Options paper for a Charter of Human Rights for NSW
The Bar Association supports community consultation regarding a charter of human rights. It asked its Human Rights Committee to draft an options paper >>
The question of enacting a Bill of Rights for Australia can not be brushed aside as unworthy of serious debate.
the Hon Michael McHugh AC QC
Sarah Pritchard SC (Chair)
Nicholas Cowdery QC
Melissa Perry QC
Richard Lancaster SC
Kate Eastman SC
Jonathan Kay Hoyle
Prof Andrew Byrnes
Bar Association Staff Member
- Monitoring legislation and prospective legislation for its impact on human rights.
- Providing opinion to the Council, the Criminal Law Committee and the President on human rights issues.
- Deal with such other matters as are referred to it by the Bar Council or the Executive for consideration and report.