Inquiry into Jury Service in Victoria

Terms of Reference

Pursuant to section 4F(1)(a)(ii) of the Parliamentary Committees Act 1968, the Governor in Council refers the following matters to the Law Reform Committee:

  1. to review and make recommendations on the criteria governing ineligibility for, and disqualification and excusal from, jury service under sections 4 and 5 of the Juries Act 1967;
  2. to review and make recommendations in respect of the compilation of jury lists under Part II and the pre-selection of jurors under Part III of the Juries Act 1967;
  3. to review and make recommendations in respect of the preparation of jury panels and the summoning of jurors under ss. 20, 20A, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27 of the Juries Act 1967.

Under section 4F (3) of the Parliamentary Committees Act 1968, the Governor in Council specifies 30 November 1995 as the date by which the Committee is required to make its final report to the Parliament on this matter.

Dated: 20 September 1994
Responsible Minister: JAN WADE, MP Attorney-General


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