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9 April 2019

The State Government will introduce legislation abolishing the defence of provocation by the end of the year, after announcing today a Bill will be drafted to go out for extensive consultation.

4 April 2019

Changes to the Victims of Crime Act will make it easier and less stressful for victims to access compensation.

3 April 2019

Legislative reforms aimed at ensuring the courts have timely access to psychiatric assessments have passed State Parliament.

28 March 2019

Retired Supreme Court Judge the Honourable John Sulan QC has been appointed as South Australia’s next Reviewer of the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

28 March 2019

Attorney-General, Vickie Chapman has today announced two experienced South Australian lawyers have been appointed as Deputy Presidents of the South Australian Employment Tribunal (SAET).

27 March 2019

An Adelaide duo who bought cars from interstate auctions and sold them under false pretences have been fined a total of more than $24,000 and ordered to repay nearly $4000 to consumers for numerous breaches of South Australia’s second-hand vehicle dealer laws.

26 March 2019

The Defamation Working Party is seeking feedback on defamation law in Australia, to identify areas for national reform.

8 March 2019

Former Supreme Court Justice, the Hon Brian Martin AO QC, has been appointed to undertake an independent review of the former Labor Government’s Major Indictable Reforms.

8 March 2019

More than 100 applications for information about a current or former partner have been made since the state’s Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme was implemented, with more than a quarter advised of a partner’s violent past.

28 February 2019

Measures aimed at reducing the backlog of forensic psychiatric assessments in the State’s courts have been introduced to State Parliament.


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