Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019
The submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee’s inquiry into the Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 was prepared by the Law Council.
The Law Council welcomes the Bill as an important part of implementing recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
The Law Council acknowledges that it is critical that survivors of sexual abuse are able to seek and obtain a criminal justice response to child sexual abuse. It is also vital that the criminal justice response adheres to fundamental rule of law and criminal justice principles. The Law Council’s submission is based on these principles.
You can read the full submission below.