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.
The Founding Agreement between the State Government, the University of Tasmania and the Law Society can be found here: Founding Agreement (PDF 70 KB)
Authorised by the Director, Tasmanian Law Reform Institute
20 September, 2012