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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 obligations of public authorities under the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities

Maxwell photoBY JACK MAXWELL

On 4 May 2006, then Victorian Attorney-General Rob Hulls proclaimed that the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities records ‘the civil and political rights we all hold and expect government to observe.’ The Charter enshrines this expectation … Read the rest

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