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Consultations and reviews

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: sixth periodic report

Closing date
In 2018, the Attorney‑General's Department invited comments and feedback on Australia's draft sixth periodic report to the Committee against Torture, by 7 September 2018.

Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments

Closing date
In 2018, the Attorney-General’s Department negotiated a draft convention to establish uniform rules for the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in civil or commercial matters (the Hague Conference Judgments Project)

Development of the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

Closing date
In December 2006, the Trans-Tasman Working Group on Court Proceedings and Regulatory Enforcement delivered their final report. The report make ten recommendations detailing how the legal framework for resolving civil disputes with a trans-Tasman element might be improved.