relation to administration of justice offences (such as perjury, perverting the course of justice, falsifying evidence and threatening witnesses); and
  2. Whether these laws should be amended, and in what way, having particular regard to interstate laws and the recommendations of the Model Criminal Code Officers Committee Discussion Paper on Administration of Justice Offences (July 1997).

The Committee is required to report to Parliament by 31 December, 2003*.

*The reporting date for this Inquiry has been extended. The Committee is now required to report to Parliament by the last day of the Autumn sittings 2004.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 November 2010