A Sentencing Guidelines Council for Victoria: Issues Paper is designed to assist with community consultation on the creation of a Victorian sentencing guidelines council. It considers the purposes, composition and functions of such a council. It also examines what sentencing guidelines might look like in the Victorian context and the potential effect of the guidelines.
The Council has received advice on potential constitutional limitations of a sentencing guidelines council in Victoria. This advice is available for download below.
Issues paper authored and published by the Sentencing Advisory Council
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