The submission responds to the issues raised in the Discussion Paper: Issues arising under the Mental Health Act 2007 (NSW) (‘the MHA’).
PIAC’s submission to the NSW Law Reform Commission’s Sentencing Question Papers 8-12 focuses on the structure and hierarchy of sentencing options and the limited intermediate sentencing options ava
PIAC’s submission to the NSW Law Reform Commission forms part of a suite of submissions on the key focus areas of the inquiry into people with cognitive and mental impairments in the criminal
PIAC’s submission to the NSW Law Reform Commission’s Sentencing Question Papers 5-7 focuses on the need to ensure the diversion of people who are homeless and those with a mental
In May 2012, the NSW Law Reform Commission released a series of Question Papers as part of its review of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 (NSW).
In January 2012, the Federal Government released the draft Ten-Year Roadmap for National Mental Health Reform.
PIAC confined its comments to two areas raised in the Issues Paper, Review of Tribunals in New South Wales:
This submission by PIAC identifies the need for adequate funding to the non-government sector to manage effective partnerships with the private sector in delivering pro bono legal services
Despite a number of inquiries into the criminal justice system and reviews of bail laws in NSW over the last few years, NSW continues to have the highest remand population of any state in Australia