Department of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory Government

Justice Legislation Amendment (Domestic and Family Violence) Bill 2019

Status - Key Documents - Public Briefing and Hearing - SubmissionsTabled Papers - ReportContact

On 28 November 2019 the Legislative Assembly referred the Justice Legislation Amendment (Domestic and Family Violence) Bill 2019 to the Legislation Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms of Reference by 24 March 2020

The Committee encourages all interested people to provide their comments and feedback on the Bill.

The Committee is to inquire into and report on:
a) whether the Assembly should pass the Bill;
b) whether the Assembly should amend the Bill;
c) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals; and
d) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the institution of Parliament.

Submissions should be sent to LSC@nt.gov.au by close of business Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Status

Report Tabled

Key Documents

Justice Legislation Amendment (Domestic and Family Violence) Bill 2019
Explanatory Statement
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights
Bail Act 1982
Criminal Code Act 1983

Domestic and Family Violence Act 2007
Sentencing Act 1995

Submissions

Submission 1 - Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission
Submission 2 - Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, Australian National University
Submission 3 - Darwin Community Legal Service
Submission 4 - Law Society NT
Submission 5 - Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit
Submission 6 - Northern Territory Council of Social Service
Submission 7 - Northern Territory Women's Legal Service
Submission 7 Attachment A - Northern Territory Women's Legal Service
Submission 8 - North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Service

Public Briefings and Hearings

Public Briefing Schedule - Monday 9 December 2019
Public Briefing Transcript - Monday 9 December 2019
Public Hearing Schedule - Monday 2 March 2020
Public Hearing Transcript - Monday 2 March 2020

Tabled Papers

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice - Answer to Question Taken on Notice - Consultation with services in Katherine and the Barkly Region - 12 December 2019
Department of the Attorney-General and Justice - Responses to Written Questions - 25 February 2020 

Report

Inquiry into the Justice Legislation Amendment (domestic and Family Violence) Bill 2019 - 18 March 2020
Associated Minutes of Proceedings

Contact

Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
DARWIN NT 0801 
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1485
Email: Contact

Last updated: 18 Mar 2020