Submission to the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee on the four-year review of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 - Jul 2011

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has made a submission to the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee (SARC) on the four-year review of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

  • Submission overview and recommendations (PDF, 304KB)
  • Charter review submission (PDF, 1.7MB)
  • Appendix A - Human rights laws in other jurisdictions (PDF, 184KB)
  • Appendix B - Economic, social & cultural rights and the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities – A framework for discussion
  • Appendix C - Talking rights: Consulting with Victorians about economic, social and cultural rights and the Charter
  • Appendix D - Advancing women’s rights – exploring the relationship between the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
  • Appendix E - Differences between the ICCPR and the Charter (PDF, 190KB)
  • Appendix F - Talking rights: Consulting with Victorians about the rights of people with disabilities and the Charter
  • Appendix G - Indigenous self-determination and the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities – A framework for discussion
  • Appendix H - Talking rights: Consulting with Victoria's Indigenous community about self-determination and the Charter
  • Appendix I - Talking rights: 2010 Report on the operation of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities
  • Appendix J - Talking rights: compilation report - Resource materials to accompany the 2010 report on the operation of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006
  • Appendix K - Cases using the Charter (PDF, 257KB)
  • Appendix L - Report to stakeholders - Review of the intervention function (PDF, 41KB)
  • Appendix M - Deloitte Access Economics: Impacts of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities: Some economic perspectives (PDF 201KB)
  • Appendix N - Overview of Commission Interventions 2008-2011 (PDF, 180KB)
  • Appendix O - Education and engagement work (PDF, 177KB)
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