Comment on Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Act
Consultation is now closed.
The Department of the Attorney General and Justice is currently working on a proposal to amend section 19 of the Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Act
to ensure that a victim of an offence involving domestic violence is
compellable as a witness and cannot object to giving evidence under
section 18 of the Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Act.
A consultation draft Evidence (National Uniform Legislation) Amendment Bill 2015 and Summary Paper have been prepared.
Download the consultation papers :
You are invited to provide comments on both the Consultation Bill
and the proposed risk management strategy to the Department of the
Attorney General and Justice. Comments can be as short or informal as
an email or letter, or can be a more substantial document. Comments do
not have to address all aspects of the Consultation Bill.
Comments can be sent to:
Director, Legal Policy
Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
GPO Box 1722
DARWIN NT 0801
However electronic copies of comments are preferred and should be sent whenever possible by email to Policy.AGD@nt.gov.au
Any comments must be provided by COB Thursday 4 June 2015.
Last updated: 09 July 2015