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Review of the Expungement of Historical Offences Act 2017: Call for written submissions (Closing Monday 31 August 2020)

Section 32 of the Expungement of Historical Offences Act 2017 (the Act) requires the Minister to cause an independent review of the operation of the Act to be completed within 6 months after the second anniversary of the Act’s commencement. The Act commenced on 9 April 2018. See public notice here.

In accordance with section 32 of the Expungement of Historical Offences Act 2017 (the Act), the Minister for Justice, the Honourable Elise Archer MP, has commissioned an independent review of the operation of the above Act. See letter to stakeholders here.