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Legislation relating to transport and video links

Legislation relating to transport and video links.

Corrections Act 1986 (Vic)

This Act provides for the establishment, management and security of prisons and the welfare of prisoners. It also provides for the administration of services related to community-based corrections and for the welfare of offenders.

It also establishes the victims register.

See Corrections Act 1986 (Vic)(opens in a new window) .

Corrections Regulations 2019 (Vic)

These regulations provide for the management, administration and security of prisons including prison discipline, the conduct of Governor's hearings, children of prisoners and prison visits. They provide for the welfare of prisoners and offenders and prescribe various forms.

See Corrections Regulations 2019 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1958 (Vic)

This Act sets our how evidence may be obtained, including confidential communications. It deals with witness protection identity certificates, explains how audio visual and audio links are to be used by witnesses wh o are giving evidence remotely.

See Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1958 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Criminal Procedure Act 2009 (Vic)

This Act clarifies, simplifies and consolidates laws that relate to criminal procedure in the Magistrates, County and Supreme Courts.

See Criminal Procedure Act 2009 (Vic)(opens in a new window).

Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic)

This Act sets out the Human Rights Charter (the Charter) which obliges public authorities to take into consideration when they are making decis ions. It also gives the courts the power to interpret and apply legislation in accordance with human rights that are set out in the Charter.

Parliament must also consider whether legislation complies with the Charter when it is making new laws.

See Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic)(opens in a new window).