The Institute welcomes a new Board member, Ms Kim Baumeler, appointed by The Law Society. Kim has previously sat on the Board on an ad hoc basis and we look forward to working with her in her new role as a permanent Board member.
The Institute has released a new Research Paper The Legal Issues Related to Same-Sex Marriage.
The Institute was established in 2001 by agreement between the State Government, the University of Tasmania and the Law Society. The functions of the Institute include the review of laws with a view to:
The Institute may receive proposals for law reform or research projects from a wide range of sources, including the judiciary, the Attorney-General, the Legal Aid Commission, government departments, the Parliament, the legal profession, members of the community and community groups.
Authorised by the Director, Tasmanian Law Reform Institute
20 September, 2012