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.

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Sep 2013

Succession Laws

Victoria's succession laws have long conveyed enduring values about the the transfer of wealth from one generation to the next. But there is no doubt that community expectations have changed in...
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Aug 2013

Birth registration and birth certificates

Birth registration is a significant life event, the first step in the process of formal recognition by the state. Similarly, a birth certificate is a step in creating an individual's civil law...
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Feb 2012

Guardianship

Those whose decision-making ability is impaired sometimes need a guardian appointed to them. Although Victoria has been an Australian and world leader in guardianship law, social changes in this area...
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Dec 2011

Sex Offenders Registration

Operating since October 2004 by Victoria Police, the Sex Offenders Register was created as a socially protective measure, providing information about sex offenders that may prevent sexual crimes....
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May 2011

Property

By 2009, it was generally believed that the Property Law Act 1958 had become a cumbersome document, difficult to navigate, complicated by numberless amendments, and containing references to outdated...
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