Final reports

For each project, the Commission publishes a final report, which is submitted to government and subsequently tabled in the Victorian Parliament.

This page lists reports produced by the Commission since it commenced operations in 2001.

Reports that were produced by an earlier body, the Law Reform Commission of Victoria, are not on this website. You can access those reports (1985-1992) on the austlii website.

Cover of Crimes (Mental Impairment) report
Aug 2014

Crimes (Mental Impairment)

In August 2012 the Commission was asked to review the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 (CMIA) to ensure that to ensure it operates justly, effectively and consistently...
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Jury empanelment consultation paper cover
May 2014

Jury Empanelment

In March 2013 the Commission was asked to review three aspects of jury empanelment for both criminal and civil trials:Whether jurors should be identified in court by name or number Peremptory...
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Succession laws cover image
Sep 2013

Succession Laws

In March 2012 the Commission was asked by the Attorney-General to conduct a review of the laws of succession. The Victorian review followed a nationwide project conducted by the National Committee...
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Birth registration report cover
Aug 2013

Birth registration and birth certificates

The Commission reviewed Victoria’s laws in relation to birth registration and birth certificates, in accordance with section 5(1)(b) of the Victorian Law Reform Commission Act 2000 (Vic), which...
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Feb 2012


In May 2009, the Attorney-General asked the Commission to review the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 (Vic) and report on whether changes were needed.Laws about guardianship and...
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