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Author Australia. Law Reform Commission.

Title Royal commissions and official inquiries : discussion paper / Australian Law Reform Commission
Published Sydney : Australian Law Reform Commission, 2009

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Description 511 pages ; 25 cm
Series Discussion paper / Australian Law Reform Commission ; 75
Discussion paper (Australia. Law Reform Commission) ; 75.
Contents 1. Introduction to the inquiry -- 2. History and role of public inquiries -- 3. Overview of the Royal commissions Act 1902 (Cth) -- 4. Comparative forms of public inquiry -- 5. A new statutory framework for public inquiries -- 6. Establishment -- 7. Reports and recommendations -- 8. Administration and records -- 9. Funding and costs -- 10. Minimising costs -- 11. Powers -- 12. Protection from legal liability -- 13. National security -- 14. Inquiries and courts -- 15. Procedures -- 16. Privileges and public interest immunity -- 17. Statutory exemptions from disclosure -- 18. Offences -- 19. Contempt -- 20. Penalties, proceedings and costs
Notes "August 2009."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Australia. Royal Commissions Act 1902
Governmental investigations -- Australia
Legislative hearings -- Australia
Governmental investigations
Legislative hearings
Australia
Form Electronic book
Author Australia. Law Reform Commission.
ISBN 9780980415377
0980415373