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.

Nov 2004

Defences to Homicide

In 2001 the Commission was asked to review the law on defences to homicide. The review concerned how differences in culpability for killings should be taken into account in Victorian law. The...
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Aug 2004

Sexual Offences

In 2001, the Commission was asked to consider ways the system could become more responsive to sexual offence complainants to encourage more people to report offences to police and see the case...
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Nov 2003

Intellectual Disabilities

In 2001, the Commission was asked to review and recommend changes to the existing provisions for the compulsory treatment and care of persons with an intellectual disability who are at risk to...
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Apr 2002

Disputes Between Co-owners

On 27 April 2001, the Commission was asked to simplify and clarify the law for co-owners, make the sale and division of co-owned land easier, minimise disputes and clarify the mechanisms for...
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Mar 2002

Criminal Liability of the Crown

In November 2001, the government introduced the Crimes (Workplace Deaths and Serious Injuries) Bill 2001. The Bill intended to make corporations criminally liable for serious injury and death in the...
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