The NSW Attorney General asked us to conduct a review of victims' involvement in the sentencing process [PDF 177KB].
We transmitted our Report: Victims' Involvement in Sentencing [PDF 541KB] to the Attorney General on 1 March 2018.
Crimes Legislation Amendment (Victims) Bill 2018 (NSW) introduced in the NSW Legislative Assembly, 24 October 2018
Government response to recommendations (October 2018) [PDF 56KB]
The submissions we received, including preliminary submissions, are available at the link below:
We produced a consultation paper to help us seek your views about victims' involvement in sentencing.
I ... request that the Council conduct a review of victims' involvement in the sentencing process under the Crimes (Sentencing Procedures) Act 1999 (NSW) and consider:
In undertaking this review, the Council should have regard to:
[Received 24 May 2017]
Victims' Involvement in Sentencing [PDF 541KB]