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Inquiry into Criminal Liability for Actions Performed in a State of Self-induced Intoxication
Blokland, Jenny, “Dangerous Acts: A Critical Appraisal of Section 154 of the Northern Territory Criminal Code", (1995) 19 Crim LJ, 74.
Goode, Matthew, "Some Thoughts on the Present State of the "Defence" of Intoxication", (1984) 8 Crim LJ 104.
Leader-Elliott, Ian, "Voluntariness, Intoxication and Fault", (1991) 15 Crim LJ 112.
Criminal Law Officers, Committee of the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General, Model Criminal Code: Chapter 2 – General Principles of Criminal Responsibility, Final Report, December 1992.
The Law Commission, (England and Wales), Legislating the Criminal Code: Intoxication and Criminal Liability, February, 1995.
Law Reform Commissioner of Tasmania, Insanity, Intoxication and Automatism, Report No. 61, 1989.
Law Reform Commission of Victoria, Criminal Responsibility: Intention and Gross Intoxication, Report No 6, November 1986.
South Australian Attorney-General’s Office, Intoxication and Criminal Responsibility, Discussion Paper, July 1998.
Legislation and Related Materials
Criminal Code Amendment Bill 1997, Second Reading Speech, 3/12/97, p 10,226.
Criminal Code Amendment Bill 1997, Hansard, 5/3/98.
Criminal Code Amendment Bill 1997, Explanatory Memorandum.
Vanstone, Amanda, Drunks Defence Removed, Media Release, 25/3/98.
Vanstone, Amanda, Government to Ensure Early Removal of Drunk’s Defence, Media Release, 2/12/97.
Williams, Daryl, States Urged to Dump Drunk’s Defence, News Release, 29/10/97.
Crimes (Amendment) Bill (No. 4) 1998 (ACT).
Crimes (Amendment) Bill (No. 4) 1998 (ACT), Explanatory Memorandum.
Humphries, Gary, Government to Outlaw ‘Drunk’s Defence’, Media Release, 28/5/98.New South Wales
Criminal Legislation Further Amendment Bill 1995 (NSW), Explanatory Note.
Criminal Legislation Further Amendment Bill 1995 (NSW), Second Reading Speech, Hansard, 6/12/95, p 4278.
Criminal Legislation Amendment Act 1996 (NSW) - pdf file 120.82Kb.
Crimes Amendment (Diminished Responsibility) Act 1997 (NSW).
Mullen, Vicki, "Intoxication and Criminal Responsibility", Briefing Paper No 30/95.