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G.B. v Australia (11/2013) Australian Government Response

Human Rights Communications

Human rights
Publication date

11/2013 concerning refusal to accommodate the author's disability to perform jury duty

The author alleged that Australia had violated articles 2, 4, 5, 9, 12, 13, 21 and 29 of the CRPD because of an alleged policy to exclude people who require Auslan interpretation from performing jury duty.

The Committee issued adverse views in relation to articles 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 13, 21 and 29.