Tag: Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic)

The Principle of Legality and Section 32(1) of the Charter: Same Same or Different?

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BY BRUCE CHEN

The principle of legality and s 32(1) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic) (‘Charter’) are both directed at the interpretation of legislation with, broadly speaking, similar objectives directed at the protection of … Read the rest

The First Four Years of Australia’s Parliamentary Scrutiny Regime for Human Rights

Screen Shot 2016-04-07 at 9.57.10 pmBY GEORGE WILLIAMS AND DANIEL REYNOLDS

Australia is an exception when it comes to the legal protection of human rights. It remains the only democracy without a national human rights act or Bill of Rights. This remains the case despite … Read the rest

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