Judicial Conduct Commissioner Bill 2015

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Judicial Conduct Commissioner Bill 2015
Summary: 
The Judicial Conduct Commissioner Bill 2015 has been introduced into Parliament and is currently before the Legislative Council.

Bill:  Judicial Conduct Commissioner Bill 2015 (PDF 145KB) - link to South Australian Legislation website


Consultation on the Draft Bill closed on January 31 2015. The information below is provided for reference only.

Draft Bill:    Consultation Draft of the Judicial Conduct Commissioner Bill 2015 (PDF 127KB)

This Bill creates a Judicial Conduct Commissioner and provides for the establishment of a transparent, formal and independent mechanism for dealing with complaints made against judicial officers, such as Judges and Magistrates. Further information is provided in the Fact Sheet below.

Fact Sheet:  Transforming Criminal Justice - Establishment of a Judicial Conduct Commissioner (PDF 348.1KB)

News Release: New Commissioner to oversee complaints against judicial officers (PDF 98.5KB)