Sentencing Council

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​Review of sentencing for murder and manslaughter

The Attorney General has asked us to review sentencing for murder and manslaughter, including the penalties imposed for domestic and family violence homicides and the standard non-parole periods for murder.

The Sentencing Council is now preparing a report that will be transmitted to the Attorney General.

Submissions on our Consultation Paper closed on Friday 7 February 2020.

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