Victoria Law Reform Commission Consultation on Jurors Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Blind or Have Low Vision
The Victoria Law Reform Commission is conducting a public consultation on more inclusive juries.
The state of Victoria is in south-eastern Australia and its capital is Melbourne.
The Commission wants to find out what reforms are needed to improve access for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision who wish to serve as jurors in the state of Victoria.
It issued a consultation paper in December 2020 and will be gathering input until the end of February.
From the terms of reference:
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“The Juries Act 2000 (Vic) provides a list of people who are